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October 10, 2022

Everyone knows that Texas is home to diverse terrain that brings in an incredible assortment of waterfowl. With so many different birds flying into such a varied landscape, the hunting opportunities are endless. To help you pick where you want to plan your next hunting trip here are the top 3 places to hunt waterfowl in Texas.

Duck Hunting In Texas

How people hunt ducks can vary greatly across the state but the same basic rules apply. For a hunter to legally hunt ducks in Texas, they must buy a license if they are 16 or older. Additionally, hunters must purchase a Migratory Bird Endorsement and Federal Duck Stamp. With those few things out of the way here is what you need to know about Texas duck season.

October 10, 2022

Duck Hunting In Texas

How people hunt ducks can vary greatly across the state but the same basic rules apply. For a hunter to legally hunt ducks in Texas, they must buy a license if they are 16 or older. Additionally, hunters must purchase a Migratory Bird Endorsement and Federal Duck Stamp. With those few things out of the way here is what you need to know about Texas duck season.

Texas Hunting Zones

October 10, 2022

Texas Hunting Zones

In Texas waterfowl and many other types of game have seasons that vary by geography. The geographic regions are known as zones. In Texas There are three main zones know as the High Plains Mallard Management Unit, South Zone, and North Zone. The zones are defined on the TPWD website as follows:

High Plains Mallard Management Unit:

West of a line from the International Toll Bridge at Del Rio, north along U.S. Hwy. 277 to Abilene, State Hwy. 351 and State Hwy. 6 to Albany, and U.S. Hwy. 283 to Vernon, east along U.S. Hwy. 183 to the Texas-Oklahoma state line.

October 8, 2022

The speckled trout is an American light tackle favorite game fish because they’re easy to find, fun to catch, and great to eat. This also makes them popular with anglers of all levels from beginner to expert. Speckled trout have elongated bodies that are silver in color, with black dots on their sides, back, and fins. As they age, these spots start to fade, but the yellow in their mouth becomes more vivid.

October 6, 2022

I took the opportunity to gain some expert knowledge with Carson over on Lake Travis in Austin. In fact, I sweetened the pot by taking my dad along with me while he was down to visit, which was extra special since he was the one who got me into bass fishing as a kid, and also had never had the chance to fish the freshwater of the Lone Star State.

October 5, 2022

Texas Puddle Ducks

Puddle ducks are often found in shallow waterways and crop fields. They’re also sometimes called dabbling ducks. Their primary food sources are grains, seeds, and invertebrates.

The shape of their bill is the common characteristic of dabbling ducks; other than that, they can be large or small and are found in various colors and patterns.

Common dabbling ducks-

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Fulvous Whistling-Duck Muscovy Duck Wood Duck Gadwall Eurasian Wigeon

October 4, 2022

Cheaters at Ohio Walleye Tournament

Runyon and Cominski have been prominent competitors on the walleye fishing tournament trail with a track record of good performances. Fishing tournaments can be lucrative with large cash prizes and expensive fishing boats. The Team had won hundreds of thousands of dollars and potentially even more than that with sponsor prizes. Their results became unbelievable and anglers became weary of the team. Rumors that the duo had been cheating by stuffing fish started long before the Cleveland Tournament.

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