Texas Hunting News

Texas LAMPS Deer Permits Available
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now accepting applications for Landowner Assisted Management Permitting System (LAMPS) antlerless deer permits for the 2008-2009 hunting season.
Texas Approves Hunter Recruitment Initiative
A new public hunting opportunity for newcomers, the Mentored Hunting Permit (MHP), will launch this fall. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved the new hunter recruitment initiative at its May 22 public meeting.
Texas PWD Projects Active Turkey Season
Turkey hunters should get plenty of calling action this spring, based on field reports of an abundance of Rio Grande gobblers observed by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists.
Texas Offers New Hunting Ads for Landowners
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is inviting Texas landowners to advertise their hunting leases at no cost through a new Internet service the agency is developing called "Hunt Texas Online Connection."
NRA Women on Target Program Schedule Released
Eight action-packed adventures await female hunters in the new year, as the National Rifle Association's Women On Target® program has just released its 2008 roster of hunting excursions.
Texas Hunters and Anglers Lead the Nation
A ranking of states in categories including total number of hunters and anglers, spending by sportsmen, jobs supported, taxes generated, number of days spent hunting and fishing and the most traveled to states by hunters and anglers has been released for the first time.
Texas Illegal Deer Hunting Ring Busted
Texas game wardens this month concluded an investigation into an illegal deer hunting ring in Southeast Texas, filing 247 criminal charges against 20 offenders.
Texas Youth Only Hunt This Weekend
Passing the hunting heritage, as well as a rifle or shotgun, on to the next generation of hunters are what the upcoming special youth-only seasons are all about, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Deadline Approaches for Texas Big Time Hunts Drawing
Some of the finest hunting anywhere in the country can be found within Texas borders, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Big Time Texas Hunts offer hunters a chance to experience the best of the best.
Texas PWD Launches New in Schools Program
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced it is this fall piloting a target shooting program similar to its popular Archery in Schools initiative.