Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. DWI Lands Woman in Jail After observing a sports car…

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Davis Mountains State Park to Reopen Dec. 20

Davis Mountains State Park to Reopen Dec. 20

Davis Mountains State Park will reopen for all activities on Friday, Dec. 20, well ahead of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s original projected opening…

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TSA agent disarms pistol-packing sock monkey

TSA agent disarms pistol-packing sock monkey

A potential “tragedy” was averted last week when a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent at St. Louis’ Lambert Airport confiscated a 2-inch toy pistol from the holster…

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Public Fishing Access Areas Open Again on the Guadalupe River

Public Fishing Access Areas Open Again on the Guadalupe River

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  has signed temporary leased access agreements with four Guadalupe River property owners to expand public access to the trout fishery…

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In first week, Montana issues 45 roadkill salvage permits

In first week, Montana issues 45 roadkill salvage permits

Nearly two-thirds of the 45 roadkill salvage tags issued by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in the first week of the new permits were for…

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Americans Skeptical of 'Smart Guns'; Oppose Their Legislative Mandate, National Poll Finds

Americans Skeptical of ‘Smart Guns’; Oppose Their Legislative Mandate, National Poll Finds

By a wide majority, Americans are skeptical of the reliability of technology intended to prevent all but authorized users of a firearm from being able…

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Hunting with drones for wild hogs?

Hunting with drones for wild hogs?

The Economist reports a Louisiana pest-extermination firm utilizes a remote-controlled aircraft with a thermal-imaging camera and a laser pointer to locate troublesome feral hogs from 400 feet, then hunters…

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About the December Cover

About the December Cover

As additional cold weather filters into the Lone Star State, thousands of wary snow geese continue flying south to make Texas their winter home. Along…

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Coming to Horns

Coming to Horns

If you are one of those deer hunters that can’t sit still then rattling may be the technique for you. Story and photography by Bob…

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Outsmarting Snows

Outsmarting Snows

Some proven tactics that have evolved over the years to put wary geese in your straps. Story and photography by Robert Sloan Our goose hunting…

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