Good times in the Land of Enchantment If you’ve been following my column the past few weeks, I mentioned that I was heading up to northern New Mexico for my annual mule deer hunt with my friend David Williams who owns and operates Hunters Supply with his wife Regina. One of the largest soft lead bullet makers in the country, possibly the largest, David cranks out literally millions of bullets each year. A lifelong gunsmith, David has been … [Read more] about Good times in the Land of Enchantment
Fun Fall! An old outdoors writer one wrote that his health was always better in the fall. I have thankfully been blessed with good health throughout my life. I must agree though, I always do feel better with the onset of cooler weather. Maybe it’s the fact … [Read more] about Fun Fall!
Why Hunt Ducks? Many of my non-duck hunting friends often inquire about what is so special about crawling out of bed way before the sun even thinks of spreading it’s golden rays, swigging down a couple of quick cups of coffee, then loading the duck boat with … [Read more] about Why Hunt Ducks?
This Week in the Outdoors The past week has been largely a ‘rain out’, I’ve spent a good bit of time catching up on articles and recording my radio shows. While I’d rather been in a tree stand with my bow, I did put my time to good use doing a bit of … [Read more] about This Week in the Outdoors
When Should Kids Learn to Shoot? At what age should youngsters begin shooting and hunting? This is a question that will spark myriad replies around the campfire. I’m sure we’ve all heard comments such as “my little Johnny shot his first buck when he was … [Read more] about When Should Kids Learn to Shoot?
Lake Fork Patriot Sporting Challenge Huge Success This past weekend was my first time to attend The Lake Fork Patriot Sporting Challenge and I felt honored to be a small part of this awesome event. This past year, the event brought in $100,000 that was given … [Read more] about Lake Fork Patriot Sporting Challenge Huge Success
Deer Camp Meals I am often asked questions such as ‘are wild hogs good to eat’ or ‘doesn’t venison have that ‘gamey’ taste. I’ve found it impossible to answer these questions with a blanket statement. I often reply with something like this: “If you were … [Read more] about Deer Camp Meals
Good Ole Days are Now for Deer Hunters Over the course of five decades of very actively pursuing whitetail deer, mostly in Texas but in many other places as well, I’ve seen the deer and the hunters that pursue them go through many changes. Back in the early … [Read more] about Good Ole Days are Now for Deer Hunters
A Special Dove Hunt With Old Friends During the past 56 years, give or take a year or two, I’ve hunted dove from the prairie of North Dakota to the brush country of Mexico. I’ve enjoyed some red hot shoots and some hunts where just ‘being there’ was the … [Read more] about A Special Dove Hunt With Old Friends
Dove Hunting Season in Texas 2018 - Dove Opener Spent Discovering New Recipe Well, I set out the opener of dove season this year but am making plans to head up to Ranger Creek Ranch in Knox County the second weekend. From all accounts, dove numbers were … [Read more] about Dove Opener Spent Discovering New Recipe