Monthly Archives: October 2018


General Whitetail Season Opens Nov. 3

Here’s your whitetail season preview By Will Leschper Alan Cain, the whitetail program leader for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, said this fall and winter will be on par with previous seasons in most whitetail hot beds across the state. “The statewide deer population is going to be right […]


10-30 | Texas Deer Hunting Season Opens Saturday

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Oct. 30, 2018 Flooding Aftermath Delivers Greener Pastures AUSTIN – Texas hunters will see greener pastures and possibly fewer deer coming to the feeders in early November when the general season kicks off Saturday statewide. But, […]


10-29 | Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Oct. 29, 2018 AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told, hunters bought […]


10-29 | Iconic Whooping Cranes Making Way to Texas Coast

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Oct. 29, 2018 First Sightings Reported Near Rockport AUSTIN – With the first sightings last week of iconic, endangered whooping cranes along the Texas coast, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding Texans to be […]


Dawning of deer season brings anticipation

Never mind those daybreak tee times and early morning workout drills. If you think like most deer hunters, nothing soothes the soul like a peaceful date with a tall tower blind on a crisp November morning. What gets the blood pumping is watching and waiting patiently as the first light […]


Women of the Land Set For November

TWA workshop for women offers support, networking Texas Wildlife Association’s “Women of the Land” training program takes place Nov. 16-18 at the Welder Wildlife Refuge in Sinton, Texas. The program focuses on supporting a land ethic by nurturing land stewards through a wide range of wildlife, habitat, and land management […]


Women of the Land Set For November

TWA workshop for women offers support, networking Texas Wildlife Association’s “Women of the Land” training program takes place Nov. 16-18 at the Welder Wildlife Refuge in Sinton, Texas. The program focuses on supporting a land ethic by nurturing land stewards through a wide range of wildlife, habitat, and land management […]


10-18 | Game Warden Field Notes

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Oct. 18, 2018 The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. The Dog Fetched Them Up Dogs are known for bringing home undesirable objects. Sometimes they do eat your […]


Quail Season Opener Oct. 27

2018-19 quail forecast for Texas has some hope By Will Leschper Where have all the quail gone? That seems to be the lingering question as quail hunting in Texas has largely been hit or miss for the better part of the past two decades. The 2016 quail counts were off […]