Dove

Articles, reports and commentary about dove hunting in Texas

I remember where I was when I heard the mind-boggling news: after a searing September day in Comanche County, one of those that makes you wonder how much hotter it can actually get, I found myself among a group of happy dove hunters shooting the breeze as the sun...
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 easily avoided. Citation figures compiled by the Texas Parks and Wildlife...
Texas bird hunters will see increased bag and possession limits and expanded opportunities this fall, including the early-season teal framework. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved an expanded Special White-Wing Dove Area, a six-bird daily bag during the early September teal season and increased possession limits for all...
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 Dove Hunter Survey is scheduled to begin this month, and...
Hunter education courses in Texas don’t just save lives. They help improve them, too. Passing on the safe pursuit of shooting sports and hunting to a new generation has never been more important, and thanks to thousands of volunteers across the state, it has become easier than ever. The courses, taught by...
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is  gathering input on possible dove hunting changes in conjunction with upcoming public hearings in San Antonio and Corpus Christi. The department will be scoping the expansion of the Special White-winged Dove Area and the associated reduction of mourning doves in the daily bag...