Monthly Archives: March 2013

DEER NEED FOOD AFTER THE SEASON IS OVER, ALSO

To make the odds better that deer will be where you want them to be next November, keep winter food plots and supplemental feeding programs going until spring. Corn and minerals are helpful, but end up feeding coons, squirrels, and … Continue reading

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FIFTH ANNUAL “BATTLE ON THE BERNARD” TUG OF WAR SCHEDULED

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 friendly tug of war competition brought to you by the West of the … Continue reading

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SNAPPER WAR CONTINUES TO ESCALATE

This action by NOAA/NMFS seems to be in response to Louisiana’s stand on snapper fishing regulations. Texas fishermen should be sending a strong message to both state and federal elected representatives about this issue. Note that the season lengths for … Continue reading

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HOG HUNTING: THE NIGHT TIME IS THE RIGHT TIME!

Especially during and right after deer season, when there is lots of activity and hunter presence in the woods, hogs tend to go nocturnal. Actually, they will do this any time or place where they are pressured hard. Of course, … Continue reading

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THE BRASS VERDICT (WITH APOLOGIES TO MICHAEL CONNELLY)

I shoot mostly bolt action rifles and single shot pistols, or revolvers. Gathering the brass after shooting these is pretty much no big deal. My first shooting excursion with the 1911 semi-auto pistol found me crawling around looking for brass … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA TO BEGIN TESTING FEDERAL RED SNAPPER LAWS

The following was sent to me by Bob Zales, President of the National Charterboat Operators Association. What it means is Louisiana has changed from claiming only out to 2 miles offshore as “State jurisdiction” for fisheries regulations, and now lays … Continue reading

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NOAA SCHEDULES RED SNAPPER TELECONFERENCE

This Is Just In From NOAA, Perhaps An Answer To The Outrage In The Gulf States Over The Projected Red Snapper “Non-Season” For 2013? Please Join the Discussion: Recreational Fishing for Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico What: NOAA … Continue reading

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First Hearing on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Scheduled by House Natural Resources Committee

March 6, 2013 — The Honorable Doc Hastings, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources has informed Members of Congress and staff that the Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and … Continue reading

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‘CAT – VS- ‘COON?

Don’t know why this young bobcat is so interested in the ratcoon, but evidently the much larger furry bandit doesn’t want to get too close and find out? The second picture shows the coon in retreat.

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PORT OF FREEPORT COMMISSION SUPPORTS RE-OPENING OF SAN BERNARD

The Port of Freeport Commission was scheduled to adopt a resolution in favor of re-opening the mouth of the San Bernard River in a meeting March 14. The silting shut of the mouth causes the river to re-route itself and … Continue reading

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