Vultures create unique problem at state park

Texas State Park managers are faced with unique situations on a daily basis. Some of it they are accustomed to like human conflict or run of the mill human/wildlife conflicts like snakes too close to campsites or raccoons raiding trash. And then there is Martin Creek Lake State Park in Rusk County where park manager Nick Maloukis spent the…

Hunters should still find quail although numbers have dipped

Now that it is December, it is time to talk quail hunting in Texas. Sure the season opened in November and some enthusiasts ventured out during the record-warm month to hunt, but for most seasoned veterans the action really does not begin until a few freezes kill the last of the summer vegetation and dog work gets good. Texas quail hunters are

Gun maker's exploding rifle leaves trail of injured hunters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - It was the opening day of deer hunting season, and Ronald Hansen says he loaded his rifle the same way he had countless times before, aimed at a target and fired a shot. This time, the gun barrel exploded, knocking the farmer from Hampton, Iowa, backward, severely damaging his right hand and ear and burning his face.

East Texas biologist study 'mad cow-like' disease infecting deer

According to wildlife experts, Chronic Waste Disease or CWD, show similarities to 'mad cow disease'. It's an illness that manifests within the white tailed deer. Texas Parks and Wildlife in Tyler said there are no cases of the disease in East Texas. However, it's something experts said hunters should worry about.  CWD has been around for more

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