TPW Commission approved new CWD and deer movement rules

TPWD AUSTIN – 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 regulations banning importation of certain deer carcass parts from states where…

Safe Hunting

For Texas hunters, 2015 was a safe year. The safest on record in fact with just 20 firearms accidents and two fatalities out of 1.1 million hunters. Unfortunately 2016 will not be able to boast the same. There have already been four fatalities since January and dove season does not even open until Sept. 1. Still the numbers are going to have to

TSWCRA agrees with Texas' CWD regulations

RICHARD THORPE/Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was found in an intensively managed white-tailed deer herd, a deer breeder operation, in Medina County in 2015, and was discovered in a free-ranging mule deer population in the Hueco Mountains in far West Texas in 2012.  Texas Parks and Wildlife

Gander Mountain to hold NRA days Sept. 10-11

ST. PAUL, MN –– The Hunt is On at Gander Mountain with the nation's largest and fastest-growing outdoor specialty retailer preparing customers for hunting season with its NRA Weekend Event being held at all Gander Mountain locations on Saturday, Sept. 10-11. During this weekend, customers can purchase a discounted NRA membership for $30

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Safe Hunting

For Texas hunters, 2015 was a safe year. The safest on record in fact with just 20 firearms accidents and two fatalities…

25 August 2016 [09:19 AM]
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TSWCRA agrees with Texas' CWD regulations

RICHARD THORPE/Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was found in an intensively managed white-tailed deer herd, a deer…

25 August 2016 [07:11 AM]
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Game Warden field notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Stranded during the Storm During a late…

19 August 2016 [06:45 AM]
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Numbers Game

This year’s duck season is still months away, but there is already good news for 2017-18. Based on this summer’s breeding…

18 August 2016 [07:07 AM]
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Texas quail researcher honored

NBTC LINCOLN, Nebraska -- The National Bobwhite Technical Committee honored Dr. Leonard A. Brennan of Texas with its Award for Individual Achievement…

18 August 2016 [06:48 AM]
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Oklahoma recognizes two record elk

A Tuesday in June proved to be a record-setting day at the Oklahoma Wildlife Department's Northeast Region Office near Porter. That's the…

17 August 2016 [07:11 AM]
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DSC adds South Texas chapter

DSC DALLAS – DSC welcomes the latest group to join its chapter affiliate program – DSC South Texas. The recent addition marks…

16 August 2016 [06:45 AM]
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Hunting/Fishing licenses on sale

TPWD AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  reminds hunters and anglers that the new 2016-2017 licenses are on sale. All…

15 August 2016 [06:20 AM]
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Adult-youth hunt scheduled

Introducing a youngster to hunting or just getting quality time with them afield is not conducive to every hunt. For that reason…

06 August 2016 [03:53 PM]
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