Tag: Texas

Huge Alligator Snapping Turtle is Nearly as Big as the Guy Holding It


Caddo Lake in Texas is known for alligator snapping turtles, but this beast really takes the cake.  The photo has been circulating the internet for a few days, and while there is no total story yet, we can all agree that this alligator snapping turtle is bigger than the torso of the man holding it.

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The 4 Biggest Mule Deer Kills in the Record Books


Biggest Mule Deer Kills

These are the biggest mule deer kills currently entered into the Safari Club International record book. Mule deer, so called because of their large, “mule like” ears, are a species of deer predominantly found in the western portions of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Mule deer often have slightly larger bodies and racks than

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Looking Back on the Angler Charged With Felony for Trimming Tail of a Bass in Tournament

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Terry Keith Long

Cheaters never win, but does the punishment fit the crime? On Sept. 22, 2018, Texas fisherman Terry Keith Long submitted a largemouth bass to the Sealy Big Bass Splash Tour on Lake Fork. Upon further investigation, authorities discovered the fish’s tail had been tampered with, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife. It was later determined

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7-Foot, 230-Pound Alligator Gar Drags Jon Boat Around Texas River

YouTube: The Fish Whisperer
alligator gar

This gar may be 80 years old! Usually when we share a video from the Fish Whisperer, it’s one of his signature fish-feeding videos. But when he uploads an actual fishing video, it’s usually a real winner. That’s definitely the case here. This one isn’t your usual gar fishing video. This fish is a 7-foot,

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The Lancehead F1 Torsion Limb Crossbow Aims to Revolutionize Archery

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Lancehead F1 Limbless Crossbow

The Lancehead F1 Torsion Limb may redefine crossbow technology. In the archery world, few technologies have evolved as rapidly as crossbows. Manufacturers continue to make them lighter, faster and more reliable with each new release. There has also been a reduction in the profile of these bows with the trend moving towards more compact reverse

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Mike Iaconelli is All of Us After Catching Trophy Bass

Facebook Screenshot: Major League Fishing
Mike Iaconelli

Mike Iaconelli’s reaction to a big bass is universal. Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Mike Iaconelli is a character in the world of professional bass fishing. Recently, he was fishing the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour stage three on Lake Fork in Texas. Mike hooks into a big bass while

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Texas Hunting License Requirements: What You Need to Know


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Here is everything you need to know about Texas hunting license requirements. Anyone who wishes to hunt legal game or birds in Texas, whether a resident or non-resident, must obtain a hunting license through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TWPD). Hunters can also purchase stamp endorsements for specialized activities like upland and migratory bird hunting,

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Man Shoots Swimming Boars From Moving Boat, Stirs Controversy

YouTube: Ezequiel Vargas Prensa

This video shows some guy wrecking an entire group of wild boars with a pistol from a moving boat. Is this unethical? First of all, you’re not going to see the words hunt, hunter, or hunting used to describe the subjects in this video. Even with the ultra-invasive problem of wild hogs and boars here

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