Monthly Archives: November 2012

THERE BE MONSTERS!

These photos show a few large boars with big tusks (cutters), on a small property. If we extrapolate to cover all of Brazoria County with such creatures, it would hardly seem safe to walk in the woods! Perhaps, though, instead … Continue reading

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THE SAN BERNARD STILL HAS PROBLEMS

Most area fishermen and residents will remember that a few years ago, the mouth of the San Bernard River was almost completely sanded in. This is believed t be because the combination of closing off the original Brazos River mouth … Continue reading

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FALL FLOUNDER FISHING TIME!

In the fall, when temperatures in inshore waters start to cool off, flounder are among the species that migrate to the deeper waters of offshore. Many years ago, on a February snapper trip to the Tenneco Rigs, 18 miles out … Continue reading

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HUNT THE EDGES

With the passing of Thanksgiving, a lot of guys I know who want to be in the deer woods during the peak of the rut are just getting ready to start their season. They may not have missed much this … Continue reading

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SWINE IN LOVE?

If these two are about to kiss, instead of arguing over the corn on the ground, I hope he doesn’t slice her lips off.    

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“TEXAS LONG HORN” – LEGAL OR NOT?

Anterless deer season has come and gone in Brazoria County, unless you hunt the special muzzle loader season after the general rifle season ends, and I did not get a shot at the big doe I saw early that last … Continue reading

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QUIET MORNING

Several days this past week brought thick early morning fog. Sometimes this can make up for a hunter getting a later than desired start to the morning, but today only a wisp of fog remained beneath the trees when I … Continue reading

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BREEDING SEASON?

It is often hard to pin down when the rut for deer begins in coastal Texas, as it can be strongly influenced by the weather, but hogs seem to be “in rut” all the time! When several sows in the … Continue reading

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NEW CARTRIDGE DEVELOPED!

Hand loading ammo is a great and learning experience! ¬†As many know, most of the first “magnum” cartridges – and many new ones as well – have a “belt” near the rim of the case which we are told helps … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS ONE?

This feral hog shoat has what appear to be the scars of long scratches or tooth slashes from it’s ear to part-way back on its neck. Some one suggested creases or folds in the skin, but I doubt that would … Continue reading

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