Greg Simons

Greg Simons received a B.S. degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in 1987 from Texas A&M University and soon after formed Wildlife Systems, Inc., a company that currently manages hunting operations on over 800,000 acres of private land in Texas and New Mexico. He is also co-owner of Wildlife Consultants, LLC, providing technical assistance to landowners and other entities on habitat management and other wildlife-related issues. Greg served as President of Texas Wildlife Association through July 2015.

Winter Wheat: Texas’ Best All-Around Wildlife Food Plot

Wheat that is planted with a grain drill provides beneficial interstitial spacing of plants, thus enhancing the foraging navigation for small birds, such as dove and quail.

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Ghost Riders in the Sky

There are seven species of indigenous doves and pigeons in Texas, with white-winged doves and mourning doves being the two species that are the most abundant and are most commonly hunted.

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Spotted Fever: A Guide to the Axis Deer Hunt

Today, axis deer are in great abundance in certain areas of Texas, found free-ranging in many counties in central Texas, and commonly found on high-fenced game ranches in various regions of the state.

Water for Wildlife

Water for Wildlife

Water is an essential part of any healthy, sustainable ecosystem, and landowners should be sure to provide for critters both large and small.

Springtime Thunder: The Call of Texas’ Spring Turkey Hunting Season

In Texas, and elsewhere, the history of the wild turkey is one of the great wildlife conservation success stories.

Creating Kid-Friendly Hunting Properties and Experiences

It's a rewarding and often refreshing experience to have youngsters in a hunting camp. Here's a few tips from wildlife specialist Greg Simons.

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A Guide to Texas Exotics

They’ve been called a “poor man’s bighorn”. Some taxonomists do not even consider them to be a true sheep, since they also possess morphological traits that are more like a goat, but make no mistake about it, these hardy animals have become a popular quarry for hunters who are looking for a unique and challenging hunting experience.

Hunting in Texas: More than Just a Whitetail State

Don’t overlook Texas when prospecting around for options to pursue mule deer and elk.

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Marketing 101: Strategies For Hunting Enterprises

Knowing your product as well as your customer is key to successfully marketing your hunting land.

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Ranch Prep for Bowhunters

Preparing for bowhunters is a different challenge than preparing for rifle hunters. For many years I bowhunted almost exclusively and ...

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