Younger generation taking up hunting, but for different reasons

With their funding so tied to the sales of hunting licenses, hunting equipment purchases and hunters in general, state wildlife biologists and wildlife conservation organizations have for years wondered about the future of hunting. Sport hunting has gone through a number of generational evolutions in Texas. It started at the end World War II,…

One question, two answers when it comes to CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease in animals like deer and elk is a little like climate change. Everyone agrees something is happening, but no one seems to agree on what is causing it and what to do about it. That is certainly the case when talking about state wildlife agencies and those who farm the animals. Both agree CWD can be found in rearing-pens and

Contractors effort leaves state, fishermen upset on Lake Fork

What was supposed to be a fairly normal chemical spraying for water hyacinth on portions of Lake Fork went bad this summer, starting another small firestorm at the lake. As is customary at Texas lakes, the Texas Texas Parks and Wildlife Department contracted with a private applicator to conduct the spraying of herbicide on Lake Fork this summer.

Loaner scale program opens discussion on tourney techniques

With a push from the old Toyota Texas Bass Classic, Major League Fishing and most recently the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Bass Fest, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Fisheries Division is renewing its effort to promote catch-weigh-release tournaments. Using 60 Boga Grips the department received from B.A.S.S. after the Texas Bass Fest on Lake

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NWTF concerned about drop in hunter numbers

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11 September 2017 [07:36 AM]
Hurricane Harvey leaves guns flooded

COURTESY MANDEVILLE, LA –Firearms and ammunition flooded and possibly abandoned in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and southwest Louisiana must…

08 September 2017 [06:00 AM]
TPWD cancels public hunts along coast

TPWD AUSTIN - Due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey at wildlife management areas (WMA) and state parks along the coast, the Texas…

06 September 2017 [02:51 PM]
Hornady for Houston fundraising drive

Grand Island, Neb. - Hornady Manufacturing announces that the company will donate $2 for every dollar spent on all online Hornady sales…

06 September 2017 [08:10 AM]
Rockport guide has to shut down business to rebuild life

  Right now Brad Smyth should be wrapping up his fishing season and looking toward duck season. Instead he, his wife and son are spending their days cleaning up the destruction caused to their Rockport home by Hurricane Harvey. A…

03 September 2017 [02:38 PM]
New 2017-2018 Texas fishing regulations

TPWD AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes for the 2017-2018 saltwater and freshwater fishing season this…

01 September 2017 [06:37 AM]
Know safe zones for safer dove hunting

IHEA-USA IHEA-USA reminds hunters to be aware of their Safe Zones of Fire during the start of Dove Hunting Seasons across the…

30 August 2017 [06:44 AM]
PSE recalls 3 crossbow models

PSE Tucson, AZ. - Precision Shooting Equipment, Inc. announced that it will conduct a product recall on its 2017 Fang XT, 2017…

29 August 2017 [07:41 AM]
QDMA honors Lufkin's Hamilton

QDMA ATHENS, Ga. - The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced the winners of its 2017 Al Brothers Professional and Non-Professional Deer…

28 August 2017 [07:56 AM]
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