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A.J. Downs with his monster Texas non-typical buck. (Photo: www.BasecampTexas.com)

Monster Non-Typical Texas Whitetail!

Giant non-typicals often have such crazy racks that you go “Hmmm” at first glance, but the monster buck killed by A.J. Downs in Texas is pretty doggone handsome. Downs arrowed the heavy-racked on the opening day of bow season in Texas, Sept. 29. According to this great report at BasecampTexas.com, he double-lunged the whopper...

North Carolina Warns About Texas CWD, Deer

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is warning citizens that two mule deer in Texas have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease and, as a result, North Carolina taxidermists can no longer accept full heads for mounts from Texas. North Carolina taxidermists must inform state wildlife officers if they receive a full head from...

Illinois Man’s Semen-Snatching Case Involves Texan

Court papers made public recently offer more details in the case of an an Illinois man pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining deer semen from a Texas buck named “Diablo.” According to the Houston Chronicle, Raymond Favero, 55, specifically pleaded guilty to the charge of acquisition of wild life in interstate commerce in violation of...

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James Kroll Wisconsin Deer Report: No Sizzle, No Steak

After months of waiting and thousands of forum and blog comments made across the blogosphere, Texas deer biologist James “Dr. Deer” Kroll has issued his final recommendations to “fix” Wisconsin’s so-called deer problem. BY DANIEL E. SCHMIDT, D&DH EDITOR If a tree falls in front of 700,000 deer hunters, would anyone hear it? That...

Shhhh … Come Shoot Guns With Us

With the recent approval of suppressors for hunting in Texas, it’s only fitting that a shooting range will host an event for hunters and shooters to learn more about them. The first Silencers Are Legal Shoot! will be held April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Elm Fork Shooting Range in Dallas....

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Deer Seasons, Suppressors Get Top Approval

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved opening a hunting season for deer in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Galveston counties as part of changes to the 2012-13 Statewide Hunting Proclamation. The Commission also adopted rules permitting the use of firearm silencers for the take of alligators, game animals or game birds. “These devices are...

Teaming up with a partner is a great way to enjoy a hunt and also have an extra set of eyes watching for action.

Predator Hunting Basics to Get Started

Want to help your deer herd and improve your deer hunting? Getting started in predator hunting isn’t as tough as you might think. By David W. Kaprocki How do you call? What do you use for a light? What type of gun do you use? How long do you stay at each location? Do...

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Giant Texas Whitetails

Texas is known for its monster bucks, and even the  “so-so” bucks by some Texans’ standards would be outstanding in other states. Thousands of hunters head to the Lone Star State each year with hopes of killing a big buck. (Photos: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department)  

FOX Admits Policy Against Ammo, Firearms Ads

An official with FOX Sports Media Group in California confirmed Monday its anti-gun and anti-hunting advertising policies after a request for clarification from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF request asking FOX to lift its ban on firearms and ammunition advertising on Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts was dismissed with a form letter from...