US Army Researching Improved “One-way” Tracer Rounds
The US Army recently announced that the preliminary development of a safer and more accurate tracer round is underway. Tracer rounds, or bullets that produce a highly-visible “streak” when shot, help soldiers adjust their aim in the heat of combat and can be used by squad leaders to pinpoint... Read more
Why a Great Pair of Shades Really Counts on the Water
We all know that it really counts to have a good pair of shades out on the water or just for everyday use.  What we don’t always pay attention to is why good shades are really worth it.  Check out this video clip of Chester Moore explaining why a... Read more
Costa’s GEOBASS Adventures
What happens when a group of trout bums go after the most popular game fish on the planet? Well, mayhem, for one. Presenting GEOBASS – the world’s greatest fishing adventure. The series follows four expedition anglers as they trek through the remote regions of Earth, chasing down various species... Read more
How Anti-Gun Activists Think Gun Owners Should Be Treated
The Facebook page Hypocrisy and Stupidity of Gun Control Advocates posted what appears to be a comment from an anti-gun liberal on how she thinks her peers should treat open carriers. Her suggestion is that she and her peers should carry tasers, and when they see an open carrier, they... Read more
Multiple New Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Laws Take Effect in Louisiana
The following story is via the NRA-ILA, On Friday, August 1, several new NRA-supported laws took effect in the Sportsman’s Paradise. Those laws include Act 229 (House Bill 186), sponsored by state Representative Cameron Henry (R-Metairie), and Act 378 (Senate Bill 212), sponsored by state Senator Rick Ward (R-Port... Read more
As more male bass switch sex, a strange fish story expands
At first she was surprised. Then she was disturbed. Now she’s a little alarmed. Each time a different batch of male fish with eggs in their testes shows up in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Vicki Blazer’s eyebrows arch a bit higher. In the latest study, smallmouth bass and white... Read more
Underwater SharkCam Gets Mauled by a Great White
Shark attacks on people, for all the coverage they get, are thankfully still rare – as Discover blogger Christie Wilcox has pointed out. But if you go taunting a great white with a seal-shaped robotic submarine… well, all bets are off. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution did just that with... Read more
Biologists Studying Arroyo Colorado Tidal Stream
AUSTIN – Earlier this year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department coastal fisheries biologists began a two-year study of Arroyo Colorado, a tidal stream connected to lower Laguna Madre. Biologists received a grant to measure the quality of aquatic life in this ecologically important area. This effort is part of... Read more