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Oct. 27, 2017

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s

Big Time Texas Hunts selected at random from entries in the drawing.

All told, hunters bought nearly 84,000 Big Time Texas Hunt entries. More than $774,000 in gross sales

was generated, and proceeds from the drawing go to support wildlife research, habitat management

and public hunting.

This year’s winner of the Texas Grand Slam hunting package, Marcus Dennis of Lindsay, TX, is making

plans for four separate guided hunts for the state’s top four premier big game species – desert bighorn

sheep, white-tailed deer, pronghorn and mule deer.

Following are the rest of the winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts.

Ultimate Mule Deer Hunt – David Pulk, Double Oak

Premium Buck Hunt – Hans Schroeder, Houston

Exotic Safari – Franklin Catrett, Albany, GA

Whitetail Bonanza – William Glover, Boerne; Clyde Kesling, McKinney; Sam Lawless, El Paso; Chris

Daniels, Magnolia, MS; Steve Howell, Blanco; and William Weiser, Lexington

Big Time Bird Hunt – Thomas Blakeney, Canyon

Gator Hunt – William Howard, Coppell

Texas Waterfowl Hunt – Andrew Lillie, Houston

Wild Hog Adventure – Gregory Wise, Edna

All winners have been notified. Entries for next year’s Big Time Texas Hunts will go on sale May 15, 2018.


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