Texas Trophy Hunters News Update
2007 Legends Dove Hunt
On September 7th and 8th, The Texas Trophy Hunters Association (TTHA) participated in and donated a Platinum Lifetime Membership to the 2007 Legends Dove Hunt in Abilene. This event benefits the Children’s Miracle Network, helping to insure the best healthcare possible for sick and injured children in the Texas Midwest. Go to www.legendsdovehunt.comfor more information regarding this event.
2007 Texas Parks and Wildlife Expo
On October 6th and 7th, TTHA exhibited at the 2007 Texas Parks and Wildlife Expo in Austin. This was a one of a kind event. Visitors had the opportunity to fish, shoot, kayak, rock climb, mountain bike, see and touch wildlife, learn about recreation in the great outdoors and see and buy the latest in outdoor gear and services. Best of all, the event was free of charge. The weather, although hot, cooperated very well, and kids and adults had the opportunity to play and learn at the same time.
Texas Hunting License Sales Booming
According to Texas Parks and Wildlife, from August 30th –September 3rd, Texas hunters and fishermen purchased over 385,000 hunting and fishing licenses. On August 31st, more than 136,000 licenses and other documents were purchased, resulting in the biggest sales day on record. This is great news to hunters and the hunting community. The sales of these licenses and other documents resulted in approximately $12 million to Texas Parks and Wildlife accounts that benefit hunting and fishing programs exclusively, reports the Houston Chronicle.
The Texas Trophy Hunters Association (TTHA) strives to unite all segments of the hunting community for the dissemination of information and joining of energies to promote and protect our hunting heritage. Founded in 1975, TTHA is a membership-based organization. TTHA publishes a bimonthly magazine, The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, available through membership and newsstands, and produces award-winning outdoor television shows including The Journal of the American Trophy Hunter, airing on Outdoor Channel. In addition, TTHA hosts the Hunters Extravaganza® outdoor expositions, renowned as the some of the largest whitetail hunting shows in the South.