Swedish Angler Jumps into Freezing Water for Behemoth 222-pound Halibut
After more than an hour fighting a halibut larger—and probably older—than he was, Swedish angler Erik Axner jumped into the freezing waters off Norway’s Loften Islands to release his catch. The 24-year-old hooked the massive fish during a recent trip to northern Norway and called it the catch of... Read more
After Shooting Dolphin, Texas Brothers Banned from Hunting
Two Texas men have been sentenced for shooting a dolphin: They were fined $7,353.50 and placed on probation for a year, during which they will not be allowed to hunt or fish. They must also serve 50 hours of community service, 25 with Texas Park and Wildlife. Cory Moseley, 23, and... Read more
Chilling photo captures woman’s final moments before fatal lion attack
Horrific new details have emerged of how a fearless safari guide risked his own life by repeatedly punching a raging lioness in the face as the animal fatally mauled tragic New Yorker Katherine Chappell. Eyewitness Ben Govender described the heroic battle in an interview Saturday — the same day relatives... Read more
Gun blogs, videos, web forums threatened by new regulations
Commonly used and unregulated internet discussions and videos about guns and ammo could be closed down under rules proposed by the State Department, amounting to a “gag order on firearm-related speech,” the National Rifle Association is warning. In updating regulations governing international arms sales, State is demanding that anyone... Read more
First Response Team and RAM Truck aid in active flood relief
When a flood-damaged house is opened for the first time, it is the smell that hits you. There is no simple way to describe the combination of earthiness, sewage and debris that has seeped through the seams and pores after a 40-foot wall of water has assaulted and departed... Read more
CCA STAR Tournament: Second Tagged Redfish Winner Confirmed
On Saturday Morning, May 30, 2015, Hemphill resident Michael Gibbs was hanging out at a beach house he and his wife rented for the weekend on the West side of Galveston. Gibbs was waiting for his cousin to pick him up in his boat to go fishing. While he waited... Read more
CCA STAR Tournament: First Tagged Redfish Winner Confirmed
Hempstead resident, Scott Hajovsky set up a fishing trip, Thursday, May 28th with some friends. They met up at Eagle Point, Galveston Bay around daybreak. The weather was fair with moderate winds. After a week of rainstorms, the water was so fresh that the bait camp was adding salt... Read more
Louisiana D.W.F. Announces 2015 Alligator Lottery Hunts
Louisiana -(Ammoland.com)-  To provide the general public alligator harvest opportunities, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will select eligible alligator hunters through a lottery selection system featuring five Coastal and Nongame Resources (CNR) Division Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), 15 Wildlife Division WMAs, one U.S. Army Corps of Engineers... Read more