The 2017 Wild Texas Film Tour is an 11-city speaker tour featuring inspiring adventures and conservation stories. The goal of the tour is to showcase important local conservation issues, inspire viewers to engage in grassroots efforts and increase recruitment for local conservation organizations. Each event will be approximately three hours long, will feature two speakers and will have a before or after party area for attendees to meet with supporting conservation organizations. Hosted by filmmaker and conservationist Ben Masters. Made possible by YETI, Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation, Stewards of the Wild, The Borderlands Research Institute and King Land & Water. Depending on the success of the 2017 Wild Texas Film Tour, the tour could expand through Texas and beyond as the Wild Film Tour. WildFilmTour.com
Whitetail Rendezvous is a podcast that is best described as sitting on your front porch visiting about whitetail hunting, the industry it has created, the stories told around the campfire, the hunting tradition and opportunities to have a positive influence in the lives of others through our passion of hunting. Join Whitetail Rendezvous host Bruce Hutcheon as he interviews his guests from across North America. He talks about whitetail deer, lessons learned, tips and techniques, stories about the traditions of hunting, women in the outdoors and mentoring the youth. Whitetail Rendezvous’ vision is to reach common ground by educating, collaborating and communicating with whitetail hunters across North America. Listen and subscribe to the Whitetail Rendezvous podcast at WhitetailRendezvous.com.
Collectors Covey has served the Sporting Art Community in Dallas since 1978. The Gallery was originally opened in Highland Park Village and has moved to their new location in Preston Center. The Gallery specializes in fine Western and Wildlife art and bronzes. They are proud to announce that they will now be offering handmade Italian shotguns by Caesar Guerini. Collectors Covey also carries a generous variety of unique home furnishings, gifts and clothing for the sporting life enthusiast. An integral part of their mission is involvement with Texas Wildlife Conservation efforts. Since their inception they have helped give back roughly $12,000,000 to these efforts. Collectors Covey can help curate your collection. If you have art you’d like to sell, they can take it on consignment and offer it in the gallery or place it in a silent auction. They also offer special commission artwork, acquisition and decorating services. Appraisal services for artwork and sculpture are also available, as well as custom framing. CollectorsCovey.com
In this collection of essays and vintage photographs from the early 1900’s, Hart Stilwell documented the Texas outdoors with narrative detail and engaging anecdotes. Hart Stilwell describes hunting and fishing in Texas (and a very little bit of Mexico) in the 1930s and 1940s. Fishing subjects include tarpon, bass, pike, white bass and much more. Hunting subjects include bobwhite, dove, turkey, blue grouse, waterfowl, quail plus deer, cougar, coyote, hare and more. Visit the Collectors Covey to purchase your copy today! CollectorsCovey.com
With a range of outdoor apparel tailored toward anglers and hunters in particular, N1 Outdoors gear lets you wear your passion on—and as—your sleeve. T-shirts and hats are designed to evoke the sporting pursuit of fish and deer by hook and by bow, while other outdoors accessories include tumblers and decals. Visit N1Outdoors.com to order gear, as well as share your hunting and fishing experiences in their forums section.
Women’s Sporting Club is a group aimed at including Women in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in various hunting and sporting events. Women’s Sporting Club was formed in an effort to facilitate access, education and social events for women interested in hunting and shooting sports. By providing access to local events and a supportive social network, they are aimed at including women into outdoors events to help fulfill personal goals and expand their community. They’ve featured a several event so far this summer including a wild game dinner, a shotgun clinic, a fishing day trip and a hog hunt. Be sure to check out their page for more information and future events! For questions and additional information email WSCDallas@gmail.com. Facebook.com/WSCDallas
Blacktail Bow Company is driven to make exceptional bows for exceptional archers—true sportsmen, seeking the ultimate challenge. You won’t find laser sights, wheels, cams or cables on their bows. They are a bow company dedicated to serving the “Purist”—individuals drawn to the pinnacle of pure bowhunting and the uniquely satisfying experience that can only be found in the time—honored simplicity of a traditional bow. Their mission is to create the finest traditional archery bows in the world. They seek to make the next bow better than the last; to be always improving and innovating—setting new and higher standards in design, craftsmanship, performance and durability. Visit their website to see their vast selection of bows. You can even create your own custom bow! Let the adventures begin. BlacktailBows.com
Situated in the middle of the Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen is the ideal location to venture from for excellent birding. Within 90 minutes are dry, desert habitats to the west, and the coastal habitats are only 60 minutes to the east, with a riparian ribbon along the entire southern boundary. For 23 years running, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival has provided thousands of birders with life birds, those they call the “RGV Specialties.” Professional tour guides lead every trip, whether bus or van, with a low participant-to-guide ratio to provide excellent spotting and identification. Over 60 vendors of bird-related products can delight every level of birder at the Birders Bazaar, and their contributions to the Silent Auction make that event very exciting. They offer great birds, excellent guiding, educational seminars, rousing socials and FUN! Ask anybody who has been here before! The 24th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival begins on November 8, 2017 in Harlingen, Texas, and the event with be held at the Municipal Auditorium. Please visit their website for the Fall 2017 schedule and registration information. RGVBF.org
February 16, 17 & 18 | Sioux Falls, South Dakota | Denny Sanford Premier Center
Whatever your passion—whether it’s pheasants or quail, conservation, bird dogs, shooting, cooking wild game or passing on our hunting heritage to the next generation, 2018 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic has something for you!
Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic is a trade show that will focus on wildlife conservation, upland game bird hunting (pheasant and quail), dog training and wildlife habitat management and restoration. In connection with the trade show, Pheasants Forever will hold seminars on habitat improvement, pheasant hunting, shooting sports, wild game cooking, dog training, conservation and lots more!