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San Antonio-area man catches huge bull shark on Texas coast, wins $20,000 at Sharkathon
A Spring Branch man caught an 8 feet 8 inch-long bull shark from the shore during Sharkathon off the Padre Island National Seashore on Oct. 17 — the largest catch ever submitted for the competition. Duke Washmon, 36, said he hooked the 104-inch shark at about 2 a.m. and fought against the shark for... Read more
Prospects Bright for Quail Season Opener on Saturday
AUSTIN – Thanks to timely rainfall and cooler temperatures this year, Texas quail hunters can anticipate hearing more bobwhites during the upcoming season, which gets under way statewide Saturday, Oct. 31. Bobwhite quail could provide the best indicator of how timely rainfall has benefited wildlife in Texas this year.... Read more
Senate Dems introduce ‘No Check, No Sale’ bill for gun sales
Gun control stalwarts Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy, Dianne Feinstein and others kicked off a legislative push to mandate an end to the “default to proceed” practice. Under federal guidelines, licensed firearms dealers can transfer a gun immediately after given a “proceed” authorization through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s... Read more
Outlook Promising for Texas Deer Season
AUSTIN –Hunters should expect the 2015-16 Texas white-tailed deer season to be one of the best in years as timely rainfall and mild weather have certainly set the table, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The general season opens Saturday, Nov. 7 and runs through Jan. 3,... Read more
Giant Rattlesnake Killed in Arkansas Measures Nearly 10 Feet in Length (VIDEO)
A giant rattlesnake estimated to be between eight and ten feet in length was killed in Arkansas by a man who said it attacked his dog. A western diamondback rattlesnake was killed in West Hartford, Arkansas by a landowner near Poteau Mountain. Steve White said that the snake attacked... Read more
Deer Struck by Car Takes Itself to Emergency Room
Employees of Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York were dumbfounded after an injured deer stumbled into the emergency wing on Monday. According to Fox News, the deer made it 20 feet down a hallway before staff were able to corral it. Two Monroe County sheriff’s deputies that were present... Read more
Hurricane Patricia Leaves Shark in Alabama Woman’s Front Yard
It looks like the premise behind Sharknado may not be so outlandish after all. Whitney Constantine of Mobile, Alabama was more than a little surprised after discovering a dead shark in the middle of her front yard earlier this week. According to Constantine and her husband, the shark arrived after heavy... Read more
Texas Country artist Kevin Fowler posts snake bite pictures that have gone viral (GRAPHIC)
Texas resident Kevin Fowler was in his garden shed when he found a snake. It was the third rattlesnake Fowler had found in his shed in a month and he took to Facebook to point out how dangerous the snakes were, and it’s been shared thousands of times. This... Read more