Texas Hunting News

Hunting License Sales Increased in 2009
In a year when one word, "fewer," described life in America -- fewer jobs, fewer home sales, fewer purchases -- hunters were responsible for generating a welcome "more" category, as hunting license sales rose by 3.5 percent in 2009 in states that make up NSSF's Hunting License Sales Index.
Texas PWD Seeks Public Comments
Expansion of mule deer hunting opportunities tops a short list of proposed changes to the state's hunting and fishing regulations the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is considering for 2010-2011.
Texas PWD Needs Bowhunter Education Instructors
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a Bowhunter Education Student ($15.00) and New Instructor (Free) Training Workshop February 20-21, 2010 in Athens, Texas.
Texas Joins Wildlife Interstate Violator Compact
Game law violators in Texas could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Texas Deer Prospects Looking Up
An early and abundant acorn crop, combined with new growth of native vegetation may force Texas deer hunters to stray from supplemental food sources during the 2009-2010 general deer season, which opens November 7.
Evidence Shows MAIG Uses Names Without Permission
As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
Opposition to New "Switchblade" Knife Regulations
The Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus has urged U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to withdraw the notice of proposed revocation of treatment relating to the admissibility of certain knives with spring assisted opening mechanisms by the Office of Customs and Border Patrol.
Texas Family Archery Clinic
Whether you're a novice looking for an introduction to archery or an experienced bow-shooter who wants to improve your skills, an upcoming clinic sponsored by Foxy Huntress is just the place for the entire family to learn from the best.
Sotomayor May Be Harmful to Second Amendment Rights
Second Circuit Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor is President Barack Obama's nomination to replace retiring Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Expo Falls Victim to Economy
Because of a sponsorship revenue decline related to the economic recession, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is cancelling the Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo set for Oct. 3-4 in Austin.