Outlook improved for Quail Season



AUSTIN – Much-needed rainfall at the right times this year are helping to bolster bobwhite quail numbers and should lead to improved hunting compared to last season, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists. Quail season opens statewide Oct. 25 and runs through Feb. 20, 2015.The daily bag limit for quail is 15, with 45 in possession. Legal shooting […]

Outdoor Annual App Update Available



AUSTIN — The recently released official Outdoor Annual — Texas Hunting and Fishing Regulations mobile app has been updated to include season dates and bag limits for the 2014-2015 waterfowl season, as well as corrections and clarifications to deer and turkey regulations in certain counties. The app is available for free download on iOS and Android platforms, providing sportsmen with […]

Game Warden Field Notes



The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. “I am in Trouble” A Dallas County game warden, assisting a game warden from Collin County with dove hunters on public lands, noticed a hunter and young boy standing in the middle of a field looking down at what had just been shot. As the […]

Texas to receive Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Funding



AUSTIN – Five Texas-based projects totaling about $18 million have been approved to begin to compensate Texas for lost human use of natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The three artificial reef and two state park projects are part of the latest round of early restoration led by state and federal Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees. The […]

Texas Deer Association continues to forge strong relationships



The Texas Deer Association leads the way in the deer industry as the largest organization in the state dedicated to protecting the rights of both the landowner and the hunter. As the unified voice for deer enthusiasts seeking to share ideas and methods to improve the management and harvest of deer, its efforts to promote the future of Texas’ whitetail […]

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