‘Mr. Whitetail’ to keynote TBGA event in Fredericksburg on July 18
The Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA) will host its 18th annual Edwards Plateau, Region 4 Sportsman’s Celebration, on Saturday, July 18, at the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg.
Landowners and hunters in Bandera County will be recognized during the Hill Country Sportsman’s Celebration.
“The TBGA Edwards Plateau, Region 4 Sportsman’s Celebration is an opportunity for landowners and hunters from across the region to be recognized and awarded for the top big game taken in different counties,” explained David Brimager, Texas Wildlife Association vice president of Hunting Heritage. “With the help and support of our co-sponsors, the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), we continue to recognize the contribution these private landowners, land managers and responsible adult and youth hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ private lands.”
The TBGA Edwards Plateau event is open to the general public. The wildlife trophy exhibit, auction, and displays will be open from 4 pm until 8 pm.
Adult and youth seminars will begin around 4 pm. Admission to the day’s events is $5 until 6 pm. The TBGA banquet and dinner will take place from 7 pm until 9 pm and cost is $12 per person. Seating is limited. For reservations, contact David Brimager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Food and beverages will be provided for all pre-registered guests.
Larry Weishuhn, Texas Wildlife Association co-founder and host of Winchester’s World of Whitetails television show - aka “Mr. Whitetail” - will be keynote speaker for the event.
Educational seminars on wildlife and habitat-related topics include:
• “Aging Whitetails on the Hoof,” sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
• _”Scoring Whitetails on the Hoof,” sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
• Update on Mason Mountain WMA Ecological Study, sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
• Other educational seminars hosted by the TWA Conservation Legacy Program
A silent auction will include a Remington Rifle, Leupold Binoculars, Gerber Gear, feeders, optics and other hunting items.
Celebrating its 18th season, the TBGA recognizes contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make with the management and conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ private lands.
The Texas Big Game Awards program recognizes the quality of big game animals in Texas, hunters who harvest these animals, land managers who produce these animals through their management efforts, the importance of our hunting heritage and the achievements of young and new hunters.
For more information on the Texas Big Game Awards, visit http://www.texasbiggameawards.com/ or contact Brimager at 800- 839-9453, Ext. 114 or by email at email@example.com.