Texas Fish & Game

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October 15, 2019

Delta Sets Out To “Defend The Hunt”

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Delta Waterfowl announces the launch of HunteR3, an aggressive suite of programs to boost the number of waterfowl hunters in North America. “Baby Boomers are aging out of hunting participation and they’re […]
October 10, 2019

Proposal Could Increase Shrimp Trawling

OAA Fisheries is currently taking comments on a proposal from the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council that would allow an increase in the amount of commercial shrimp trawl fishing effort in the northern Gulf of Mexico. If […]
October 10, 2019
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Time To Comment On Trotline Regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the regulations on passive fishing gear (jug lines, minnow traps, perch traps, throwlines, and trotline), which includes adding requirements and specifications […]
October 10, 2019

Weather Makes Bow Season Interesting

A hot, dry weather pattern could make things interesting for hunters this bow season. Bow season can be hot and dry in some parts of the state this is exactly what hunters are finding. “Although dry […]
October 9, 2019
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A Proper Way To Dispose Of Deer Carcasses?

USTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds hunters throughout the state to engage in proper disposal of carcasses from harvested deer to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in deer. This is particularly […]
October 8, 2019

SCI Says Court Ruling Threatens Wildlife

In an opinion released over the summer, the Supreme Court ruled that an 1868 treaty between the U.S. and the Crow Tribe could give members of that tribe the right to ignore state hunting regulations and […]
October 2, 2019

The Mysterious Wolf Of Texas

Canis lupus monstrabilis Ever heard of it? Chances are you have not. Oh, wolf fans will be familiar with the Canis lupus part but “monstrabilis”? It is the name of the now extinct “Texas Wolf” a species recognized in 1937 […]
September 26, 2019

“Now” Acorns Key To Archery Success

The archery-only season for whitetail deer throughout Texas opens Saturday Sept. 28. 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 20, 2019

Is This The Tiniest Whitetail Ever?

My late uncle Jackie Moore was a man of few words but when he told a story it always seemed to have an interesting twist-especially when it came to whitetail deer. “It crossed the road in […]
September 20, 2019

The Excitment Of Bowhunting Whitetails

When it comes to deer hunting, I almost always prefer to take mine with a bow and arrow. While I am not a bowhunting snob who would juggle someone else for hunting with a gun, I […]
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