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January 23, 2020

Houston Safari Expo Kicks Off

The Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) will hold its Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, Jan. 24-26 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston. The Friday night banquet will feature Don Felder, renowned as a former […]
January 23, 2020

Rape Trees And The Border

I took no pleasure in writing this. In fact, I still do not want to write it but feel compelled because it is such an important issue for Texas outdoors lovers and our nation. There is […]
January 23, 2020

10 Points On Concealed Carry

As an outdoors journalist of 28 years (started when I was 19), I have seen many changes in gun laws, gun culture and have heard every conceivable argument for and against concealed carry. I would like […]
January 23, 2020

Catching Blue Catfish In Brackish Water

Biologists with the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge have found through tagging efforts blue catfish have a high tolerance for salinity. This validates what Upper Coast redfish fans have known for years. You can catch blues where you find […]
January 22, 2020

Most Dangerous Thing In The Woods Is…

People often ask me what I think is the biggest threat in the woods. And they are shocked when I don’t answer bear, mountain lion, rattlesnake or wild boar. My answer is always the same: humans. […]
January 22, 2020

Important Elk Research Boosted

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation allocated more than one million dollars in funding to further elk-related scientific research in 2019. Those funds leveraged an additional $6.3 million in funding from other partners. “Our mission to ensure […]
January 21, 2020

How Top 5 Duck Species Nest (Video)

Duck species nesting success is often overlooked by hunters. The five most common duck species nesting in the uplands of the prairie pothole region are mallards, blue-winged teal, gadwall, shovelers, and pintails. When you are nest […]
January 21, 2020

The 1st Amendment Defends The Second

Last year, shortly after the City of Los Angeles adopted an ordinance that was clearly designed to weaken support for the Second Amendment, NRA filed a lawsuit, calling the city’s outrageous action a violation of the First Amendment. […]
January 16, 2020

When I Caught My Own Tagged Redfish

Redfish populations have skyrocketed in recent decades and we are learning much about them.  The species is fast growing, reaching approximately 11 inches and 1 pound in its first year, 17-22 inches and 3-1/2 pounds in […]
January 16, 2020

Kids Need Outdoor Encounters

Kids And The Outdoors I was a persistent child growing up. Many kids are including my own. Without hesitation I would ask my mom to take me in to Wingate’s Meat Market in Orange every single […]