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Fall Ushers in Texas Hunting Season

Fall doesn’t just mean cooler weather in Texas. For many outdoor enthusiasts, it’s an opportunity to hunt. There are more than a dozen animals to hunt in Texas, each with a hunting season-from dove to deer and even squirrel. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department oversees Texas hunting with regulations, permits and hunters education. Bobby […]

Fall doesn’t just mean cooler weather in Texas. For many outdoor enthusiasts, it’s an opportunity to hunt. There are more than a dozen animals to hunt in Texas, each with a hunting season-from dove to deer and even squirrel.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department oversees Texas hunting with regulations, permits and hunters education.

Bobby Eichler is a biologist with the department. He spoke with Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin about the basic rules of hunting in Texas.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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