Category Archives: Hunting
Today marks the beginning of the always highly-anticipated deer season in Texas, but only for archery bow hunters. The general gun season kicks off next month on Saturday Nov. 5, 2011. That said, the general consensus this season seems to be … Continue reading
Dove hunting only sounds easy. You take a shotgun, walk into a field, spook a few unsuspecting birds into flight, pull the trigger and let the dozen of little shotgun pellets that fire out do the rest. Down they come … Continue reading
Someone must have tipped off our doves here in south Texas that it was opening weekend, or maybe they just saw the signs. Although our fields here at Rancho Las Norias were brimming with birds just a few weeks ago, … Continue reading
It’s official: The 2011 Dove season is finally here in south Texas! Enjoy and please hunt responsibly!
Say the word “conservationist” and most people automatically associate it with the typical outdoor types: hikers, cyclists, climbers, birders…Hunters rarely make the mainstream list. (Unless of course you’re a hunter, then it’s at the very top.) Yet hunters have a … Continue reading
Rest assured we don’t have any lions out here at Rancho Las Norias, but we do have a growing herd of wildebeests that go about their day snorting and shuffling through our fields of native grasslands. The wildebeest, a member … Continue reading
Texas is on fire. According to The Associated Press (via NPR.org) “more than 180 fires… have erupted in the past week across Texas, marking one of the most devastating wildfire outbreaks in state history. The fires have destroyed more than … Continue reading