A disease that impacts deer causes them to have major neurological problems, and it can rip through a herd pretty quickly.
Wildlife managers in Texas are doing their best to prevent the spread, and that means hunters have to adjust their routines and obey some new rules to help out.
Texas Parks and Wildlife says East Texas has some of the most dense wild hog populations in the state, and they tear up yards and ruin crops every year. Controlling the feral hog population is about to get real. Real messy. See what population control method Texas approved this week.
Cheeseburgers and tacos are the norm at fast food restaurants around East Texas, but soon you could add a deer meat sandwich to the list of options. One place on North University in Nacogdoches could be adding it to the menu soon.
Has this guy been in your dreams yet?
The recent oppressive heat might lead you to believe that hunting season is still a long way off, but dove season is less than 3 weeks away, and you'll be able to draw back your bow for the guy pictured above in about 6 weeks.