Monthly Archives: October 2017


White-Tailed Deer Forecast

White-tailed deer forecast looks promising, experts say By Will Leschper The deer-hunting forecast in Texas is always good. Even in what the whitetail prognosticators term as “down” or “average” years, we’ve still got the largest population estimate in the country. This year again has been one that may go down […]


The dos and don’ts of deer hunting season in Texas

Most of Texas’ estimated 700,000 white-tailed deer hunters will be afield when the traditional firearms season begins Saturday. They can expect an average season for antlers with average to above-average numbers of deer harvested, according to Alan Cain, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s white-tailed deer program leader. Cain bases […]


The Trophy Experience

TTHA Member shares his own Trophy Experience By Prentice Clemons Year after year of watching my uncles, Jimmy Spivey and Garland Spivey, taking record scoring bucks in North Texas, I was inspired to hunt in Walker County. On Nov. 30, 2016, I got a text from Garland inviting me on […]


Duck Season Forecast

Youth-Only Duck Season Oct. 28-29 in South Zone By Will Leschper The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Trends in Duck Breeding Populations report is the gold standard for duck season prospects. Based on recent trends, things are still looking good. Officials estimated total populations in 2016 at 48.4 million breeding […]


Big Time Texas Hunts One-Day Sale Today Only

TPWD offers 24 hour extension for purchasing Big Time Texas Hunts entries An error on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts web pages provided incorrect information, giving the impression no one could buy Big Time Texas Hunts entries on October 15, the last day entries could […]