By Luke Clayton, Outdoors Editor My goal has always been when “visiting” with you via this column each week, to impart a bit of knowledge and possibly entertainment. I usually try to skirt the controversial topics. A simple search on the Texas Parks and … [Read more] about Why Can’t We All Get Along?
By Luke Clayton Luke Clayton, Outdoors EditorFor the past 26 years, around the first week of December, I have compiled a list of sometimes hard to find but always very useful gifts for sportsmen/sportswomen. Those of us that enjoy the outdoors often use items … [Read more] about Christmas Gift Ideas for The Sportsman
By Luke Clayton I remember well the first time I hunted quail at Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort located near Lake Fork at Yantis when the shooting resort first opened about 7 years ago. Owner Billy Burnett invited me up to check out his operation. Before our … [Read more] about Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort- Where the quail are!
Printed in the October 2014 Issue of The Northeast Texan By Luke Clayton Luke Clayton, Outdoors EditorFor the past five years, my friend Larry Large and I have outfitted elk and bear hunts on a ranch located in northern Colorado, not far from Wyoming’s … [Read more] about Exciting Times in the Mountains
Printed in the September 2014 Issue of The Northeast Texan By Luke Clayton, Outdoors Editor I used to think the word hunt was inappropriate for describing the pursuit of dove. To my way of thinking, shoot was much better suited. After all, one … [Read more] about Season Opening for Dove
Printed in the August 2014 Issue of The Northeast Texan By Luke Clayton, Outdoors Editor The term “quality time” is used often these days. I know of no better way to connect with a kid than to spend time outdoors. Fishing is an especially good way … [Read more] about Making Fishing Fun For Kids
As Printed in the May 2014 Issue of The Northeast Texan. By Outdoors Editor, Luke Clayton Through my quarter century of outdoors writing and years prior to that as an avid sportsman, I’ve enjoyed some memorable meals while on hunting and fishing … [Read more] about Meals Afield
As Printed in the April 2014 Issue of The Northeast Texan. By Outdoors Editor, Luke Clayton Changes to the laws that regulate the way we hunt and fish in Texas are usually slow in coming but once adopted, they are, at least the vast majority of the time, well … [Read more] about TPWD Commission Approves New Hunting Regulations
Photos and story by Kim JonesHiking up a rugged mountain that’s rumbling with magma in its belly -- Being sucked into quicksand and barely escaping with your life – Feeling the spray of a geyser after it belches into the sky – … [Read more] about Amish Country Adventure
June/July 2013 Issue HOGGIN WITH THE CAJUNS By Luke Clayton “These bottoms remind me of south Louisiana. I thought everything was bone dry down here in Texas,” said Jake Hebert (Pronounced A-Bear in Cajun), as my friend Larry Large and I … [Read more] about Hoggin’ With The Cajuns