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.

Let There Be (New) Lights!

My wife and I were thinking our 12v lights in the camp trailer – that we use more for “camp” than “trailer” were getting a bit dim. Several of the overheads needed new bulbs, and the “dome light” over the … Continue reading

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H.R. 1382 – “Go Fish” (For Red Snapper) Bill Introduced by Randy Weber of Texas

115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1382 To establish requirements and restrictions for the commercial, charter, and recreational red snapper fishing seasons in the Gulf of Mexico for the 2017 and 2018 fishing seasons, and for other purposes. IN THE … Continue reading

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Ankle Concealment Holster for small semi-auto pistols

My AMT Backup .380 is a small enough semi-auto pistol to be properly termed a “pocket gun”, and the pocket holster I use with it is usually great for carrying it VERY concealed. As light as is is, however, there … Continue reading

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The Gun Digest Book Of Hunting Revolvers – by Max Prasac

Max Prasac is a well known expert on handgun hunting and the revolvers to do it with. He is respected enough to receive both custom and pre-release factory revolvers for “evaluation”, and also has owned many fine custom revolvers in … Continue reading

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Texas Legacy Revolver

There was a flyer “insert” in my local morning paper one day last week that caught my interest immediately. It was illustrated with photos of a beautiful revolver – The “Texas Legacy Revolver” issued by American Legacy Firearms, of Fort … Continue reading

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Galco IWB Holster for AMT Backup .45 ACP, DAO

After finding my AMT Backup .45 ACP, I of course needed a proper holster for it.The Galco model designed for this pistol is of the Inside The Waistband type for concealment, yet may also be simply clipped to the belt … Continue reading

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First Place Award for MikesTexasHunt-Fish.com

At this weekend’s Texas Outdoor Writers Association Conference held at La Torretta Resort on Lake Conroe, in the Excellence in Craft competition, MikesTexasHunt-Fish.com won 1st Place in the category “Best Original Internet Story” for the post, “Another Blast From The … Continue reading

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RE-OPEN THE MOUTH OF THE SAN BERNARD – AGAIN?

Just heard from Roy Edwards down in Rivers End near the mouth of the San Bernard that Brazoria Count Commissioner “Dude” Payne informed him that State Representative Dennis Bonnan reports the project to re-open the mouth of the San Bernard … Continue reading

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BACKUP TO A BACKUP? THE AMT BACKUP .45 ACP DAO

The story of my first exposure to the AMT Backup .380 semi-auto “pocket pistol” is documented in an earlier post here. To briefly recap, I found the gun in an old RV I was wrecking out for parts. It was … Continue reading

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Muzzle Loading As The Most Basic Form of Handloading!

One of the things many folks forget about in line muzzle loading, is that loads of various power levels can be worked up by varying bullet size and weight as well as powder charge weight. When I sally forth to … Continue reading

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