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Texas deer hunters can bank on rut to see biggest bucks during fall

Deer Nov 9, 2014 0

The dusty breeze tickled the tops of spindly mesquites and thick bunch grass as I descended the steps of the tower stand. At the bottom, the icy chill of the late November morning hit me square in the face as binoculars were raised for what seemed like the 100th time. The massive nontypical... Read more

Chronic wasting disease in Texas brings increased testing, precautions

Conservation Oct 27, 2014 0

Chronic wasting disease is not prevalent in Texas, having only been discovered in the... Read more

Texas deer hunting identification guide

Deer Oct 18, 2014 0

The misidentification occurred years ago by a teenage hunter, but the mistake still rings... Read more

Responsible, ethical conduct by Texas hunters vital to passing on traditions

Deer Oct 3, 2014 0

The extended procession sprinkled with tinges of orange guardedly steps among crop stubble as... Read more

Waterfowl identification in Texas key to avoiding citations

Hunting Oct 3, 2014 0

Waterfowl hunters are birds of a different feather. Rising long before the sun hints... Read more
Ducks Unlimited receives grants to aid Texas habitat restoration efforts
Ducks Unlimited continues to be at the forefront of waterfowl conservation across the country and in Texas the organization...
Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program to coincide with Louisiana effort
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials have set dates for the 15th annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program,...
Golden alga in Texas remains threat to fisheries, game fish success
Greenhouses and nurseries are the best places to find bright, lively wintertime flowers, however, there’s another bloom that fisheries...
Venison barbacoa easy to prepare, easier to enjoy
Barbecue is an institution in Texas, with three simple rules forming the equilateral triangle lines of tastiness: low, slow and...
Chicken-fried steak in Texas with venison twist
Chicken-fried steak is unabashedly Texan, the kind of dish that unites billionaire oil baron, the average working man and everyone...
Venison recipes don’t have to be ‘gamey’ if you use buttermilk
Venison has earned a bad reputation for its “gamey” taste, smell and texture but handled and cooked properly it...