Though they are often referred to as an antelope, pronghorns are not a true antelope and are in fact the only member in the family to which they belong.
Greg Simons’ quarterly column focuses on the enterprise aspects of wildlife-based recreation that takes place on private lands across the country.
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.
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.
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 is an essential part of any healthy, sustainable ecosystem, and landowners should be sure to provide for critters both large and small.
In Texas, and elsewhere, the history of the wild turkey is one of the great wildlife conservation success stories.
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.
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.
Don’t overlook Texas when prospecting around for options to pursue mule deer and elk.
Knowing your product as well as your customer is key to successfully marketing your hunting land.
Preparing for bowhunters is a different challenge than preparing for rifle hunters. For many years I bowhunted almost exclusively and ...
While agricultural tax valuation is fairly common, Texas landowners have a unique opportunity to qualify for wildlife management valuation.
For many landowners, eminent domain isn’t an abstract legal construct, but a force that alters their land and their lives.
Running a commercial hunting operation is equal parts outdoor adventure and hospitality.
The key to preventing habitat damage is figuring out how many deer a piece of land can support without causing any harm to the land or the plants on it.
Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons of Wildlife Consultants offer their expert advice on 1-d-1 valuations and implications for property and land owners' taxes.