Welcome to the Wheeler County, Wildlife Texas Birding and Hunting Website. We hope you will find all the information you need about wildlife resources in Wheeler County. We hope that this Website brings you the required information about wildlife in our county. Hunting is an exciting family recreational activity and an important part of the Texas economy. Hunting plays an integral role in the management of Texas wildlife populations.
With more than 913,000 hunters, Texas ranks second in the nation for number of people engaged in hunting. Hunting in Texas is provided through two popular methods - private hunting leases and public hunting programs.
Wheeler is located east of Amarillo between Canadian and Shamrock along US Highway 83 near the North Fork of the Red River and the Texas/Oklahoma state line. Wheeler Municipal Airport serves Wheeler and Wheeler County and is owned by the City Of Wheeler TX. The paved runway extends for 3500 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 2468 feet at a distance of about 4 miles from Wheeler.
The lesser prairie-chicken is now being considered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a species in need of protection through the Endangered Species Act.
White Tail Deer
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