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About MikeH

Texas hunter and fisherman for 50 years, published outdoor writer since 1979, licensed charter boat operator from 1982 to 2013. Past Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Charterboat Operators, current member Environmental Advisory Committee to the DOE and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Married to Dorothy since 2000, one son, Michael who is recently married and living in Nederland, Texas. My wife and I live in Oyster Creek, Texas, near Freeport, and have a hunting property outside of Brazoria, Texas.

BIRD “SELFIE”?

For some reason, all the cardinals – redbirds – on my property that usually follow me as I spread corn around feeder spots have disappeared. This seems to happen at least once a year, and not always at the same … Continue reading

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BUCKS HAVE GONE NOCTURNAL. IS THE RUT STARTING?

A few weeks ago I was still getting trail cam pictures of bucks moving and feeding in daylight hours. Many times I would “see” more than one large racked buck in the same picture. In the last week, however, bucks … Continue reading

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BELT MOUNTAIN REPLACEMENT BASE PIN FOR RUGER REVOLVERS

If you own a Ruger Super Blackhawk single action revolver, the Belt Mountain replacement base pin is a solution to a problem you may not have. My first .44 magnum revolver was an old single action imported by Herter’s, with … Continue reading

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CONGRESSIONAL SPORTSMAN’S CAUCUS ON AMENDMENT 40

Ed. Note : This is a letter from the CSC to the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council in regards to Amendment 40 and Sector Separation. October 20, 2014 Kevin Anson, Chairman Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council 2203 North … Continue reading

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FLOWER GARDENS DOCUMENTARY TO BE ON TV

Window in the Waves Airs in Houston this Week Window in the Waves, the story of the Flower Garden Banks, is a documentary by Todd Richard of Synergy Productions. The first Houston showing of Window in the Waves will be … Continue reading

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BADGER CUSTOM GRIPS FOR THE RUGER BLACKHAWKS

The easiest, most cost efficient way to add a “custom” look and feel to your Ruger or other quality single action revolver is to put new grips on it – whether the gun be new or old. Factory Ruger grips … Continue reading

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POOR BABY!

This baby needs some help, maybe, but I hope it will be a case of nature taking care of its own.

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BRAZORIA LIONS CLUB ANNUAL GUN RAFFLE

October 15, 2014 For immediate release. Please announce the following event: Brazoria Lions Club Takes Aim on Annual Gun Raffle The Brazoria Lions Club will hold its annual gun raffle (99 long guns and a Polaris 4-wheeler) culminating with the … Continue reading

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AN OLDIE, BUT A GOODIE!

My son, Michael, got his Federal Firearms License not long ago, and he tells me that right now is a good time to buy guns – as there are more potential sellers than buyers. Looking on gun selling websites pretty … Continue reading

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RESULTS FOR THE 18TH ANNUAL RIVERS END VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. FISHING TOURNAMENT

Submitted on 2014/10/11 at 10:54 am The cool, clear fall weather brought out families and 169 registered anglers (up from 141 last year and 99 in 2012) at the 18th annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Dept. Fishing Tournament and Fund … Continue reading

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