The Big Deal About Bass

May 17, 2017 0
By Russell A. Graves  In mythology, it is said that Helen of Troy was the face that launched 1,000 ships. In reality, however, it is the face of the largemouth that’s launched millions of bass […]

Making sense of Kaput, dollars and not much sense

April 29, 2017 0
By Andy Anderson  Texas Agricultural Commissioner, Sid Miller, recently announced the approval for the use of poison in the fight against the feral hogs in Texas. With recent agricultural damage estimated at about $50 million […]

Know Your Turkey Parts

April 21, 2017 0
By Russell A. Graves Ask any turkey hunter about the sport and he or she will wax eloquent. Turkey hunting fulfills many senses, from the tactile to the cerebral — it’s a complete sport. Therefore, […]

Grazing North Texas – Cobaea Penstemon

April 17, 2017 0
By Tony Dean  When I found this plant growing on a rocky bluff during the spring last year, I immediately pictured a pioneer homestead nearby and this beautiful plant being part of the family’s landscaping. […]

Grazing North Texas – Wilman Lovegrass

March 11, 2017 0
By Tony Dean Wilman lovegrass is an introduced grass that is earning a place for itself in North Texas grazing lands.  As with several other introduced grasses, it originated in South Africa, but appears to […]

Helicopter Hogs

February 24, 2017 0
By Russell A. Graves The new day’s sun was barely an hour old when I climbed into the cockpit of the Robinson R-44 helicopter and by that time, the helicopter had been idling for fifteen […]

Helicopter Hogs

February 24, 2017 0
By Russell A. Graves  The new day’s sun was barely an hour old when I climbed into the cockpit of the Robinson R-44 helicopter and by that time, the helicopter had been idling for fifteen […]

Protecting man’s best friend

February 22, 2017 0
By Judy Wade The feral hog population in Oklahoma is estimated to be between 600,000 and 1.5 million, according to a recent Noble Foundation newsletter. News on 6 reports these swine are costing $1.5 billion […]

Grazing North Texas – Engelman’s Daisy

February 21, 2017 0
By Tony Dean After another month or two of cold weather, we will begin to see some of the native wildflowers appearing on the countryside.  A few of these spring flowers are perennials, like Engelmann’s […]

Hunting Predators

February 14, 2017 0
By Russell A. Graves Ten seconds after I turned on my predator call, I knew the spot was good.  Dressed in a ghillie suit, the sun at my back and the wind in my face […]
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