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October 10, 2016

Texas Hotshots – First Deer EVER

This 11pt buck, scoring 155 7/8, was shot in Centerville, TX (Leon County) on a low fence ranch, Henderson Hills. This was her first deer…ever. LUCKY!
October 10, 2016

Texas Hotshots – First Buck

Taylor Campbell killed her first 8 point buck 144 4/8″ in Gregg County, Texas on a property that is MLD Level 3. She shot the deer at approximately 100 yards with with a 6.8mm Thompson Center […]
September 29, 2016

“Now” acorns key to archery opener success?

The archery-only season for whitetail deer throughout Texas opens Saturday Oct. 1. Tens of thousands of bowhunters will take to the field to get within 30 yards (yes, some further) of an extremely wary game animal […]
September 28, 2016
bowhunting

Bowhunting Invisible Bucks

Invisible Bucks Ask anyone who brings a bow into the woods and he will tell you that success with bow and arrow takes patience. It takes skill, knowledge of the habits of whitetail bucks and last […]
September 26, 2016
hunting

Hunting Natural for Deer Pt. 2

Sometimes one must find the underlying reasons why deer suddenly abandon their established feeding and travel patterns.  One reason that always causes deer to change their routine is if a natural highly sought after food source […]
September 23, 2016
bow hunting

“Ice Cream” foods are ticket to archery-only bucks Pt. 2

Coralberry or “buck brush” is a great source of food for deer. The name should give it away but the thicket it creates along with the nutrition it provides makes it a favorite among deer hunters […]
September 22, 2016

Did You Know the Rut has Little to do With Bucks?

The rut in whitetail deer has some equally confusing terminology associated with it. There is a lot of talk about second and even third ruts but what does it mean? Many hunters believe that cold fronts actually trigger the rut and […]
September 19, 2016

“Ice Cream” Foods Are Ticket to Bowhunting Bucks

Texas Fish and Game Hunting Editor Lou Marullo (and lifelong bowhunting enthusiast) believes hunters should focus on “ice cream” for deer in the coming archery-only season. Well, sort of. In Texas, most hunting is done over […]
September 15, 2016

Podcast: Preparing for Hunting Season with Guest Bill Henson

As he is in the process of preparing for hunting season, “Prowler Bill” Henson joins Dustin on this podcast and we talk about preparing for bow and gun season for big game and other hunting adventures. […]
August 30, 2016

TPW Commission Adopts New CWD Zones, Deer Movement Rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today approved new rules establishing chronic wasting disease (CWD) zones and restricting live deer movement authorized under permits to or from properties within those areas. In addition, the commission adopted […]
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