Of pistol barrels and bushy tails: Six great squirrel hunting handguns
Snow is flying, winter is upon us, and many hunting seasons have closed.  But small game is still open, and stands of old maples everywhere are full of barking squirrels.  Lets forgo the age-old shotgun versus rifle debate.  In fact, forget long guns in general.  Whether you spot and... Read more
Frozen Fish? Bassmaster Classic anglers face icy temps
GREENVILLE — Anglers gathering in South Carolina to compete in the Bassmaster Classic are among the people in the South whose lives have been disrupted by the unusual winter weather that has engulfed the region. Fifty-six of the sport’s top fishermen will square off in the series’ Super Bowl.... Read more
Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Duck, Duck, Goose A Titus County game warden responded to a trespassing complaint claiming someone was shooting Canada geese and leaving them to waste near Naples in Morris County. The only suspect was a... Read more
Mountain Lion Drags Deer Under Colorado Home, Eats It as Family Watches (VIDEO)
A family in Colorado Springs got a surprise lesson in how nature works last week when they discovered that a mountain lion stowed away under their house’s deck. The family was first warned about the big cat’s presence when a neighbor saw the animal in the area, and as... Read more
Adaptive Tactical rolling out new mag-fed shotgun conversion kits
Adaptive Tactical is in the business of making box magazine-fed shotguns. The idea is straightforward: take a Mossberg 500 — or 590 or Maverick 88 — shotgun, replace the tube with a box magazine adapter, and double your capacity. These kits are offered with five-round magazines which are compact and lightweight, but the draw for most... Read more
Bridge City brothers guilty of killing bottlenose dolphin in Cow Bayou (VIDEO)
12 News Two Bridge City brothers have pleaded guilty to federal wildlife violations in the death of a dolphin. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney John M. Bales,  Cory James Moseley, 23, and Cade Ryan Moseley, 18, pleaded guilty to taking a marine mammal in United States... Read more
Tennessee Teacher Breaks State’s 60-year-old Largemouth Bass Record
On Saturday the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency officially recognized Gabe Keen’s 15.2-pound largemouth bass as the new state record. The massive fish shattered a record set by a 14-pound, eight-ounce fish caught by James Barnett all the way back in 1954. Keen, a high school teacher who also coaches... Read more
What the Heck? You Have to See the Photos of the Bizarre Fish Caught in Australia to Believe It
Gary Warrick has worked as a commercial fisherman in southern Australia for 30 years, but never has he encountered anything quite like this. While fishing in Lake Bonney on Monday, Warrick landed a bizarre fish that appeared to have two — yes, two — mouths. The two mouths are on... Read more