Bowhunting Night Hogs

I was perched about 12 feet up in a ladder stand overlooking the glow created by my Feedlite feeder. With no moon, the woods were pitch black, except for that 10-foot radius of light created by my feeder light system. From the blackness, I heard the sound of a heavy animal walking on the hard-packed clay soil, followed by a LONG minute or two of silence. Bowhunting for hogs at night in Texas is exciting!

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Suburban Ducks

It was only moments after legal shooting time that the first flight of ducks arrived over our decoys. Jo spoke to them in the soft language of feeding chuckles and soon they accepted her invitation to dine. On cue we stood and dropped two lesser scaup (bluebills in the vernacular) into the decoys. It looked like it was going to be a good day!

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Saltwater Fly Fishing Shamrock Cove

One of the greatest things to do on the Texas coast is to be on the beautiful shallow water grass flats at Shamrock Cove first thing in the morning. Imagine red fish, the strongest fighting fish on the flats, tailing all around you. It is a great place to get away and do some fly fishing in the fall and winter.

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