Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament September 27 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS, Texas—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 27. Pre-registration is required. To request a registration form, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/nonpwdforms/media/bluegill_flyer.pdf or call (903) 670-2222. Mail registration must be received by Wednesday, September 24. You may register in person on the day... Read more
SIG unveils new 14+1 .45 ACP P227 TACOPS
SIG Sauer just shared photos of its newest P227, the Tactical Operations or TACOPS. And at long last, SIG is bringing extended 14-round for their double-stack .45 ACP P227s to the market — and the TACOPS will come with four of them. Announced late 2012, SIG launched the P227 in 2013 with... Read more
Swimmers Barely Dodge Shark Attack!
Two swimmers pay no mind to people yelling shark and think it’s a joke . . . until the shark comes above the water while chasing a sting ray. Then the swimmers decide it may be time to get out of the ocean! Take a look below! Source: KISS... Read more
Ruger announces ‘Flash Sweepstakes’ for mystery product
Ruger has just announced a “Flash Sweepstakes,” a giveaway with a short two-day window for a gun they’re planning to launch next week. We don’t know what they’re giving away and that’s part of the fun. What it could be is anyone’s guess, as Ruger makes a fantastic range... Read more
Duck blind removal decision ruffles feathers on Caddo
CADDO LAKE — Ruffled feathers were on display Tuesday at a state parks meeting to explain the removal of a 22-year exemption that allowed permanent duck blinds on traditional waterfowl hunting turf. “Is my feedback going to amount to anything, or am I just wasting my breath?” lifelong waterfowl... Read more
Waterfowl seasons set – prospects great IF we get water!
With duck populations the highest in recent history, we waterfowlers have a great deal to look forward to this fall/winter but, as we all know, ducks and geese like water and they will go where it’s available. This may or may not be the area we traditionally hunt them!... Read more
Banning Russian-made AK-47s sets off a U.S. buying frenzy
Thirty-six hours after the Obama administration banned importation of the classic brand of AK-47 assault rifles as part of sanctions against Russia, a Maryland dealer specializing in the weapon took stock of its inventory. There was nothing left. Laboring almost nonstop, workers at Atlantic Firearms in Bishopville, a Worcester... Read more
Brown Recluse bites on the rise
Doctors are seeing an increase in patients seeking treatment, including some who tried at-home remedies that did more harm than good. The venomous bites usually heal well if left alone, said Dr. Donna Seger, medical director of the Tennessee Poison Center. However, she warned that people can react differently... Read more