Monthly Archives: June 2013

MID-ATLANTIC FISHERIES MANAGEMENT COUNCIL WORKS TO OVERTURN “PUNITIVE” MEASURES DIRECTED AT RECREATIONAL FISHING

MAFMC OVERTURNS ‘PUNITIVE’ RECREATIONAL MEASURES RFA Sees Council Vote As “Benchmark Decision” in ACL/AM Battle June 13, 2012 – The Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) this week approved an Omnibus Recreational Amendment to evaluate alternatives to the accountability measures … Continue reading

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“PIG TOYS” – USE WHAT ‘YA GOT!

While a PVC pig pipe is easy to make and works well for attracting and holding hogs, there are some disadvantages to this system. First is capacity. It is fairly easy for hogs to empty a pipe in one night, … Continue reading

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“NEW” RED SNAPPER SEASON ANNOUNCED AT 28 DAYS GULF-WIDE

(Note that Texas and Louisiana still get the blame for a shorter season! – ED.) SOUTHEAST FISHERY BULLETIN (Gulf of Mexico) FB13-047 727-824-5305 June 5, 2013 NOAA Fisheries Announces Changes to the Recreational Red Snapper Season in the Gulf of … Continue reading

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GLOCK G20 – 10mm (GEN 3)

I remember – vaguely – when Glock first came to America, and the geniuses in the “popular media” told us they were terrorist weapons able to pass through an airport metal detector, because of their plastic construction. Of course, this … Continue reading

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EXOTIC DEER IN BRAZORIA COUNTY?

This doe, pictured near a pig pipe in April of 2009, has got more black markings than I’ve seen on a whitetail. Mitch Lockwood, head of the Whitetail program for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department at the time, told me … Continue reading

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TEXAS, LOUISIANA WIN SUMMARY JUDGEMENT IN SNAPPER LAWSUIT!

The US District Court in Brownsville ruled in favor of Texas and Louisiana – and fishermen – by declaring the Emergency Rule that punished both states for not following the “party line” on red snapper regulations to be illegal. Whether … Continue reading

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