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It has become very common of late to encounter mis-truths created and distributed by opponents to intensive deer management. As president of the Texas Deer Association, I feel it is essential to set the record straight and reveal these falsehoods for what they really are: emotional and fear-based propaganda with the specific agenda to damage or destroy a vital and vibrant rural industry in the State of Texas.

So, let’s get back to facts and science, shall we?

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California's laws requiring gun purchasers to wait at least ten days before taking possession of their lawfully-acquired firearms are one step closer to being history, reports The Calguns Foundation, a gun rights group headquartered in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville.

In a new order released today, Federal District Court Judge Anthony W. Ishii rejected two requests made by California Attorney General Kamala Harris in the dispute, captioned Silvester, et al. v. Harris, that was...

Brookfield, Mo. - Quail hunters in Missouri's Linn and Sullivan counties have formed the newest Quail Forever (QF) chapter in the country. Officially known as the Green Hills Chapter of Quail Forever, the group is committed to creating and improving habitat for bobwhite quail other upland wildlife, as well as providing ample conservation education opportunities for area youth.

"We're excited to host the chapter's first fundraiser and use the proceeds to benefit wildlife habitat and...

Memphis, Michigan — G5® Outdoors, the leading manufacturer and designer of premium archery equipment has introduced a new model into their stellar lineup of Prime Bows™. The new Prime Rival is an extremely versatile bow that excels on the target range and in the field like no other bow.

When that mature trophy animal will not come in for a closer shot, or when the x-ring needs to be found in the finals of a national contest, the Prime Rival is the bow hunters and competitors can count...

Bradenton, FL- Liberty Ammunition, the global leader in high performance, lead-free ammunition for military, law enforcement and civilian markets, is pleased to announce the 10mm Auto as the newest addition to its Civil Defense line of high performance personal defense ammunition. The 10mm Auto is ideal for personal defense, tactical use and for hunting. Liberty's high-performance ammunition delivers approximately twice the velocity, three times the terminal effect, 30% more energy transfer...

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. -- Vermont moose hunters had a successful hunting season according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. A record bull was taken in the October 1-7 archery moose hunt, and the regular moose hunting season was October 18-23.

"A preliminary count shows that by October 28 the department had received official reports of 22 moose being taken by 54 hunters in the archery season and 147 moose taken by 289 hunters in the regular season," said Cedric Alexander,...

DALLAS - In a new proposal to list the African lion as a threatened species, U.S. officials acknowledge that lawful hunting is a tool that can help save the species from extinction. Dallas Safari Club (DSC) is encouraging its members to keep hunting lions, but be selective.

Science shows that hunting older male lions has no long-term effect on the sustainability of lion populations.

Meanwhile, the money spent by lion hunters - $50,000 is common for a single hunt - buoys many...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) has extended its partnership with Texas Law Shield by adding more educational gun law seminars and workshops to its schedule. The highly acclaimed seminars provide important information about the numerous legal challenges facing Texas gun owners today and about the constitutional rights of citizens.

“The best chance we have to preserve our Second Amendment rights is to have well-informed citizens, so we’re very excited to extend...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Deer Association (TDA), the state’s largest organization dedicated to deer enthusiasts and sportsmen’s rights, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Austin legislative office. The new office, located at 816 Congress Avenue, just three blocks from the Capitol, will serve as the center for the association’s legislative efforts and oversight, as well as provide a convenient meeting space for TDA members, state legislators and officials, and agency staff.

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MONTEZUMA, Iowa - Brownells is proud to announce the release of AR-15 Catalog #10. With 104 pages, it contains hundreds of products for building, customizing, repairing and cleaning America's favorite firearm.

This year's catalog reflects the resurgence of AR-15 customizing products after historic, high-demands caused several popular items to run short last year.

New to Catalog #10 is the Trijicon V-COG optic, combining the high-quality and clarity of the combat-tested Trijicon...