Texas Hunting News

Eastern Turkey Season Extension Approved
Turkey hunters in East Texas will be able to spend more time in the woods trying to outsmart a wary gobbler beginning in the Spring of 2005, thanks to hunting season changes passed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.
New Options Available for Deer Management
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has adopted new options and incentives for private landowners who actively practice white-tailed deer management, including the elimination of "double tagging" and an extension of hunting seasons.
TPWD Looking at Series of Deer Management Proposals
Providing private landowners and wildlife managers with the freedom and flexibility to effectively manage wildlife on their property is one of the benchmark priorities in TPWD's Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan, designed to guide the agency's long-range efforts.
Conditions Prime for Outstanding Spring Turkey Season
Wildflowers are blooming against a backdrop of bright green — signs of spring. But, it's the sounds of spring that stir the hunter; like the bellowing of a mature gobbler responding to a hen's invitation.
TPWD Seeks Public Input on Variety of Resource Issues
Gauging stakeholder attitudes and opinions about a variety of proposed changes in hunting and fishing regulations, and related resource issues, is the focus behind a series of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department public hearings continuing across the state during March.
Proposal Would Exempt New Hunters From Education
If you’ve ever had to turn down an invite to go hunting because you didn’t have time to take a hunter education course or if someone you’ve asked to go hunting has had to back out for the same reason, there may soon be a solution.
TPWD Proposing More Eastern Turkey Hunting
Turkey hunters in East Texas could be looking at a month-long spring season and opportunities in additional counties beginning in 2005 if proposals by state wildlife biologists pass muster.
Big Game Awards Honor Lifetime License Winner
For more than 12 years, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA), a partnership of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), have recognized the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ private lands.
South Leads Way for Banner Hunting Season
When the hunting is good in South Texas, few places in the nation can compare and hunting has been excellent this season, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists.
Applications for 2004 Big Game Awards College Scholarships Available
Applications for the 4th Annual Texas Big Game Awards' $20,000 Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship Program are now available. The $500 scholarships sponsored by Carter's Country Outdoor Stores will be available for the 2004-05 school year.