Public Deer Hunting in Texas

Public Deer Hunting in Texas Most of the land in Texas is privately owned but there are some solid public land deer hunting opportunities throughout the state. The majority of the public draw hunts for white-tailed deer are good quality hunts on state-owned properties, many of which are managed for deer and other wildlife. The 2016-17 year offers more opportunities […] Continue reading →

Staten Island Deer Population: Failure Ahead

Managing Suburban White-tailed Deer There are many aspects to managing a white-tailed deer population, but once the basic concepts of population management and an understanding of white-tailed deer are in hand, implementing and effective management plan to achieve desired results can become reality. With all that said, science has never been able to stand in the path of public perception. […] Continue reading →

Texas Adopts New Deer Hunting Regulations

Texas Deer Hunting Regulations Change for 2016-17 Deer hunting season is still a half-year away, but planned changes to Texas’ deer hunting regulations may impact your harvest later this fall. That’s because the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a bevy of changes to this year’s deer hunting regulations that includes expanding white-tailed deer hunting across counties located in the western Panhandle, as […] Continue reading →

Corn Toxicity: Acidosis in White-tailed Deer

Corn and Deer Hunting Go Together The disease termed acidosis can occur anywhere when wild or domestic white-tailed deer, cervids or ruminants ingest large quantities of readily digestible carbohydrates. Often times, these food are grains such corn but acidosis in deer can also be caused by beets, apples and any other high carb, highly fermentable food. Acidosis is whitetail is characterized […] Continue reading →

Headed Deer Hunting: Watch Out for Deer!

Deer Hunting: Watch Out for Deer-Auto Accidents Whitetails and Vehicles Hunters are constantly on the lookout for animals while deer hunting, but this is not always the case while we’re driving. Most accidents, auto or otherwise, happen when we are not fully engaged in what we are doing. It’s a result of being complacent or preoccupied with other stuff in our lives. There […] Continue reading →

Deer Hunting Season Good for Bowhunters

Bowhunting Season Looks Good for Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana were blessed with late-winter rains that carried through spring and into early summer of this year. The relatively mild winter last season allowed white-tailed deer to come out of winter in good condition and then they stepped right into excellent habitat conditions. In short, deer populations are in good shape going into the […] Continue reading →