Category Archives: Hunting

White-tailed deer bow hunting season begins today

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

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Dove hunting isn’t really as easy as it looks…

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

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Doves hid during opening weekend

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

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Dove season officially opens in south Texas today

It’s official: The 2011 Dove season is finally here in south Texas! Enjoy and please hunt responsibly!

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When hunting, keep the tradition alive and leave no trace behind

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

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An African hunt in Texas: The wildebeest, a lion’s feast

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

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No fires in south Texas, but all it takes is one little spark so please be careful

Texas is on fire.  According to The Associated Press (via “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

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