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March 19, 2024

Hunt-Fish Podcast Summit Kicks Off Thursday

The fourth annual Hunt-Fish Podcast Summit kicks off Thursday March 21 at the Warren Ranch near Santa Anna, TX. The event brings together outdoors podcasters from around the country and matches them with expert guests from […]
March 19, 2024

Are Elk Populations Rising In Several Parts of Texas?

“Hey Chester, you’ve got to check out what I got on my game camera.” An old Little League teammate approached me in a grocery store with a big smile on his face and an amazing photo. […]
March 9, 2024

Mexican Gray Wolf Population Continues To Grow

The wild population of Mexican wolves saw another year of growth in 2023, according to the results of the annual survey. The 2023 population census revealed a minimum of 257 Mexican wolves distributed across Arizona and […]
March 3, 2024

Will Hog Toxicant Spell Doom For Javelinas?

A warfarin-based feral hog toxicant has been given the green light to “licensed applicators”. A concern several hunters have voice is that the use of the toxicant might impact javelina populations. We have uncovered information showing […]
February 28, 2024

SFA DU Chapter Makes An Impact For Wood Ducks

On Saturday, February 17th, Stephen F. Austin’s student chapter of Ducks Unlimited went out to the Alazan Wildlife Management Area located in Nacogdoches County, Texas. They did maintenance on the wood duck boxes on the property. […]
February 28, 2024

Let’s Ponder How A Bear Got To Bay City

In an intriguing episode of Higher Calling Wildlife sponsored by Texas Fish & Game, host Chester Moore talks about a bear that showed up near Bay City, TX more than a decade ago. You can listen […]
February 27, 2024

Poisoning Hogs: Warfarin-Based Toxicant Given Green Light

A hog toxicant has been approved for use in Texas. The Kaput Feral Hog Bait came under huge fire from hunters and other wildlife lovers in 2017 but we have learned that it has been approved […]
February 26, 2024

Did A Cougar Kill A TX Man?

When Christopher Whiteley was found dead in Hood County, TX, officials initially said a cougar (mountain lion) was the culprit. Then officials with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and USDA got involved and said it […]
February 17, 2024

Federal Case Involves Cloning Of A Marco Polo Sheep

A Montana man has been charged with trafficking and conspiracy under federal law for cloning a Marco Polo sheep as well as breeding and selling its offspring and DNA across several states. Marco Polo sheep inhabit […]
February 16, 2024

Poacher Poses As Woman Online To Kill Suburban Whitetails

On Dec. 14, 2023, two hunters pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for illegally taking two large antlered deer in an area closed to deer hunting in the town of Tonawanda. The investigation according to the New […]