Texas Outdoor News

Texas Outdoor News


Texas Outdoor News


About Texas Outdoor News

The LONG and SHORT of Outdoor News from across the state and nation. Including timely interviews with expert hunters, anglers, industry and political leaders, plus weekly Best Bets for fishing, hunting, and a whole lot more.

The streak of awards and recognition for Texas Outdoors Journal and Texas Outdoor News radio continued on March 7, 2020, at the 62nd Annual Texas Outdoor Writers Association Conference held in Bryan Texas. Each year T.O.W.A.’s Excellence In Craft competition honors the best in Texas print and broadcast journalism, photography, writing, and web-based platforms with results announced at its annual conference banquet.

Adding to the collection of awards won came the Outdoor Radio category. Bill L. Olson and Harold Gunn have been recognized as the longest-running outdoor broadcast team in the country with over 27 years as broadcast partners and hosts of the most honored outdoor radio show in Texas. That streak also continued as TEXAS OUTDOOR NEWS picked up two awards including First Place at the 62nd Annual T.O.W.A. Conference.

The Judges’ comments noted how impressed they were with the organization, structure, and flow of the program. “Olson said, “Harold and I truly have fun doing the show each week for all of these years. It also helps to have great guests and we want to thank each of them for providing their professional insight into various aspects of our outdoor world. The guests on this year’s winning shows were Texas Parks & Wildlife’s Coastal Fisheries Director Robin Riechers and TPWD’s Webless Migratory Gamebird Program Leader (“The Dove Guy”) Owen Fitzsimmons.

Texas Outdoor News is heard each week on affiliates across Texas and western Louisiana plus worldwide on Stitcher.com. Stitcher is to news-talk radio what Pandora is to music with over 40 million listeners having downloaded the FREE app at Stitcher.com. TON is also heard on YouTube, iHeart radio, and the TON website.

To loyal readers and listeners, we once again thank you for your readership and for tuning in. We will continue to strive to enlighten, educate and entertain.

To our advertisers and sponsors, we thank you for your continued support. We are pleased to provide this cross-promotional opportunity that is unique within the outdoor industry.

Texas Outdoor News radio was founded in 1993. Its outdoor news and interview format is not your typical “call the bait camp” type show. Weekly guests include outdoor experts from the industry and the field, political leaders, manufacturers, plus top guides and outfitters.

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