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TPWD bow hunter certification class May 19 in Granite Shoals

TPWD bow hunter certification class May 19 in Granite Shoals

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO GRANITE SHOALS — Jason Brady still remembers the long day of traveling and learning he and three others experienced when they decided to become certified bow hunters in the state of Texas. (more…)

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Hunters in the Granite Shoals deer management program only harvested 11 does in the second month of the program.

Number of harvested deer drops in second month of Granite Shoals program

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GRANITE SHOALS — Volunteer bowhunters only harvested 11 more white-tailed does from Nov. 8 to Dec. 12 during the Granite Shoals deer management program, a significant drop from the previous one-month period number of 44. That brings the two-month total to 55. (more…)

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17-point ‘Big Peete’ result of good genes at Hidden Falls Ranch

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SMITHWICK — Wayne Henderson practiced an enormous amount of discipline as the second-year hunter passed on several white-tailed bucks that other hunters only dream of seeing. “We saw an 11-point, 12-point and even a 15-point before this one popped up,” Henderson said. “There were quite a few incredible bucks out […]

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Hunters take down prize deers in Burnet County Big Buck Contest

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Local deer hunters had a great opening day of the white-tailed deer season Nov. 2 in the Hill Country. Excellent weather and abundant deer for harvest were evident at the Burnet County Big Buck contest hosted by Burnet residents Robert and Kathy Griffith of Griffith Taxidermy. (more…)

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White-tailed deer enjoying healthy Highland Lakes habitat

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — The 2013 general deer season opened Nov. 2 to, well, interesting reviews. While hunters brought in quite a few white-tailed deer, it wasn’t the number they might have been expecting. And those that were killed often looked older than their ages — a good and a bad thing. […]

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Brooke Johanson shows off a nice white-tailed buck she killed this season. Wildlife officials report the deer are very healthy this year thanks to good habitat conditions. This should make for a good KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune trophy contest. Courtesy photo

Lucky hunter could win Yeti cooler in KBEY 103.9 FM big bucks contest

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune wants your big bucks. Or, in this case, a photo of your white-tailed buck. KBEY is holding a trophy buck contest. Listeners can email photos of a big white-tailed buck they shot in the Highland Lakes area to kbey@thepicayune.com. Please include the name of […]

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