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Big Time Texas Hunts winners announced
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When an unknown number shows up on the caller ID, Weatherford Downtown Cafe owner Britton Schweitzer just lets it go to voicemail. "It's usually people trying to sell me stuff, not Texas Parks and Wildlife calling because I won an amazing hunt," Schweitzer said. More



Hollen wins USA's first quota
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Eric Hollen of Colorado Springs, Colo., is now the proud owner of two medals from the 2011 International Paralympic Committee World Cup Sydney. More importantly, Hollen seized the day and secured the USA's first Paralympic quota for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. More

Shoot early? Late? Not at all? Opinions on harvesting does varies by region
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Depending on where you hunt in Texas, the timing of shooting does for herd management will differ, according to several experts. In South Texas, landowners should refrain from shooting a lot of does this year. In the Hill Country, the situation is exactly the opposite. More

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12 big wins for gun owners
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The final conference report on the combined Fiscal Year 2012 Agriculture, Commerce/Justice/Science and Transportation/Housing/Urban Development Appropriations bills — also known as the "Mini-Bus" — was passed by both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate and has been signed into law. One of the most important ways that Congress has protected the Second Amendment is through a number of general provisions included in various appropriations bills. More

Wisconsin will honor CCW permits of 25 other states
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The Wisconsin Department of Justice has announced that it will recognize concealed carry permits and licenses from 25 states, and Texas is among them. According to the Capital Times in Madison, Wis., the Lone Star State license meets the Badger State's criteria. More

House passes NRA-backed National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity legislation
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The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an important self-defense measure that would enable millions of right-to-carry permit holders across the country to carry concealed firearms while traveling outside their home states. HR 822, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, passed by a majority bipartisan vote of 272 to 154. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Texas State Rifle Association

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How to make life easier when flying with firearms
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When it comes to flying, taking a single handgun to an industry expo is a piece of cake compared to the logistics involved in getting all your gear to a major 3-gun match, so the approach differs according to the event. As with most things in life, there's a right way, a wrong way and the Army way of doing things. Here's how to make the experience as hassle-free as possible. More

Little noticed provision kills ATF shotgun ban plans
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Saiga 12's, Benelli M4's and virtually any other tactical/military shotgun can no longer be banned from import by the ATF. A little noticed provision tucked into a large appropriations bill obviously flew under the radar of the "Brady Bunch" and the "Illegal Mayors." The new law effectively kills ATF's plan to stop tactical/military shotgun imports by way of abusing the "sporting purpose" requirement and their agency rulemaking powers. More

Rainfall improves duck hunting conditions in Arkansas
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With dry conditions persisting across much of Arkansas in recent months, the recent rainfall came just in time for Saturday's opener, setting the stage for the state's 14th consecutive 60-day season with a six duck daily bag limit. More
 
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