Lifestyles

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Old School Clothing

Outside the corner storefront on Brazos Street in downtown Austin, a modern city bustles. Inside however, the pace slows and the attire for sale is decidedly old school. Here at Bykowski Tailor & Garb (formerly known as Dandy’s), the store…

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Julian & Sons

I was getting a gun out of my safe the other day and, as I always do, I took a moment before I closed the door to look at my old semi-retired hunting partners: an ancient 7X57 built on a…

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Travels to the Top of Texas

By most standards, the Guadalupe Mountain range doesn’t fit the conventional idea of a mountainous country. Instead of a collection of individual mountains rising from the surrounding plains, the mountain range is a collection of peaks that rise from an…

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Time on Your Hands

As winter hunting season has come and gone, you might be asking yourself “What do I do with myself now?” Well, how about grabbing your better half and wandering on over to Fredericksburg to sip a little Texas wine? Fredericksburg is…

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Beretta Gallery

There are less than 10 full Beretta Galleries in the entire world and only two in the United States. One of the most stunning and certainly busiest of these shops is located in Dallas at the Highland Park Village shopping…

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Celebrating More Than a Decade of GameGuard

What started as a hobby has turned into a major lifestyle brand beloved by the Lone Star State and country for more than a decade. Craig Smith began GameGuard in 2003 when his wife, “basically told me I had to…

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Premier Ranch

These hills are alive with history, wildlife. Beyond a stone archway off U.S. Highway 87 in Mason County lies testament to German fortitude and American opportunity. Three natural springs within the Premier Ranch’s sprawling landscape have always kept the hills…

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Pintail Pied Piper

Long before the Duck Commander was creating a Duck Dynasty, Jim “Cowboy” Fernandez revolutionized duck calls. His company, Sure-Shot Game Calls, patented the first double-reed duck call in 1950. Last fall, “Cowboy” Fernandez was selected to Gary Mason’s Legends of…