Author Archives: MikeH

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.

18th Annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Dept. Fishing Tournament

18th Annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Dept. Fishing Tournament Set to Reel in Fun, Fish, and Funds River’s End Volunteer Fire Dept. will host the 18th annual fishing tournament and fund raiser on the first full weekend of October (Oct. … Continue reading

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HANDGUN HUNTING – BACK TO BASICS, SORTA, PART ONE

A lot of my handgun hunting preparations and efforts lately have been in the area of semi-auto pistols – because I think serious hunting semi-autos are a fairly new field and an interesting option. This does not mean I have … Continue reading

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WEAVER NO-DRILL SCOPE MOUNT FOR RUGER SUPPER BLACKHAWK REVOLVER

There are more “No-drill” scope mounting options these days than ever, some good, some not so good. In my opinion, this offering from the well-respected (and Texas based) optics firm Weaver goes in the “good” column. On a Ruger Super … Continue reading

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THE CUSTOM REVOLVER – HAMILTON S. BOWEN

This is not a book written by someone who admires custom revolvers – although Mr. Bowen obviously falls into that category. Hamilton Bowen is one of the foremost gunsmiths specializing in this business. He writes of what exactly a custom … Continue reading

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THE GUN DIGEST BOOK OF RUGER REVOLVERS, by MAX PRASAC

Max Prasac is a leading authority on big bore revolvers, and in this book he thoroughly examines Ruger revolvers, from the smaller models meant for self defense to the “big boys” meant for serious hunting. Both single action Blackhawks and … Continue reading

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THE RIFLEMAN’S RIFLE, by RODGER C. RULE

Anyone who REALLY loves Model 70 Winchester bolt action rifles – and there are a bunch of us – should have a copy of this book. It was out of print for some time, but now is back, although not … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Ship On Red Snapper

Here is a link to an interview with Dr. Bob Ship, possibly the single best “expert” on red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico alive. I will let Dr. Ship tell his own story: http://www.nola.com/outdoors/index.ssf/2014/08/gulf_fishing_authority_says_re.html

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18TH ANNUAL RIVER’S END (SAN BERNARD) VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. FISHING TOURNAMENT/FUND RAISER

18th Annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Dept. Fishing Tournament / Fund Raiser Set Ed. Note: This tournament will be held on the San Bernard River, and participating is a fun way to support a worthy cause, while at the same … Continue reading

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Teaching Bad Habits!

Some youngsters really DO seem born to a life of crime. Seems family and surroundings can help to “lead them astray”.

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PUBLIC COMMENT MEETINGS ON REEF FISH AMENDMENT 40 – SECTOR SEPARATION

The Gulf Council will be holding Public Comment meetings in several Gulf of Mexico port citied on the proposed Reef Fish Amendment 40, which would create Sector Separation in the recreational red snapper fishing industry. This move would divide the … Continue reading

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