Posts by: Robert Jones

AUSTIN – More validation that everything’s bigger and better in Texas, dove populations are soaring and the hunting season, which gets underway Sept. 1, is the longest in 80 years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of opportunity compared with previous years. The Texas Parks and Wildlif…

Memphis, Tenn. – August 10, 2016 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today released its report on 2016 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service. Overall duck numbers in the survey area are statistically similar to last year and…

Dove hunting in Texas is a unique tradition. On September 1 of every year, opening day signals the end of a long, hot summer, and the beginning of the hunting season. It’s the first chance Lone Star State sportsmen have to break out the camo, harvest wild game and enjoy the unique camaraderie you can only experience du…

Thanks to superb habitat made possible by decades of conservation and management efforts, South Dakota is home to more than 7.5 million pheasants and is widely considered the best destination in the world for pheasant hunting. Last year alone, hunters bagged more than a million birds during pheasant season. SOUTH DAKOT…

Now that the kids are out of school, the weather is nice and the fish are hungry, here are three things you need to be doing outside in the month of June. STRIPER FISHING Striped bass, also known as Morone saxatilis, stripers, rockfish and linesiders, are native to the Atlantic coastline of North America from the St. L…

AUSTIN – Angler access to Texas rivers continues to improve through a public-private partnership between cooperating landowners and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). Through leases with Texas landowners, angler access has now been expanded along reaches of the Brazos, Colorado, Guadalupe, Llano, Neches, San M…

As the thirteenth year of the Outdoor Texas Camp begins in June, founder David Todd is excited to spend another summer with his staff spreading and cultivating a love of the outdoors with young people. “We hope that we can light a fire for the outdoors,” said Todd. “Our history proves, and we’ll continue to show that t…

April 18, 2016 (Austin, Texas) — YETI, the leading premium cooler and drinkware brand, today introduces another colorway to its family of durable and portable soft coolers. The YETI Hopper is now available in Field Tan with Blaze Orange liner and zipper. It’s the only soft cooler built for long days in the blind or rou…

At or near the top of every fly fisherman’s bucket list, you’ll find the words ‘king salmon’ and ‘Argentina’. Combine the two and it looks a little something like this. Book a charter

With summer fast approaching, now’s the time to take advantage of the mild temperatures, sparse crowds and your last chance to enjoy a little me-time outside before you find yourself on those non-hunting/fishing family vacations. Axis Hunting Most hunting seasons in North America end with the arrival of spring, simply…