You know what most birds, fish and animals love to eat, and as hunters and wildlife conservationists you often provide them with many of their favorite foods plus other morsels enhanced by the sweet scents and tastes of apples, cinnamon, garlic and other additives. Have you ever stopped to... Read more
The “best of anything” assignments make me nervous. Especially when the topic revolves around Texas bass lakes. Texas enjoys a passel of great bass lakes. So many, in fact, that it is going to be next to impossible to whittle the list down to the Top Five winter fisheries... Read more

Goosed on the Prairie

Magazine December 30, 2013

Lying on their backs in the middle of a wheat or rice field, many coastal goose hunters this year watched dawn break under wet, cloudy skies while listening to the cackling and honking as dark silhouettes rose from roosting places to fill the skies with undulating waves of geese.... Read more

Big Game Cross to Bear

Magazine December 30, 2013

Through the lens of a camera and the eyes of a sportsman, Gerald Burleigh has seen many amazing things in his career. The longtime TF&G photographer grew up as a hunter and found a love for photography at a young age. He has done everything from bowhunt mule deer... Read more
It’s happening again for Ford’s 2013 Escape.  For the seventh time since it was introduced last year, some versions of the popular SUV have been recalled for a problem that’s important enough to require immediate attention. The 1.6L engine version has experienced engine overheating leading to a small number... Read more
*If there ever was any doubt about the manufacturers giving Texas its due as the truck capital of the U.S, all you need to do is reaffirm it at this year’s State Fair of Texas.  The new and improved Big Tex shares space with new product from Chevy, Ford,... Read more
There is an old saying that a musician should always leave the audience wanting more, and the first drive of the 2014 Toyota Tundra did just that.  Being in the Tetons for a scant 24 hours with no chance to flyfish or do much else is certainly a form... Read more
No one decides to buy a truck because of its recycle or sustainable material content, but Ford has always touted its commitment to sustainable materials and it seems that the 2014 F-150 is no exception. Rice hulls, a byproduct of rice grain is being used to reinforce the plastic... Read more