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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…

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 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…

For decades, the Cordoba Province of northern Argentina has been talk of the wingshooting community and recognized as the world’s leading destination for high-volume dove hunting. Millions of doves pepper the sky on an average day in the northern area of Cordoba, providing high quality hunts for thousands of visitors o…

If you’ve never seen someone shoot dove in flight with a bow, you’ve got to watch this footage from Argentina. Absolutely incredible wing shooting, all done with a compound bow.

Many hunters across America are gearing up for spring turkey season. No matter if you are hunting Rios, Easterns, Osceola, or Merriams, I have compiled a list of tips I use that could help you bag a big tom as season begins. CAMO As many of you know, turkeys have very keen eyesight, so camo is a must. And yes, you shou…

What do you do when the fish are biting and the dove are flying at the same time? Grab the shotgun and hunt dove from your kayak, of course.

What kind of dove can I shoot and how many can I shoot? With dove season kicking off soon I thought it would be a perfect time to run through all the different types of dove you can shoot in Texas (and neighboring states) and how many of each you can shoot. White-winged dove I’m known as the “bird dork” in my house sin…

In Texas, opening day dove hunts are social events often with upwards of 30 to 40 hunters covering a single sunflower field. Some folks are completely content to sit with a buddy, down a few birds, and enjoy some cold drinks (especially if you are a guest at a friend’s place). However, if you are really fired-up and wa…