Monthly Archives: July 2013

SCOPING A SEMI-AUTO PISTOL – USING A MOUNT SECURED TO THE FRAME

Every now and then, someone decides he needs an optical sight of some sort on a semi-auto pistol. Competition shooters were probably the first to try red-dot “scopes” to get better accuracy. As more hunters discover the advantages of a … Continue reading

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SUREFIRE MRO7 PISTOL ACCESSORY RAIL

More and more semi-auto pistols these days come equipped with a front “rail” mount incorporated into the dust cover that can be used to mount lights, lasers, and other add-on equipment – some of which can be very valuable at … Continue reading

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SUMMER OF 2013 “PROJECT GUN” – SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1911 “MIL SPEC”

I was bitten by the 1911 pistol bug relatively late in life, but badly bitten, none-the-less. After enjoying my first 1911 – the Taurus PT1911 – a lot more than the inna-net “experts” said I should, it was natural that … Continue reading

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SEASONS RE-OPEN FOR AMBERJACK AND TRIGGERFISH

Gulf Council Reminder: Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish Set to Open in Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico The recreational seasons for greater amberjack and gray triggerfish will reopen in the Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico August … Continue reading

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BIG HOG NUMBERS FOLLOW RECENT RAINS!

With recent rains, both hog numbers and the sizes of some of them are up. There were lots of new litters of pigs before the rains, added moisture should help their growth, also.

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INCREASE IN RED SNAPPER QUOTA, POSSIBLE FALL SEASON

For Immediate Release July 17, 2013 Gulf Council Adjusts 2013 Red Snapper Quota and Sets Fall Recreational Red Snapper Season In a special meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Council voted … Continue reading

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“IN SIGHTS” GAME FOOD/ATTRACTANT

I was recently asked to use and evaluate several products from “Insights” designed for attracting game,and possibly as a supplemental food source. What the company sent me was a supply of “Buck Nut”, “Hog Nut”, and “Buck Strut”. The first … Continue reading

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