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February 24, 2015

Canoes, Kayaks and Aluminum boats: Getting where others can’t

John N. Felsher Probably more fish in history have hit the decks of a canoe than any other watercraft. Many people with big boats and big engines would rather run than fish. I think some people […]
February 20, 2015

Pre-Dynasty: A Before-They-Were-Household-Names Interview with the Duck Commander

Chester Moore “Duck Dynasty” did not exist in January 2006. The ratings juggernaut featuring the Robertson family was not even conceived and you had to be a duck hunter—a hardcore duck hunter—to really know this family. […]
February 13, 2015

Ten Tips for Bagging Hogs with Bows and Crossbows

Chester Moore More hogs are killed in Texas than whitetail deer. We documented when we ran the Texas Agrilife stats that reveal some 750,000 hogs killed in the Lone Star State annually versus 600,000 whitetails. Much […]
October 4, 2014

Targeting Trophy Trout

  John N. Felsher Everyone hears stories of novice anglers throwing something ridiculous and landing a trophy speckled trout. Sure, that happens occasionally, but so does winning $100 million in a lottery. Just don’t count on […]
August 20, 2014

Texas’ Biggest Open Range Buck in 100 Years

Matt Williams If you like good deer hunting stories, you’re going to love the one Mark Lee of Crosby has to tell. It’s one of those fascinating cat and mouse tales built around a tireless father/son […]
July 9, 2014

Night Vision on the Cheap

Chad Ferguson I stood in the “man cave” at my friend’s home one hot August afternoon as he pulled cases and pouches out of gun safes. The room held more weapons and high tech hunting gadgetry […]
July 7, 2014

Turtles in Texas

Chester Moore It is virtually impossible to cruise the waterways of Texas without seeing turtles. We are blessed to have a wide variety ranging from the common red-eared slider to the magnificent sea turtles. Let us […]
July 2, 2014

Panfish Party

  Matt Williams When it comes to fun fishing, nothing beats a panfish. Actually, a panfish isn’t a species of fish. It’s a word that is sometimes used to describe assorted fish that are good to […]
June 30, 2014

Frogging for Redfish

Hunkered down in thick cover, a large pot-bellied fish tracked the silhouette of a frog flitting across matted grass just two feet above its head as it waited for the opportune time to strike. The creature […]
June 23, 2014

An Honest Look at Coyotes

Chester Moore A recent television documentary featured the sad story of Canadian folk singer Taylor Mitchell who was killed by coyotes in a park in her native country. The 19-year-old’s tragic death in 2009 via the […]