Houston Outdoors

14 posts

Getting equipped for action

Once upon a time in Texas, deer hunting was a simple affair ­- put on whatever drab-color clothing was handy and suited for the weather, slip a pair of work brogans on your feet, retrieve a rifle from the closet, […]

Where to hunt in Texas depends on several factors

Except for a small percentage who own land holding game or have access to land controlled by family or friends, Texas hunters face three options: hunt public land, become a member of a hunting lease or club, or use the […]

Test your knowledge of Texas hunting

Texas holds a remarkably strong, vibrant hunting culture, a reflection of the state’s diverse wildlife resources and a tradition of outdoor recreation that stretches across, and stitches together, generations of Texans. Many Texans rightfully pride themselves on their hunting-related knowledge […]

Texans’ Smith enjoys returning to cowboy roots

Known for his ninja-warrior moves on the field, the defensive end was named one of the defensive captains of the 2011 squad and responded with a career-high 6 1/2 sacks. Thinking back to his first hunting trip at Eagle Lake […]

Public hunting areas for waterfowl

In a state where more than 95 percent of the land is privately owned and gaining access to property offering high-quality hunting for most species can cost thousands of dollars, Texas duck hunters have tens of thousands of acres of […]

A fine swine, at least to hunt

Hunting feral hogs over the past couple of decades has become one of the most popular pursuits among Texas hunters, and participation in hog hunting continues growing almost as fast as the population of prodigiously populous pigs. Through their ceaseless […]