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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…

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…

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…

2016-17 Migratory Game Bird Seasons Set AUSTIN – Texas dove hunters can look forward to the longest season in 80 years, thanks to season dates adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recently. While the traditional opening dates established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service remain fixed, a new 90-day sea…

Now that it’s officially spring time, the days are longer and the cold air is warming quickly, it’s time to pack away the winter gear for good and lock in your outdoor plans! Here are some suggestions. SPRING TURKEY HUNTING It’s been said that there are really only three seasons: whitetail, bass and turkey. And two of…

Now that the robins are back and the dogwood trees are in the bloom, it’s time to shake off the winter rust and plunge headlong into the outdoors. Seriously, it’s gorgeous outside; go for it! SPRING SAND BASS FISHING Hang around the marina for any length of time and you’re bound to hear it said, “when the redbuds are b…

AUSTIN – Texas dove hunters would get an additional 20 days this fall under proposed changes to the 2016-17 Statewide Hunting Proclamation for Migratory Game Birds up for public comment. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved a 90-day Texas dove season, the longest in 80 years. In addition, the Texas Parks and…