Category: Hunting Tips

Common Mistakes Hunters Make During the Rut

The rut is one of the most exciting times for hunters looking to score that big buck. However, it appears the excitement gets to some and they end up making a few obvious errors. Luckily, a hunter can learn from these mistakes and use their experiences to find success in their future hunts. Forgetting to… Read more »

What to Know About the White-tailed Deer Rut in Texas

Many hunters have heard about the rut of white tailed deer and why it’s a popular time to go out hunting in Texas. However, not everyone knows how to use it to their advantage! “The rut” is the time of year that deer choose to breed and many hunters choose to schedule their hunting vacations… Read more »

How to Successfully Hunt Quail

Going quail hunting can be an incredibly fun and rewarding experience, especially when you plan a trip here in Texas. Of course, every quail hunter wants to have a successful trip, and it can be frustrating when you return home without hitting a single quail. That’s why we’re here to provide you with a few… Read more »

Tips on Whitetail Deer Hunting

Getting into deer hunting or trying to hone your skills takes some dedication. Hunting classes are great for introduction, but they can’t teach you a fraction of what you learn in the field with your finger on the trigger and the animal in your site. Mask Your Odor A number one deterrent to approaching deer… Read more »

How to Get a Texas Hunting License

Recreational hunting and fishing licenses and stamp endorsements are available at approximately 1,700 locations throughout Texas. They are also available in sporting goods stores, gun shops and department stores within the state. However, some commercial hunting and fishing licenses are available only at the Austin Headquarters and Law Enforcement Offices. For deer and turkey, because… Read more »

Like Fowl Themselves, Not all Birdshot is the Same

Birds vary in size as wide and ranging as deer, bear and small game. Using the wrong size ammo gauge could either blow your target to smithereens or cost you the kill all together. There is a very specific science for picking out the right shot size depending on what size waterfowl you are going… Read more »

Mask your Odor, Up Your Numbers

Deer have an incredible sense of smell. As a hunter, your odor is overwhelming and they do not like it. Deer can detect the average human odor from as far away as 80 yards, and that’s if they aren’t downwind. So masking your human odor is imperative to a successful hunt. There are a few… Read more »

Proper Field Dressing Tips

You’ve been waiting 9 months, cleaning your 12 gauge and getting ready to suit up in your camo. But it’s finally that time of year again; hunting season. There’s no greater feeling than when you’re in the brush or your tree stand on a crisp October morning at the dawn of a new season. As… Read more »