Great deer hunting prospects forecast October 30, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Sports White tailed deer hunting prospects are expected to be excellent across Texas this season fueled by outstanding habitat conditions, slowly growing deer populations and a weaker deer harvest last year, which should allow for more deer in the fields this season, the state’s white tailed deer leader says in his annual hunting forecast. “These conditions should translate into above average antler quality, reproduction and recruitment for white tailed deer,” said Alan Cain, the head of the white tailed deer program for the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. “Hunters should expect an excellent deer season in 2019.” He told the Texas Outdoor ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!