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Freighter sunk off Texas coast for artificial reef
PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scuttled a derelict freighter in the Gulf of Mexico for use as an artificial reef and a new home for marine life. A Parks and Wildlife statement says the 155-foot Kinta S was sunk Wednesday in 75... Read more
Feds forcing new gun buyers to declare race, ethnicity
The Obama administration quietly has been forcing new gun buyers to declare their race and ethnicity, a policy change that critics say provides little law enforcement value while creating the risk of privacy intrusions and racial profiling. With little fanfare, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)... Read more
Dozens cited for hunting violations; a new app can help
KTEN.com – No One Gets You Closer GRAYSON COUNTY — Dove season is in full swing, starting just two weeks ago, but many people already face heavy fines for not following the law. Dozens of hunters in Grayson and Fannin counties have been hit with fines up to five... Read more
You’re probably using the wrong cork to catch speckled trout
Capt. Dudley Vandenborre said the type of cork most popular with South Louisiana speckled-trout anglers is OK, but he’s discovered a design that’s far more effective. “In Louisiana, we’re lazy fishermen — there’s no doubt about that — and we all use oval corks,” Vandenborre told the crowd at a... Read more
Meet The RSh-12: The Most Powerful Revolver in The World is Russian
Well, the most powerful production revolver in the world anyway, and that’s just according to the manufacturer. For whatever reason, Russian designers took to creating a revolver to fire their 12.7x55mm cartridge (speculated to be a cut-down .338 Lapua case; it and the rifle it was designed for have... Read more
2 Marshall County men sentenced to 30 days in jail for cheating in bass-fishing tournament
MARSHALL COUNTY, Alabama – Two Marshall County men were convicted Monday of cheating in a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville in April. Gary Lee Minor Jr., 37, of Albertville and Robert Scott Gillaspie, 45, of Boaz each were convicted in a non-jury trial in Marshall County court of theft... Read more
Bush given ‘Bass Force One’ boat at Tracker conference
President George W. Bush, an avid fisherman and outdoorsman, made a surprise appearance as keynote speaker Monday at the Tracker Marine Conference at Big Cedar Lodge on Table Rock Lake. The president’s father, President George H. W. Bush, addressed the same convention 20 years ago in 1994 in Springfield.... Read more
Reactive Carboard Targets
An interesting product. The video is a bit old. December 2012 and stars Top Shot Bass Pro Shooter Chris Cheng. Challenge Targets made a cardboard target holder with a small twist. They have hinges at the base and a steel plate that is attached to the stand and sits... Read more