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This piggy is not so little! Hunters capture hog weighing nearly 800 POUNDS in Texas
It was an ordinary hunting day in Texas earlier this month until two friends spotted a wild hog weighing nearly 800 pounds. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton were on a ranch in De Leon, owned by Comanche County Commissioner Jimmy Dale Johnson, when they discovered the large hog and... Read more
Biologists working to protect Rio Grande’s last native fish
For decades now we’ve been channeling the Rio Grande through a pretty narrow path in order to prevent flooding. The river is naturally supposed to swell and recede – a messy, but necessary process. Flooding provides water and nutrients to the Bosque and fortifies wildlife – including the humble... Read more
16-foot, 3,500-pound shark heading toward Florida (VIDEO)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A large great white shark is heading south toward Florida, according to Ocearch. The shark named Mary Lee measures at 16 feet and weighs 3,500 pounds. Tracking devices allows scientists or anyone else to follow shark’s movements in the water. Professor Dr. Jim Gelsleichter runs the University of North Florida’s shark... Read more
Louisiana man caught with more than 20 black drum over his limit, Wildlife & Fisheries says
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a Galliano man caught way too many black drum Saturday, and none of the fish were large enough to legally harvest. Agents cited Rufino Gonzalez-Ibarra, 34, for possessing 26 black drum and one redfish while fishing on Pointe aux Chenes Wildlife... Read more
Water sampling suggests zebra mussels have not spread at Lake Waco
Officials trying to safeguard Lake Waco against the zebra mussel menace have scored a tentative victory. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials received word late last week that there were no traces of zebra mussel larvae or DNA in samples taken from the lake Dec. 4. A colony of... Read more
DOJ Wanted to Scan License Plates of Gun Show Attendees
Last week the ACLU released information about the Department of Justice tracking the license plates of millions of cars belonging to American citizens. As if that wasn’t alarming enough, documents obtained by the organization through a Freedom of Information Act request show officials from the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Bureau... Read more
Open carry bills on fast-track in Texas Senate
AUSTIN – Two gun bills that would legalize the open carry of handguns in Texas are on a fast-track in the state Senate. “I have asked the chair of the committee to schedule these two bills, and the Campus Carry (Senate Bill 11) bill which was referred last week,... Read more
Massive South Dakota Buck Could Unseat Two State Records
Mike Mettler, a seasoned bowhunter from Eureka, South Dakota, says he does not get buck fever as often as he used to. Yet last November, Mettler felt that familiar tingle when he finally got within range of a massive buck that he had been following for more than a month.... Read more