Monthly Archives: February 2014

NEWS FROM THE 2014 TOWA Conference

This year’s Texas Outdoor Writers Conference is being held in New Braunfels, Texas. It began with a COC meet and greet Thursday night (2/7/2014) at the Gristmill Restaurant in Gruene. Those who have not visited Gruene should really make a … Continue reading

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HOPE FOR THE SAN BERNARD!

This from Jan Edwards, of Friends of The River San Bernard: Under the federal R.E.S.T.O.R.E. Act, monies from the fines and penalties paid by British Petroleum for the Deepwater Horizon well blowout will be divided among the five Gulf States. … Continue reading

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I NEVER GET TIRED OFF…

Pictures of bobcats on my property! When I was in high school, chasing a couple of hounds in the piney woods every free minute I had, a shot at a cat like this would have been a special event. Now, … Continue reading

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WAITING TO INHALE?

In the past, I filled this feeder with oats, coons didn’t much like them, neither did hogs, but the deer ate them just fine. This year, those varmints decided get more fiber in their diets, and ate ALL the oats … Continue reading

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HOLOGRAPHIC PISTOL SIGHT UPDATE

The Burris Fastfire III mini-holographic sight that is slide-mounted on my 10mm Glock G20 semi-auto pistol is working out great! Pretty easy to sight in, is holding up to the slide “recoil” well, and is a definite accuracy aide. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Hunting Hawk?

There is a pair of hawks that live on my woods property that I am quite friendly with. They frequent my feeders hunting for rabbits and squirrels, and in turn alert me when something larger approaches as I sit in … Continue reading

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Winter of MY Discontent!

This morning, Thursday, February 13, 2014, is a pretty one – sunshine, almost no measurable wind, and the temperature is nudging towards 50 degrees (F). In many recent years on the upper Texas coast, mid to high 40’s would be … Continue reading

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Gun Cleaning 101

Mike Bellm is a Thompson Contender/Encore guru who also apprenticed under the renown firearms expert P.O. Ackley for 35 years. Mike sends out an E-Mail newsletter that deals with many things firearm related besides just Thompson single shots, and I … Continue reading

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