Hunt Hondo: A World-Class Outdoor Expo in God’s Country

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Hondo, Texas, is the home of world-class dove hunting. Not only is it a beautiful Texas Hill Country town, but it’s situated immediately along the migratory path of this game bird. With Hondo’s excellent agricultural land, small forested areas along the outskirts, and well-positioned bodies of water, hunters know that it’s the place to be when the season opens on September 1, 2019. Not only that, but the town welcomes their business, observing the hunt, fun, and comradery that comes with the annual event.  This year, the Hondo Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its Hunt Hondo event on August 31, 2019. Hunt Hondo welcomes hunters and enthusiasts to an all-ages celebration of the area’s status as a top Texas hunting location. Featuring a number of exciting and instructive competitions and classes, this year’s event will also boast an outdoor expo unlike any other. It all combines to make for an event worthy of its name and of those who enjoy this Lone Star State pastime with a passion.

The “Outrun the Gun 5K” will kickoff this family-focused event. This fun-run/walk begins at 8 a.m. at the Medina County Fair Hall. It will have three divisions—youth, men, and women. Awards will be given to the winner in each category as well as the runner dressed in their best camo attire. The entry fee for this race is $20, which includes an “Outrun the Gun” t-shirt! Registration can be completed at the link available here. This friendly competition sets the stage for the rest of the day’s events, which the entire family is sure to enjoy.

Hunt Hondo: A World-Class Outdoor Expo in God’s Country

Photo: Flickr/Florida Fish and Wildlife/FWC photo by Tim Donovan

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the Hunt Hondo outdoor expo will be open, offering everything an outdoor enthusiast could ever want! From hunting and fishing gear to organized trips, from rifles and knives to specialized apparel and so much more, the vendors at this event will have something for everyone. From the younger enthusiasts to the more experienced hunter, visitors will walk away with treasure from this world-class outdoor expo. It’s a golden opportunity to find insider information, hunting-related items, and sports gear, as well as all the necessary paraphernalia for a dove hunt. Hondo prides itself on properly introducing younger generations to bird identification, safety, and hunting ethics while incorporating the knowledge and experience of those who regularly visit the area for dove hunts. This expo will match all the right buyers with all the right vendors, making the annual hunt a huge success! Indoor as well as outdoor vendor applications can be found at the link provided here. Entry for shoppers is $5 and can be purchased online or on-site.

Hunt Hondo: A World-Class Outdoor Expo in God’s Country
Photo: Facebook/NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife

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