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Guadalupe River Trout Fest

February 20-22, 2015, the Guadalupe River chapter of Trout Unlimited (the largest chapter in the nation) will celebrate the fifth year of providing the premier winter outdoor expo in central/south texas....

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Really Nice Bucks Alive and Well in Llano County This Year!

I have been very busy lately with deer surveys all over Llano County. The rains have blessed the county and the improved range and nutritional conditions have been very good to the local deer herd. Bucks are supporting above average antler quality while the fawn survival rates are high this year, ranging from 70-100%. Body conditions are good and acorns are abundant throughout much the county....

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The Mighty, Yet Fragile, Bobwhite Quail

The bobwhite quail is the most important game bird in Texas. Texas landowners, managers, and hunters spend more time and effort per acre to produce these feathered rocket ships than any other game bird. Not only Texas sportsmen, but sportsmen all over the United States, endear northern bobwhite quail. The presence and abundance of bobwhites in Texas are responsible for bringing many out-of-state...

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The Managed Lands Deer Permit Program Explained

By now you may have heard of the Managed Lands Deer Permit (MLDP) program? If not and you are interested in taking your deer herd management to the next level, then keep reading....

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Silencers

Silencers, or more accurately called "suppressors" are just that. They do not make a rifle shot silent, but rather muffled and far less intrusive to the human ear. According to OSHA, the human ear safety threshold is 140 decibels. Most common deer rifle shots are far louder and have resulted in, no doubt, generations of hearing damaged hunters....

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The Diverse Trail Camera

The foundation of any wildlife management program involves collecting survey data. Survey data may be collected in a variety of ways but consistency and trends are critical....

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Upcoming Events

  • February 12
    7:00am
    - San Antonio
    Also known San Antonio Live Stock Exposition, Inc.(S.A.L.E.) has grown to one of the largest prestig...
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  • March 14
    10:00am
    - Bandera
    An EXPLOSION of action featuring a WILD HOG CATCH! Avid Hunters would cringe at the thought of hand-...
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  • April 24
    8:00am
    - Fredericksburg
    Join us for the best of our Hill Country Nature! Talks, field trips, special guest Greg Miller (one ...
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