Texas Fish & Game

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November 15, 2016

Texas Hotshots – East Texas 8 point

I shot this buck Sunday morning, 11/13/16. It is an 8 point with a 18 inch spread. Killed in Freestone County.
November 14, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Father Son Hunt

My son, Johnathan Lindsey, shot his first deer ever while on a hunting trip at his father’s hunting lease in Cisco. This is being mounted due to the size and the antlers growing down.
November 11, 2016

November: The Magical Month

November. When hunters hear that word, most will immediately think of the rut or breeding season for whitetail deer. I have to admit it is and has been for as long as I can remember, my […]
November 9, 2016

Go Organic for Whitetail

Texas has a Cornucopia of Natural Alternatives to Corn and Other Artificial Deer Enticements. Let’s face it, Texas deer hunters pursue the wary whitetail in two basic ways―baiting and playing on the sexual urges of rutting bucks. Deer hunters, […]
November 9, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Opening Day East Texas Free Range Whitetail!!

Free range 12 pointer with split brow tines!! Took this beauty in Liberty county, TX at 9:05am opening day of rifle season. Harvested with 300 WBY. Magnum using WBY 165 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip cartridge.
November 8, 2016

Should We Hunt Rubs or Scrapes?

When I wore a younger man’s clothes, the question of the best place to hunt for deer often came to my mind. I can remember hours spent pondering this very thought while waiting for a whitetail […]
November 4, 2016

Prospects Remain Excellent for Deer Season

Hunters hoping Saturday’s opener brings reprieve from warm temps AUSTIN – Record high temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s from Amarillo to Austin left ardent bowhunters sweltering in their deer stands throughout October; a trend […]
November 3, 2016

Is It Illegal to Eat Deer Meat at Camp?

Did you know you may not process a deer beyond quarters at your deer camp unless the camp qualifies as a final destination? “While in camp you may remove and prepare a part of a wildlife […]
October 31, 2016

TPWD 2016 Deer Hunting Forecast Video Report

Hunters Have Reason to Smile This Season! Deer hunting brings in more than 2 billion dollars to the state’s economy each year and as fall comes to Texas, more than one million hunters are gearing up […]
October 27, 2016

Whitetail Secrets of Cold Fronts and Texas Rut Dates

Whitetail movement increasing after cold fronts is a commonly held belief among hunters. But according to Ken Swenson of Swenson Whitetail Ranch, he sees something different. “Our deer absolutely increase their eating in a big way before […]
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