Dove

Articles, reports and commentary about dove hunting in Texas

Hunting season is almost here, and for about 400,000 dove hunters, this time of year brings about a kick-start to fall seasons that will last through the New Year. And anticipation is flying higher than in previous years. Dove season in...
Fall is finally here, bringing with it the anticipation of partaking in outdoor opportunities this month and into a new year, and things are looking up after recent rains in much of the state. Archery deer season began last weekend,...
State fish and wildlife agencies, all four flyway councils and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will ask dove hunting enthusiasts across the country to share their experiences and opinions about dove hunting in an upcoming coordinated efforts. The National...
Doves North, Central Zones: Sept. 1-Oct. 23 and Dec. 20-Jan. 5 South Zone: Sept. 20-Oct. 27 and Dec. 20-Jan. 20 Teal Sept. 14-29 Pronghorn Antelope Sept. 28-Oct. 6 White-Tailed Deer Archery: Sept. 28-Nov. 1 Youth Season: Oct. 26-27; Jan. 6-19 North Texas (212 Counties): Nov. 2-Jan. 5 South Texas (30...
The ornately cloaked rooster pheasant’s shimmering tones vanished among the drab shades of snaking growth that draped what once was a bustling feedlot. The downed bird’s iridescent purple and orange hues topped with distinctive insignia of vivid red and green...
It’s a safe assumption the majority of hunters are fully aware of the regulations associated with dove hunting, but there remain common violations that game wardens continue to see each September. Most of them are easily avoidable, and in...
Dove hunting in Texas is inexpensive, accessible and inclusive of every species of hunter in the Lone Star State, catering to anyone and everyone willing to brave a steamy September afternoon from the Red River to the Rio Grande. And thanks...
The thrill of dove hunting isn’t about shooting. Seems silly, right? Expense, time and energy are shelled out to chase after a quarter-pound bird, but the true aim isn’t to harvest as many as possible as quickly as possible. It seems like...
It’s a safe assumption that the majority of hunters are fully aware of the regulations associated with this September staple, but there remain common violations that game wardens continue to see each dove hunting season, which often can be...
With fall hunting seasons of all varieties set to commence in coming weeks, there are more chances than ever for accidents involving firearms, but most – if not all – can be avoided by erring on the side of...