Hunters in Texas kill a lot of white-tailed deer each year. What would happen if they didn’t kill any at all?
Wildlife biologist Larry Weishuhn explains the changes he’s seen in his lifetime of Texas woodsmanship.
Even when interest rates are high, people want a place where they can hunt actual bucks.
Proposed regulations have prompted an intense backlash from hunters, trappers, and landowners.
These wild-game influencers spotted a gap in the market—refined recipes and honest reflections on what it means to eat what you kill.
As an impressive quantity of hot, steaming blood poured over my bare hands, I wondered how I, a vegetarian for most of my life, had ended up here.
Ready to commit murder most fowl?
The ancient art of falconry is alive and well.
Whatever your views are on hunting, I think you’ll find senior editor Wes Ferguson a clear-eyed guide to this timely topic.
Sprawling ranches. Rare animals. Rich folks with guns. Welcome to the state’s booming business of stalking wildlife from around the globe.
Robert and Vickie Lyle’s lives revolve around hunting and trapping hogs. Wildlife refuge managers count on them to keep the destructive pigs in check.
Deer season is almost upon us, but don’t fret if you don’t have a lease. Here are four public places that welcome hunters.
The antlers are bigger, the gear is better, and the price of admission has shot way up. Welcome to the new world of Texas hunting — if you've got the cash, that is.
Austin’s Greater Calvary Bible Church believes the sport is a training ground for essential life lessons. Here’s how the congregation’s efforts defy hunting trends across the state.
Emily McCullar on hunting's place in her life, plus a tour through her glossary of hunting terms.
Whitetail season is nearly upon us. Here are the destinations that belong at the top of every hunter’s bucket list.
A brief primer so the next time you get an invite to your buddy’s deer stand, you won’t booger things up.
"We both watch the blood and steam spill out into the winter air. At this point, it is not unusual for at least one of us to cry."
The gear is better, the antlers are grander, and the price of admission has shot way up. Welcome to the new world of Texas hunting.
The deer industry is booming. Participation in the sport is not.
Surprise those hard-to-shop-for types with unforgettable Texas experiences.
A Texas hunting primer.
After Facebook removed a number of Kendall Jones's photos of herself posing with animals that she hunted, she responded by posting photos of herself with some living, breathing, adorable little critters.
Kendall Jones is a Texas Tech cheerleader who became the flashpoint of Internet controversy this week for posting numerous pictures of herself with felled African creatures. Is the controversy fair?
As part of "Hog Out" month in Texas, hunters in participating counties can receive two bucks for every feral hog they kill. Just make sure to save those tails!
Ted Nugent, the unrepentant hunter and right-wing activist, grabs the media's attention with his political rhetoric, landing appearances on the Texas Tribune and CBS This Morning.
The scimitar-horned oryx will be fully covered by the federal Endangered Species Act starting Wednesday, but could this mandated protection actually lead to the extinction of the species?
Indian Country Today rallies its readers against the Texas Hunt Lodge, which offers a "rare White Buffalo Hunt."
The musician shows us some of his gear.
Hunting from a helicopter isn't as easy as Sarah Palin makes it look.
The SeasonFor many hunters, Labor Day weekend is synonymous with the soft coos of the mourning dove. Every year, roughly 350,000 people in Texas are seduced by this avian siren song and harvest about five million of the four-ounce birds—that’s about 30 percent of the total number shot in the
Never been squirrel hunting? Here’s what you need to know: It tastes like chicken.
Read a Q&A with Philipp Meyer.
Most recipes for game birds amount to long, slow overkill. Only quick, hot cooking ensures that red-meat birds retain their rich flavor.
Ever wonder about that fellow in the crosshairs?
A recipe for when the hunters get home.
Last week, we talked to Jesse Griffiths about his new book Afield, which hits bookshelves tomorrow. During his interview, Jesse mentioned a recipe he felt would be a favorite amongst seasoned deer hunters. For those of you who are gearing up
A conversation with the Austin chef.
From riding on the range and stargazing to big game huntin, here are five guest ranches where you can explore your inner cowboy.
Lara Logan joins a hunt for scimitar horned oryx in the Hill Country.
East Texas deer breeder Billy Powell flouted the laws against importing live whitetails, emailing photos of his illegally obtained animals to prospective customers. Then Texas Parks and Wildlife came calling.
After stray bullets hit two students at an Edinburg junior high, officials consider erecting a cinder-block wall around the property.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals points its Thanksgiving publicity campaign toward the small Panhandle town of Turkey.
Mike Price tries to fire up his team at practice for this weekend's Rice game with fake arrest and hunting jokes.
For decades, a treasured plot of Hill Country land meant one thing to the men in my family: a chance to kill lots of deer. Today, it means something different.
The author on hunting deer, knowing the land, and writing about his family.
Texas has a serious problem with feral hogs, which cause more than $400 million in damage every year. But it can be solved—one delicious bite at a time.
The mud was deep and wet and cold and there was nothing to do but dig. And dig. And dig.
Read a Q&A with Rick Bass.
Wheat was born in Pasadena and grew up near Cuero. After graduating from college and the Texas Game Warden Training Center, he was stationed in Tyler County for five years before transferring to Ochiltree and Hansford counties in 1996. He lives in Perryton.I credit my dad with my love for