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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…

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…

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…

NOAA Fisheries approved Amendment 28 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (Amendment 28) submitted by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council). A final rule implementing these measures will publish in the Federal Register on April 28, 2016, with an effective da…

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…

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…

After heavy rainfall from El Nino during what is normally the dry season in the south Florida, the Army Corps of Engineers elected to release billions of gallons of Lake Okeechobee water into the St. Lucie Canal (flowing east into the Atlantic Ocean) and the Caloosahatchee River (flowing west into the Gulf of Mexico),…

The super Chinook winds of last weekend blew winter right out of here and brought in a beautiful breath of spring. We jumped on it, and did the first float trip of 2016 on the Madison. Varney to 8 Mile did not dissapoint. Plenty of fat Bows and Browns in addition to a multitude of Eagles and Meese! Here’s a quick 2 min…

Grabbing everyone’s attention and standing out from the crowd is a real challenge at Dallas Safari Club. After several hours walking the endless rows of antlers, fur and leather, everything starts to blend together and fade into the background. That is, until a brand new camouflage company (ironically) stood out and ca…