Monthly Archives: October 2013

DEER SEASON, 2013!!

Deer season has again overcome us. I say that because once again I am not as prepared as I had hoped to be – although I am sure no one else will find themselves in that situation! For me, deer … Continue reading

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.45 AUTO RIM CARTRIDGE FOR HUNTING?

Recently I read an interesting article about an interesting cartridge – the .45 Auto Rim. This is basically a .45 ACP cartridge with a rim which allows it to be used in specially chambered revolvers without the need for the … Continue reading

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THE BEAR FACTS!

This shot of a Florida black bear that just tore down a hanging corn feeder was sent by my friend Frank, in the Florida panhandle area. My buddy, Paul Davidson, of the Black Bear Recovery Project in Louisiana, advises me … Continue reading

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THE GULF GIVETH, AND THE GULF TAKES AWAY

The mouth of the San Bernard River is still sanded shut, in spite of recent heavy rains and high tides – as verified by aerial photos taken by Albert Smith and shared by Roy and Jan Edwards (www.sanbernardtx.com). The one … Continue reading

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INTERCHANGEABLE CARTRIDGES?

Just about everybody knows that the .38 Special and .357 magnum cartridges are partially interchangeable – that is, .38 cartridges may be fired in a .357 mag chamber. The opposite, however, is not true, as a .357 mag will NOT … Continue reading

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THE COMBAT AUTO – Bill Wilson (1991)

Bill Wilson has been a top ranked Combat pistol competition shooter, a renowned pistol smith, and now sells a great line of assessories, parts, and complete custom 1911 pistols. Great book on how to purchase or “build”, maintain, and shoot … Continue reading

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Good Books on Handgun Hunting

As a insatiable reader, I constantly look for publications that give me information about favorite pastimes and also entertain me. Handgun hunting is one of those sports not maybe for everyone, so the folks who do practice it in a … Continue reading

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WHITETAIL MOVEMENT, by JOHN WOOTERS

John Wooters was one of the most honest and knowledgeable of all Texas outdoor writers – in my opinion – and whitetail deer were his favorite subject. Not just a “shooter”, Mr. Wooters studied deer and their habits, developed early … Continue reading

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BURRIS FASTFIRE III MINI-HOLOGRAPHIC SIGHT

If you are in the market for a mini-holographic sight for a pistol, the Burris Fastfire III has a lot to offer. Easy to use, with plenty of adjustment to zero it either on a level slide mount or higher … Continue reading

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C MORE HOLOGRAPHIC SIGHT

The C More holo-sight system is more heavy-duty than the Burris Fastfire – but also larger and heavier. There are polymer and aluminum frame models available for a “slide ride” mount or rail mount. I chose the rail mount for … Continue reading

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