Gov. Abbott Proclaims Sep. 28 National Hunting and Fishing Day in Texas

Gov. Abbott Proclaims Sep. 28 National Hunting and Fishing Day in Texas

47th Anniversary Event Shines Light on Link Between Outdoor Recreation and Conservation AUSTIN – This Saturday, Sept. 28 is National Hunting and Fishing Day, and…

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Expectations High for Archery-Only Hunting Season Opening Sept. 28

Expectations High for Archery-Only Hunting Season Opening Sept. 28

New Mandatory Harvest Reporting Required for Antlerless Deer Harvest AUSTIN – The hot, dry conditions that have been gripping most of Texas could make Saturday’s…

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CWD Sample Collector Trainings in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos

CWD Sample Collector Trainings in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have partnered to…

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Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Outdoor Expo Set for Sept. 21

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Outdoor Expo Set for Sept. 21

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) is offering visitors opportunities to learn about a wide range of outdoor skills and participate in family…

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Texas Hunters Brace for Hot Teal Season Opener

Texas Hunters Brace for Hot Teal Season Opener

AUSTIN – This year’s early teal hunting season is expected to be a hot one, both in terms of temperature and prospects. Extended forecasts for…

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Through Nov. 1

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Through Nov. 1

ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to freshwater fishing…

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About the October 2019 Cover

About the October 2019 Cover

Special sightings occur during whitetail deer season — particularly in South Texas Brush Country.  Many times it is in the afternoon when shadows grow long…

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2019 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

2019 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

Story by Bill L. Olson Photography by John Frankson TOJ’s Annual Forecast of Whitetail, Mule Deer, Pronghorn, Quail and other Game Animals along with the…

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The True South Bay

The True South Bay

The southern most bay in the Lone Star State, lies scant miles above Mexico and is a truly magical year round fishery.  Story and Photography…

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Dealing With Deer Diseases

Dealing With Deer Diseases

Hunters need to understand the threat of recurring anthrax outbreaks and containment measures for chronic wasting disease. Story and Photography by Bob Zaiglin As a…

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