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Texas Deer Association applauds efforts of TPWD
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The Texas Deer Association applauds the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for their commitment and continued vigilance in monitoring deer in Texas to minimize risk of disease transmission to both wild and breeder deer populations. TDA notes the stepped up efforts are especially needed to preserve and protect the contributions of the breeder deer industry to the state's struggling economy. More

ATF used 'Fast and Furious' to make case for gun regulations
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Documents obtained by CBS News show that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives discussed using their covert operation "Fast and Furious" to argue for controversial new rules about gun sales. In Fast and Furious, ATF secretly encouraged gun dealers to sell to suspected traffickers for Mexican drug cartels to go after the "big fish." More

2011 holiday gift guide for shooters
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Shooters can be as difficult to shop for as anyone else. And if you're not into guns and shooting, you just might not know what to get a shooter. The 2011 Holiday Gift Guide can help you find the perfect gift for the shooter on your list. More

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Reid attempting to ram through another anti-gun judge
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With the help of tons of emails from Gun Owners of America members that poured into the Senate earlier this year, a gun-hating Obama judicial nominee had been kept from coming to the floor for a vote. But thanks to good old Harry Reid, who likes to pretend he supports gun rights, that nominee is coming up for a vote. More

Report from US Olympic Team Trials for airgun
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Sergeant First Class Daryl Szarenski (Seale, Ala.) continued to gain a leg up on the competition in Men's 10m Air Pistol with another world-class score — 584 points to be exact. Szarenski, a member of the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program, led the field by over 18 points after two days of competition at the first part of the U.S. Olympic Trials for Airgun. More

Dog shoots man
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It wasn't his dog's bark or bite that had a Utah man concerned — it was his aim. A Brigham City man is recovering after being shot over the weekend by his dog. The 46-year-old man and a friend were duck hunting on the north end of the Great Salt Lake near the bird refuge, about 10 miles west of Brigham City. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Keep the information flowing! Go to or call 512-615-4200 and join, renew or upgrade your TSRA membership. TSRA is the NRA state affiliate, since 1919. Keep the faith and share this email!

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Texas State Rifle Association

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Oklahoma habitat, duck numbers look promising
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Oklahoma hunters can expect lots of birds and good shooting as the state's duck season reopens Saturday, Dec. 10, in Zones 1 and 2. Josh Richardson, migratory game bird biologist for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, reports that recent cold fronts have brought big influxes of mallards and other species into this state. More

Pheasant season in three counties may be eliminated
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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission early next year will consider eliminating the pheasant season in Jefferson, Chambers and Liberty counties. That's not surprising, considering no pheasants have been seen there for many years. More

Plan for 2012 major shoots
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Mark your calendars now for these top skeet shoots in 2012. There will be two major events at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, including the 2012 World Championships on Sept. 28-Oct. 5. More
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