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August 29, 2019

Conditions Ripe for Texas Dove Opener

While most Texans are sweltering under a brutal August heat wave, savvy dove hunters will gladly suffer along providing conditions don’t change before the Sept. 1 dove opener. A hot, dry landscape heading into the season […]
August 15, 2019

Presenting The Ultimate Bird Vest

Ultimate Bird Vest New Product Release–-Dove Gear, LLC, a new Texas company specializing in premium dove hunting gear, has announced the availability of their first product, The Ultimate Bird Vest.  The product is available for purchase […]
August 13, 2019

Prepare Now For Dove, Duck Seasons

Even though it is hotter than a two dollar pistol outside, dove and teal season will be here in a month.  If you are like me, you may be famous for last minute preparations.  Do yourself […]
September 24, 2018

Dove Decoys: How to Bring the Birds In

Dove Decoys I love the beginning September as it always signals buying boxes, or sometimes cases, of shotgun ammunition, camo buckets with padded seats and flying birds. It is hard to beat bacon wrapped dove breasts […]
September 13, 2018

Podcast: Last Minute Prep for Deer Season, Dove Hunting and Other Outdoor Adventures with Guest Roy Crush

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Roy Crush from Texas Boys Outdoors, a TV show outdoor organization, and talk about opening weekend of dove season, last minute prep for deer hunting season and other outdoor […]
September 10, 2018

All About Shotguns

I recently realized that I don’t write much about shotguns. I guess this is partly because there isn’t as much to discuss with shotguns as there is with rifles and handguns. With rifles you can talk endlessly about […]
May 1, 2018
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Podcast: Shotgun Practice, Shooting Sports and Getting Started Shooting with Guests Dave Miller and Dustin Ellermann

Shotguns, Rifles and Handguns from CZ-USA! On this week’s episode, Dustin Warncke interviews CZ-USA’s Dave Miller and TF&G’s own shooting editor Dustin Ellermann. First, Dustin W. and Dave talk about shooting trap, skeet and sporting clays, […]
September 18, 2017

How to kill more than five doves per box of ammo

I have heard that the national average is 5 doves per box of shells.  Which equates to 5 shots per dove.  I don’t know if this is an accurate statement or just something someone made up […]
August 31, 2017

Is a ban on lead shot for dove coming?

Is a ban on lead shot for dove hunting on the horizon? And if they do how does steel shot and other nontoxic shot compare in the performance department? Ammunition makers have since made some serious […]
August 31, 2017

In the Calculus of Dove Hunting, Dead Trees = Dead Birds

Glen was dangling his legs from his tailgate, plucking a dove pulled from his swollen game bag as I approached. Six empty Diet Dr. Pepper cans littered the bed of his truck, casualties of the sweltering […]
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