Drought Gobbles Up Texas Turkey Hunt: Scientific American

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Turkey hunting in the Lone Star State has dried up along with the state's water By Brett Israel and The Daily Climate Turkey hunting in Texas dried up along with the state's water due to the epic drought of 2011. And while the drought has … [Read more...]

Another permit will not help save the endangered oryx- statesman.com

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By Mike Leggett Sometimes it's funny when animal activists put on bunny suits and hop around courthouse steps to get themselves on television. I admit that. And it's funny that there's always a camera around when they need one. Fast and … [Read more...]

Monster Bass Caught In Texas Tournament – WFN

Stan Lawing not only holds up the Big Bass of the Bass Champs tournament, but also ShareLunker 530. Larry D. Hodge, © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Posted by WFN If ever you were to catch a ShareLunker bass, where better than in a $30,000 fishing tournament? Stan Lawing of Poetry, Texas, did just that, bringing in a 13.06-pound beast in a Bass Champs tournament on Lake Ray Roberts March … [Read more...]

Can hunting endangered animals save the species? – CBS News

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(CBS News) The scimitar horned oryx . . . the addax . . . the dama gazelle - three elegant desert antelope that you'd hope to see on a journey through Africa, except that their numbers are dwindling there. Which is why Lara Logan went to Texas -- … [Read more...]

Crossbows prove to be a quick draw | Dallas Morning News

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By RAY SASSER / The Dallas Morning News rsasser@dallasnews.com When archery season begins on Oct. 3, traditional bowhunters will share the woods with a new-style archer – the horizontal bowhunter. Texas this year joined a growing number of … [Read more...]

Hunting industry impacts West Texas : Hunting : gosanangelo.com

Influx of hunters anticipated much like rain By Jerry Lackey (Contact jlackey@wcc.net or 949-2291"Welcome hunters" banners are posted along main streets in downtown sections of just about every rural town in West Texas come November. Both … [Read more...]

Free web service connects hunters with places to hunt in Texas

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By Staff of Texas Parks & Wildlife Email Print Tell us your story Comment Research surveys show that finding a place to hunt is a barrier for many people in today’s Texas, which is why Texas Parks and Wildlife Department created the Hunt … [Read more...]

Tompkins: Turkeys in Texas, Kentucky tale of two states | Outdoors | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

By SHANNON TOMPKINS Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle Shannon Tompkins Houston Chronicle An abundance of insect-rich openings carpeted with native grasses is crucial to survival of turkey poults. A lack of this “brood habitat” is one of many … [Read more...]

The Liberty Vindicator- Texas Feral Hogs

Outdoors With Larry Wilburn In light of all the Swine Flu panic, I thought it would be appropriate to write an article on the history of wild hogs. Unfortunately it turned out to be much longer than the 500 words that you like. Actually it is over … [Read more...]

Why Are Deer Being Smuggled into Texas? – TIME

By Hilary Hylton / Austin The sight of deer munching in suburban gardens is a common one across America, particularly in places like Texas' hill country, where at holiday time the ubiquitous roadside deer-warning signs are decorated with round red … [Read more...]