Texas Hunting Traditions
Meet an Austin man who took up hunting and fishing as an adult and is now passing along these traditions to his sons. Follow a conservationist and hunter as he hits the woods in search of the Eastern Wild Turkey. Every year 98-year-old Mabel Birkner hits the woods and heads for the family's favorite deer blind. This feisty woman of the wilds has a lot of knowledge to pass down to her family.
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October 25-31, 2020
Wild Game Cooking Texas Style
A couple of accomplished chefs demonstrate some wild game recipes you'll want to try yourself. Restaurant owner and cookbook author Jesse Griffiths gives us his take on feral hog tacos, venison loin on the grill, teal yakitori and redfish fried three ways. Austin chef Jeff Martinez takes care of cooking dove breasts with a buffalo sriracha sauce and creating a cool red snapper ceviche.
November 1- 7, 2020
Birds and Birders
The sounds of the waves, a breeze in your face, and the peeps of a scurrying shorebird, you are birding at the beach and you didn't even know it. In the driest region of Texas, meet some ingenious landowners who created their own desert birding oases. The Rio Grande Valley is a haven for birds and birders alike. For Father Tom Pincelli, this area is an earthly paradise.
November 8-14, 2020
State Park Biking Trails
From short pedals at local parks, to epic journeys through rugged landscapes, mountain biking is a great way to experience the wild side of Texas. Texas State Parks offer the full range of off-road opportunities to riders of all ages. Go biking with us at Franklin Mountains, Brazos Bend, Government Canyon, Pedernales Falls, Ray Roberts Lake and Tyler. It's Texas on two wheels.