North Carolina Man Kills 707 Pound Feral Hog During Hunting Trip (VIDEO)
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NC – A man just shot his way into the record books after bagging a 707 pound wild hog while hunting in Transylvania County, North Carolina. Bruce Florence and his son Jonathan were on a hunting trip when they came across the massive beast. “He looked more... Read more
LSU researcher attempts to combat feral hogs
To combat Louisiana’s feral hog problem, one University researcher looked for a sweeter answer — gummy bears. AgCenter animal science researcher Glen Gentry found the hogs took a special liking to the candy, but the gummy bears did not react well with the sodium nitrite added used to poison... Read more
West Texas game wardens search for antelope poacher
Information leading to an arrest can be rewarded with up to $1,000 Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens are asking for the public’s help in locating an antelope poacher. A pronghorn antelope was shot illegally on the Texas Highway 652 in Culberson County around Jan. 17. Even though the... Read more
Lantac Titanium EBCG Prototype Stolen At SHOT Show
Lantac USA posted this up earlier today on their Facebook Page: Lantac USA is sad to have to make this post A one off Titanium EBCG LanTac Carrier, the only one in existence was stolen from our booth during show hours! It doesn’t get much lower thank that. The Ti EBCG is the LanTac Pat Pend... Read more
Stunning blue hue as algae lights up Hong Kong harbor
Hong Kong (CNN)The stunning photo shows a shimmering blue shoreline with the bright lights of Hong Kong in the distance. The fluorescent blue glow is natural lighting powered by an algae bloom of Noctiluca scintillans, commonly known as “Sea Sparkle.” The non-toxic phytoplankton is not considered harmful and is relatively... Read more
Dan Patrick: Open carry lacks support ‘at this point’
There are not enough votes in the Texas Senate to pass legislation allowing Texans to openly carry handguns, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday. Legalizing open carry is a high priority for many gun-rights advocates, and the issue has drawn supporters to several rallies in the 2-week-old legislative session.... Read more
TPWD Proposing Adjustments to Bass and Gar Fishing Regulations; Commercial Crab and Finfish Rules
AUSTIN —Fisheries staff with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are considering adjustments to bass length limits on several lakes, a change in alligator gar bag limit on Falcon Lake and clarifications to commercial crab and finfish rules. The proposed changes to the 2015-16 Statewide Recreational and Commercial Fishing... Read more
Coast Guard intercepts Mexican fishermen poaching in South Texas waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas Saturday night. At approximately 7 p.m. Saturday, the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack sighted a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, heading north in U.S.... Read more