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Best picture of the week, game camera or otherwise

AOTHER TWO-FER!

As yet more proof that sub-sonic .44 magnum ammo has plenty of power and penetration for hog killing, this latest “2-fer” came yesterday 11/9/2013). I was trying to get a shot at a larger sow, with holiday hams in mind, … Continue reading

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TO SERVE AND PROTECT

After a full day in the stand opening Saturday of deer season, my alarm company called just as I was about to shower at home and said the front door alarm was sounding on my camper. Not really wanting to … 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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Heavenly Buck?

I get a look at bucks on my property that a “deer manager” on a large ranch would probably want “culled”. As an interesting by-product, this camera overlooks a section of the “road” leading to the back of my small … Continue reading

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New Cash Crop?

I have wondered where all the wind turbine parts arriving at Port Freeport ended up? On a recent quick trip to Amarillo, I think I found out! Sweetwater has so many they are using a turbine blade as a “Welcome … Continue reading

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A TEXAS JEWEL!

Palo Duro Canyon, in the Panhandle not far from Amarillo, is one of the most ruggedly beautiful spots in Texas. I was told last year by a TP&WD employee that hunting for Auodad sheep was allowed, even encouraged in the … Continue reading

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PIG SHOOTER?

Walked up on a sow and a group of shoats at my first feeder last Thursday night. Missed a fairly long shot – for my suppressed .44 mag, at night, with my wife holding the light. In the confusion after … Continue reading

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BIG HOG NUMBERS FOLLOW RECENT RAINS!

With recent rains, both hog numbers and the sizes of some of them are up. There were lots of new litters of pigs before the rains, added moisture should help their growth, also.

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EXOTIC DEER IN BRAZORIA COUNTY?

This doe, pictured near a pig pipe in April of 2009, has got more black markings than I’ve seen on a whitetail. Mitch Lockwood, head of the Whitetail program for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department at the time, told me … Continue reading

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DARN THOSE FERAL HOGS!

While I agree in principle with a Louisiana game official who was quoted as saying “We ain’t gonna bar-be-que our way out of the feral hog problem!”, I feel strongly that we should at least try! While not exactly BBQ, … Continue reading

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