Stingrays in the Gulf are more common than you think (VIDEO)
“It could just be a stick,” I tell myself while floating on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico about 100 feet out from the shoreline of Perdido Key. After all, I can only see a few inches of what appeared to be a black reed, no thicker than a coffee stirrer,... Read more
300 yard pistol shot
Beretta USA just posted this video on their page of some instructors explaining the equations necessary to make a long range shot from a handgun. They are using a Beretta PX4 Storm. Although engaging targets at anything beyond 50 meters with a handgun is well beyond most pistol caliber’s maximum effective... Read more
Louisiana hunters kill more hogs than deer
Louisiana continues to loosen its hog-hunting restrictions, but that seems to be doing little to slow the spread of the noxious quadrupeds. Bayou State hunters killed 183,600 feral hogs last year, an increase of 14 percent over 2012’s total, according to the state’s annual deer-harvest report. That number is... Read more
To study evolution, scientists raise fish to walk on land
An unusual species of fish that can walk and breathe air shows that these animals may be more capable of adapting to life on land than previously thought, researchers say. The new findings may help explain how the ancient fish ancestors of humans colonized the land, the researchers said. The evolution... Read more
Bass Does Not Want to be Released (Video)
Chris Ellenburg was fishing in Lake Belton in Texas when the most peculiar thing happened to him: he caught a fish that didn’t want to be released. In this strange video Ellenburg tells GrindTV.com that he attempted to release a white bass that he had caught when the fish... Read more
Louisiana Hunters Harvesting More Deer after Decade of Decline
A recent report released by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) shows that hunters are seeing—and harvesting—more deer after nearly a decade of decline. Hunters still say they are frustrated by the lack of deer in the Bayou State, but LDWF officials estimate that sportsmen and women bagged... Read more
Research examines success of stocking programs for red drum, sea trout along Texas coast
CORPUS CHRISTI – Just like bluebonnets and the heat, Texas is known for fantastic bay fishing, but along with popularity comes problems for economically-important fish like red drum and spotted seatrout. Dr. John R. Gold, Regents Professor and Harte Research Institute (HRI) Endowed Chair for Genetics and Biodiversity at... Read more
Owners of new aquarium under investigation
(KENS 5) Eyewitness News has learned the owners of a newly announced aquarium coming to San Antonio are under investigation for the deaths of dozens of marine animals. The Oregon Humane Society says it is investigating Vince and Ammon Covino for the deaths of more than 200 animals at... Read more