Monthly Archives: January 2013

DO BOBCATS EAT CORN?

Or maybe this cat is sniffing out the baby pigs that were there earlier, or the rabbits?

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POTENTIAL CHANGES TO SALTWATER FISHING REGULATIONS

Texas Parks & Wildlife is holding scoping meetings to gather public input on some changes to saltwater regulations. The main change would be in how the state enforces federal fishing regulations, when dealing with species for which the state and … Continue reading

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HELP FOR THE SAN BERNARD?

On January 22, 2013, at 9 AM, Brazoria County Commissioner’s Court will consider the following resolution concerning re-dredging the mouth of the San Bernard River: RESOLUTION WHEREAS, Studies performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined the closing of … Continue reading

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Flounder Gathering!

This shot was submitted by a friend and came from near Port O’Connor early in the month, proving that flounder have been on the move.

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HIGH PERFORMANCE MUZZLELOADING BIG GAME RIFLES

This excellent book by Toby Bridges covers muzzleloading hunting rifles from their beginning to modern times. Mr. Bridges gives information and details on using flintlocks and percussion cap rifles as well as modern inline rifles, or as he calls them … Continue reading

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“X” MARKS THE SPOT!

Every deep water bottom fisherman who has ever spent much time staring back and forth between a GPS screen and the bottom machine searching for signs of a piece of fish holding structure beneath his boat has surely has thoughts … Continue reading

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BUILD A CARPORT-O-MINIUM!

When my wife and I bought our small property outside Brazoria, we at first used a small pickup camper for “weekending”. It didn’t have much other than a bed, a small sink, microwave, and a little window unit AC. We … Continue reading

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TEXAS EXOTICS – A LITTLE BIT “EXTRA” IN YOUR HUNT

Once native to Texas, American Bison (buffalo) are now only found on game ranches, and can be hunted as exotics. Texas is home to a large number of different species of “exotic” game animals – which means they are not … Continue reading

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WOODS TRANSPORTATION: THE DO-IT-YOURSELF ELECTRIC BUGGY

On my first hunting trip to South Texas with my brother, Joey Holmes, a few years ago, I was surprised to see him load a golf cart on his trailer before we left Pearland. I asked if he planned to … Continue reading

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