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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 29, 2017

Does knocking or stopping power exist?

We have all heard the terms stopping power or knockdown power.  These terms are normally used when people are debating 9mm Vs .40 Vs .45 Acp.  If you have not heard these debates, they can and […]
August 28, 2017

Rockport’s Tackle Town survives-loses “T”

At the moment its officially “Ackle Town” after losing a T to category 4 hurricane force winds. But Rockport’s popular Tackle Town survived Hurricane Harvey in spite of early rumors it was among the casualties in […]
August 28, 2017

Harvey: More than 350 alligators could escape facility as floodwaters near breaching fences

Gator Country, located between Beaumont and Winnie, TX is facing a serious situation. As of Monday a.m. water was near breaching their fences in a park that houses more than 350 alligators. “We’re less than a […]
August 28, 2017

Aggravated robbery caught on video…what would you do?

The attached video shows a local man getting absolutely pummeled inside Lucky’s Convenience store in Lufkin on August 5, 2017. After reading several ignorant comments online about this attack, I thought it would be informative if […]
August 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey likely to cause snake “migration”

Hurricane Harvey is likely to cause a “migration” of rattlesnakes, cottonmouths and other snakes common to the Texas coastline near Rockport, Port Lavaca and Port Aransas. There is no question storms move snakes. Floodwaters push up […]
August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey’s wildlife and fisheries impact will be immense

As the remnants of category 4 Hurricane Harvey continuing battering Texas, the greatest concern of course is the human tragedy. There is no tragedy like the loss of human life. However, the impact on wildlife and […]
August 24, 2017

This flounder is brown on both sides and these are flippin’ huge (photos)

Ever caught a flounder that is brown on BOTH sides? The typical flounder is brown on the top and white on the bottom but this one caught by Lake Calasieu guide Capt. Kevin Broussard is brown […]
August 23, 2017

How do you really hunt doves? Read this

The opening weekend for dove season usually marks the end of summer and the beginning of the upcoming hunting season.  This is normally the first weekend in September and is also the opening weekend for College […]
August 23, 2017

Where do you carry in your car?

Most people that carry a concealed weapon will be wearing it somewhere around their waist.  When you get into your vehicle and buckle up, your CCW just became a whole lot harder to access and use.  […]