Texas Fish & Game

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March 1, 2016

Texas pronghorn restoration efforts continue

The continuation of the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project progressed with another successful relocation of 112 pronghorn in late January. The animals were captured from healthy populations around Dalhart and moved to an area northwest of Marfa […]
February 22, 2016

New CWD case found at TX deer release site

A 3 1/2-year-old captive raised white-tailed buck harvested in early January by a hunter from a release site on a ranch in Medina and Uvalde counties has been confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The […]
February 22, 2016

20 extra dove days, later duck seasons in the works for TX

Texas dove hunters would get an additional 20 days this fall under proposed changes to the 2016-17 Statewide Hunting Proclamation for Migratory Game Birds up for public comment. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved […]
February 21, 2016

“Wild Wishes” (video)

It was a beautiful moment. A sweet, young girl who had recently lost her father, got the opportunity to pet and interact with her favorite animal-a zebra. A few months earlier at church, the Holy Spirit […]
February 17, 2016

The 8th Annual South West International Boat Show Announces 2016 Shows

The region’s largest in-water boat show adds second show in Fall 2016! The South West International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the Southwest, and the premier sail and power show for new and […]
February 12, 2016

The Tragic Saga of a Texas “Superbuck”

South Texas’ deer hunting is unique in that large ranches are managed for producing big whitetail bucks through carefully regulated harvests of mature deer, culling of deer, and feeding of protein and minerals. Many ranches have […]
February 12, 2016

Whitetail Vacation: Affordable Deer Management Hunts in Texas

For all practical purposes, modern trophy management for whitetail deer began in Texas. Three decades ago, owners of large ranches implemented practices that they felt might improve the quality of the deer they were seeing. Today, […]
February 4, 2016

North America’s Largest White Deer Herd Suffers Dramatic Decline

The effort to preserve the largest known herd of white deer in North America took a blow this week when an aerial census revealed that the herd had lost over half its numbers since 2008. For […]
February 1, 2016

Famous Hunter Jim Shockey’s Home Burglarized, Father’s Guns Stolen

Jim Shockey, the star of Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures and Uncharted, recently announced that his family home near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was burglarized. Several items, including his father’s prized rifles, were stolen. Read full story at OutdoorHub.com
January 25, 2016

Explorer Henry Worsley Dies 30 Miles from Finishing Solo Antarctica Trek

British explorer Henry Worsley died last week while attempting the first solo expedition across Antarctica in recorded history. After spending 71 days alone on the continent and traveling over 900 miles, Worsley was just 30 miles […]