DSC: Positive Elephant Finding Best Decision For Conservation, Anti-Poaching

(Nov. 17, 2017--DALLAS) DSC applauds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement regarding a positive enhancement finding for elephants in the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The positive enhancement standard is strict, and requires that the Service find “that the [animal] is taken as part of a well-managed conservation program that contributes to the long-term [...]

National Survey Highlights Significance of Hunting, Fishing

In 2016, 101.6 million Americans age 16 and older enjoyed some form of fishing, hunting or wildlife-associated recreation. That’s 40 percent of the U.S. population. The economic contribution of those activities was $156.3 billion. That’s 1 percent of GDP. In other words, one out of every 100 dollars produced from U.S.-made goods and services was [...]

What’s Worse Than a Grizzly Bear Attack?

Being attacked twice in one day. Todd Orr became a social media sensation last October as the man who survived two grizzly bear attacks in one morning. And took a video of himself hiking to his car. And drove himself to the hospital. About three miles into his morning hike to scout for elk, Orr [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Hunting, News|0 Comments

Why We Hunt

Hunters hunt for adventure, to connect with nature and for the benefits it brings to wildlife through Sustainable Use Conservation. To learn more about why We Hunt for Life, visit

By |September 14th, 2017|Big Game, Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, News|0 Comments

Hunters Save Missing Man’s Life

What do you remember the most about your first hunt? Spending time with a loved one? The crisp, cool air? The feel of the rifle stock? What about saving a man’s life? For one young child in New Zealand, that certainly describes his first hunting experience. An elderly man had been reported missing by his [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, News|0 Comments

DSC: Corey Mason Hired As New Executive Director

After an exhaustive search from a qualified pool of applicants, the search committee recommended Corey Mason for the position of Executive Director of DSC. On August 9, the DSC Board of Directors approved the recommendation, and Mason has accepted the offer. A Certified Wildlife Biologist®, Mason was Regional Director of Texas Parks and Wildlife in [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments

NAPHA Press Release – Lion Hunt Campaign

NAPHA recently released their statement on the hunting of lions. "It is rather a shame that the Namibian public, by choice, would preferably support one animal instead of its National Policy in encouraging balanced land use for ALL Namibians." For the full statement, please follow the link below. NAPHA Press Release - Lion Hunt

By |August 1st, 2017|Hunting, lion, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Rhinos Taking Back Old Range

A group of eastern black rhinos have been moved from South Africa to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ten years after the last one was observed there. Ten have already made the move, and another group will also join them in the coming weeks. Until around 50 years ago, there were several dozen black rhinos [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News|0 Comments

Countdown to DSC 2017 Convention Begins

The biggest hunting, sporting and conservation showcase in Texas is just three months away. The DSC Convention and Expo returns to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel in Dallas Jan. 5-8, 2017. Sportsmen and women are invited to be a part of another record-breaking event to help support conservation, education and hunter [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments

Weishuhn Inducted in Muy Grande Hall of Fame

Larry Weishuhn, known throughout the outdoor world as “Mr. Whitetail” was recently inducted into the Muy Grande Hall of Fame in Freer, Texas. Weishuhn, a native Texan, has for years been been one of the world’s most recognized wildlife biologists, outdoor writers, and outdoor television show personalities. Being instilled with a love of the outdoors [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments