Feral Hog Hunting Tips

By Team Banks | February 10, 2017

Wild swine have taken over large swaths of the South, making feral hog hunting a year-round endeavor. My hunting party heard for years about feral hogs encroaching near our section of woods. While all of the clubs around us complained of being invaded, we considered ourselves lucky to be pig free. Of course our good…

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Winter Scouting for Turkeys

By Team Banks | February 9, 2017

Winter scouting for turkeys is the first step to bagging a gobbler this spring. It can be difficult to think about turkey hunting with lingering snow and below-freezing temperatures. Since there’s still weeks between now and the season’s kick off, it’s tempting to wait for warmer days to begin locating birds. But winter scouting for…

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First Case of CWD Found in Wild Texas Whitetail Deer

By Team Banks | February 7, 2017

The first case of Chronic Wasting Disease in a free-ranging whitetail in Texas has been confirmed by state wildlife officials, prompting emergency measures to contain further infections. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected in a buck harvested by a Texas hunter in Medina County west of San Antonio. The one-and-a-half-year-old deer was the first…

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