Monthly Archives: February 2013

TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEETS ABOUT RED SNAPPER SEASON

News Release Media Contact: Mike Cox, 512-389-8046, mike.cox@tpwd.state.tx.us Feb. 26, 2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Mulls Options on Red Snapper Issue AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission received a briefing from staff on the state’s red snapper … Continue reading

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TPWD COMMISSION TO MEET ABOUT RED SNAPPER

News Release Media Contact: Tom Harvey, 512-389-4453, tom.harvey@tpwd.state.tx.us Feb. 19, 2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet on Red Snapper Issue AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold a special meeting in Austin on Feb. 26 … Continue reading

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GOODBYE FROM NACO

I served for a couple of years on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Charterboat Operators. Because my boat was destroyed in Hurricane Ike, the insurance company did not pay me enough to actually replace (or even … Continue reading

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BATTLE ON THE BERNARD TUG ‘O WAR!

AN EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE SAN BERNARD RIVER February 20, 2013 For immediate release. Please announce the following not-for-profit event: 5th Annual Battle On the Bernard Returning For Heart “Tugging” Fun The Battle On the Bernard (B.O.B.), a … Continue reading

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CHILDS BIG WINNER AT AWARDS BANQUET!

On February 17, 2013, at the Texas Outdoor Writers Association annual conference at the Hilton Hotel in Galveston, Texas, many awards for good writing were passed out. The top of the heap in TOWA awards each year, however, is the … Continue reading

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BROWNING OUTDOORSMAN SHEARS

Many of us use the same trimming tool to remove feet from leg bones on animals we are butchering in the field as we would use to trim the other kind of limbs from shrubbery around the house. These “loppers” … Continue reading

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NO RED SNAPPER SEASON FOR 2013?

According to a spokesman for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, There may be no 2013 red snapper season in federal waters of the EEZ (Economic Development Zone), which begins 9 miles off the Texas coast. This is the latest in … Continue reading

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GALVESTON PIERS BACK IN BUSINESS!

Galveston fishermen are excited that the 61st Fishing Pier has been completely rebuilt since Hurricane Ike, and is ready to help anglers get a little further from shore, without getting their feet wet. The Gulf Coast (90th Street Pier) is … Continue reading

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AWARD-WINNING WEBSITE!

At the Awards banquet of the 2013 Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association annual conference, MikesTexasHunt-Fish.com won third place in the Excellence in Craft competition, in the Outdoor Webpage category. This is quite an honor, considering the relatively short time the website … Continue reading

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MY RAMBLES – by Solomon Wright

I first read this book in the Buna Junior High School library, in Buna, Texas. My family had just moved to the piney woods from the Houston area, and I was eager to learn all I could about local history … Continue reading

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