This Week on Houston Safari Club Foundation’s ‘Hunting Matters’ Radio Program & Podcast: Carter Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

(Houston, TX- October 1, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and ‘Hunting Matters’ welcomes Carter Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  A native of Central Texas, Smith developed his passion for wildlife and the out-of-doors at a young age while roaming his family’s farm and ranchland interests in Gonzales, Williamson, and… Continue reading This Week on Houston Safari Club Foundation’s ‘Hunting Matters’ Radio Program & Podcast: Carter Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Mote Receives Wildlife Manager of the Year Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The National Wild Turkey Federation presented Kevin Mote, Cross Timbers Wildlife District leader at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, with the Joe Kurz Wildlife Manager of Year Award for his outstanding management of wild turkeys and wildlife habitat management. “Over the past 24 years with TPWD, I have enjoyed the support and partnership… Continue reading Mote Receives Wildlife Manager of the Year Award

North Carolina Turkey Trap and Release Efforts Will Boost Texas Turkey Populations

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — A turkey trap-and-release effort originating in North Carolina is helping boost wild turkey populations in Texas. The effort, a joint venture involving the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, USDA APHIS Wildlife Services and the National Wild Turkey Federation, began in December and will finish up this month, with an… Continue reading North Carolina Turkey Trap and Release Efforts Will Boost Texas Turkey Populations

Mossy Oak Fishing Pros Prepare for Bassmaster Texas Fest Elite Tournament

WEST POINT, MS – The Mossy Oak Fishing Team is preparing now to fish Lake Travis in Jonestown, Texas, near Austin. This 2018 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest is May 17-20, benefits Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and has a $1 million payout. Mossy Oak Fishing Pro Ott DeFoe of Blaine, Tennessee, a past Rookie of… Continue reading Mossy Oak Fishing Pros Prepare for Bassmaster Texas Fest Elite Tournament