Texas Hunting News

Texans Lead the Nation in Hunting
According to preliminary state data from the new 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, Texas led the nation in 2006 with 1.1 million Texans going hunting at some point during the year...
Texas Public Hunt Drawings Offer Affordable Hunting
With fall hunting seasons shaping up to be among the best in recent memory, according to state wildlife biologists, now is the time to begin making preparations.
Texas PWD Encourages Enrollment in Hunters Education
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is encouraging hunters in need of certification to enroll soon as hunter education courses are filling up fast.
Texas Wildlife Recovering One Year After Big Fire
It's been about a year since the biggest wildfire in Texas Panhandle history roared across the prairie. According to the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho, wildfires east of Amarillo burned 907,245 acres in late March 2006.
Texas Turkey Season Outlook Good
Prolonged dry conditions across the state last year may have impacted wild turkey production in some areas, but overall, the outlook for the 2007 spring turkey hunting season is bright, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists.
First Texas Spring Alligator Season Opens April 1
For the first year in "non-core" counties outside historical alligator habitat in southeast Texas, a spring alligator hunting season will run April 1-June 30.
Texas Arrests Six Men in Poaching and Military Theft Case
Wise County District Attorney Jana A. Jones announced Tuesday the arrest of six men suspected of stealing military night vision equipment and using it to illegally hunt.
Texas PWD Sponsors Women of the Land Workshop
Landowners and other women interested in learning about land management, hunting basics and outdoor skills are invited to this year's "Women of the Land," workshop held at Stasney's Cook Ranch in Albany, Texas, March 24-25.
Texas Held 3rd Annual Super Hunt for Youth
Nearly 50 young people from across Texas took part Jan. 19-21 in what organizers are calling the state's largest youth deer hunt, thanks to ranchers who have donated free access to their properties and several groups who want to give today's urban kids more first-hand experience with nature and the outdoors.
Texas OHV Decal Required January 1
A Texas OHV decal costs $8 and is good through August 31 of the year it is purchased.