Texas hunting icon Dr. James Henry “Red” Duke dies at age 86

Written by LSON. Photo by Dallas Safari Club.

Texas lost one of its greatest hunting and conservation icons Monday when Dr. James Henry “Red” Duke died at age 86.

Duke, the 2015 Peter Hathaway Capstick Award winner and veteren of many hunts, lived a colorful and eventful life as an Eagle Scout, television personality, world-renowned surgeon and big game hunter.

All those who knew him can recall a story or two featuring Duke’s quick wit and larger-than-life personality.

Read a statemtent about his life’s accomplishments here.

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Hey y'all! I'm a sweet tea lovin' girl from the Lone Star State. I am recent graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, currently living and working in the Big Apple. When I'm not in the big city you can find me riding a 4 wheeler and hunting with my papa.

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