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Watch What a Giant Manta Ray Did When It Found Itself Tangled in Fishing Line
Divers who host a YouTube channel with footage that they share from their underwater adventures recently posted video of a marine rescue. Thomas Monteiro with Ocean VideoSub from Brazil was diving near the Bat Islands in Costa Rica with Flavia Passaglia when a “peaceful” manta ray approached them —... Read more
Texas state trooper asked to leave Waffle House because he had a gun (VIDEO)
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper said he was asked to leave a Grapevine Waffle House last week because he was carrying a gun, but the restaurant said it was all just a big misunderstanding. When Jeff Evans walked into the Waffle House Tuesday morning, he was not... Read more
How to Survive Backcountry Snakebites
Snakes are an integral part to many ecosystems and, as an outdoor enthusiast, it is only a matter of time before you encounter one in the backcountry. Venomous snakes are most prevalent in temperate and tropical climates, with April through October being peak snakebite season. There are roughly 15... Read more
NBC’s Home Invasion Tips: Use Wasp Spray and Treat Home Invaders “Like Royalty”
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy So NBC’s Today Show thought they would highlight some possible ways to defend yourself from a home invasion. It’s all pretty, well, dumb, yeah, I’ll just say it, it’s dumb. Among their suggestions is to use wasp... Read more
Goliath Grouper pose problems for fisherman (VIDEO)
ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral Many fishermen across Southwest Florida say they’re encountering a huge problem on the water: Goliath Grouper are snatching fish right off their lines. It has been nearly two decades since a fishing ban on Goliath Grouper went into affect but that... Read more
Florida man catches monster, 550-pound alligator
It’s a fishing tale with teeth. Over the Labor Day holiday, Tracy Brown and his two friends, James and Joe Fink, set out from Smith’s Fish Camp on Escambia River in search of big game. They found it in the form of a 12-foot, 550-pound alligator affectionately called “The... Read more
Felon tweets photo of day at the range, gets 18 months
Editor’s note: You may remember our post a while back about game wardens identifying and charging an angler with several violations after he posted pictures of his illegal catches on his Facebook page.  In a similar case, Boston police went after a felon for posting pictures of his time... Read more
TPWD Grants Extension on Caddo Lake WMA Duck Blinds
AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is extending the time frame allowing hunters to use maintained permanent duck blind structures through the 2015-16 waterfowl season on the Caddo Lake Wildlife Management Area. In issuing an Executive Order granting an additional year of permanent duck blind use on... Read more