Monthly Archives: June 2017

Texas Expanding Special White-winged Dove Area

TPWD Adopts 2017-18 Migratory Game Bird Seasons Texas Parks and Wildlife reports South Texas dove hunters will see increased opportunity this year thanks to a season framework adjustment expanding the early September 4-day Special White-winged Dove Area hunting season to the entire South Zone boundary. The change is part of […]

Gov. Abbott Signs Texas Knife Law Reform Bill

New knife law begins Sept. 1 Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation repealing illegal long-bladed knives in Texas statute. The governor signed HB 1935 into law on June 15. The law will effectively allow for Bowie knives, daggers, dirks, stilettos, poniards, swords, and spears to be legally carried nearly anywhere in […]

Texas Receives $53,453,987 In Federal Funding

Funding benefits Texas conservation, outdoor recreation, economy U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced yesterday $1.1 billion in annual funding for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. Texas will receive a total of $53,453, 987, including $17,472,142 in […]

Hearing Protection Act Gets Heard In Committee Today

Hearing Protection Act language added to SHARE Act The Outdoor Wire reports the House Committee on Natural Resources will conduct a hearing this morning (June 14) in which the Federal Lands Subcommittee will hear a discussion draft of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. The SHARE Act, supported […]