Category Archives: General Hunting, Trends and Regulations

Texas Hunting laws, regulations, attitudes

FINDING A PLACE TO HUNT?

Newcomers to Texas, as well as out-of-state visitors, often complain about the lack of opportunities for “public” hunting. Much of this is justified, as the majority of hunting land in Texas is privately owned. People from many other states – … Continue reading

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GUN BILLS CLEARING STATE SENATE?

Alice Tripp of the Texas State Rifle Association has just announced that both the Campus Carry and some form of Open Carry legislation appear to have passed or will pass the Texas Senate. I’m not really sure how much I … Continue reading

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TPWD TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS ON PRONGHORN, MULE DEER CHANGES

TPWD Proposes Changes to Mule Deer, Pronghorn Seasons AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is considering an experimental landowner controlled harvest pronghorn buck season. Wildlife officials are also proposing an extension of mule deer season under Managed Lands … Continue reading

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WOODS TRANSPORTATION: THE DO-IT-YOURSELF ELECTRIC BUGGY

On my first hunting trip to South Texas with my brother, Joey Holmes, a few years ago, I was surprised to see him load a golf cart on his trailer before we left Pearland. I asked if he planned to … Continue reading

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Will The Silence Be Golden? Firearm Sound Suppressors Legal For Texas Hunting

The state of Texas made the decision this past winter to allow firearms suppressors to be legally used for hunting “All game birds and animals, and also alligators”. Some people worry this will increase opportunities for poachers, others have more … Continue reading

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