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January/February 2016

January/February 2016 Issue Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch It is the place where corporate anything fades. Big name radio stations dissolve and country gold flows through speakers. Storefronts boast specials from... img=new Image();img.src= "http://www.texassportingjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Subscribe_button.jpg"; Hunting the Literal Heart of Texas In...
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November/December 2015

November/December 2015 Issue Things to Remember I’ve been deer hunting now for more than 45 years and I’ve made every mistake you can make in the deer woods. In my excitement, I’ve shot at and missed at least two... img=new...
The Hunters Become The Hunted In The Heart Of The Sea

The Hunters Become The Hunted In The Heart Of The Sea

By Gayne C. Young Ron Howard’s take on Nathaniel Philbrick‘s In the Heart of the Sea looks pretty amazing. But then both are working on some great, albeit scary, source material. In the Heart of the Sea details the the…

Video: The Legal to Own XM42 Handheld Flamethrower

Video: The Legal to Own XM42 Handheld Flamethrower

By Gayne C. Young Would this be fun to have around the deer lease or what?! The XM42 Handheld Flamethrower is legal to own and operate, can shoot fire upwards of 25 feet away, and retails for right around $1,000?…

Only in Texas

Only in Texas

By Gayne C. Young Only in Texas will you see deer blinds, corn feeders, ATVs, and a host of other hunting paraphernalia on display at your local grocery store. I noticed as much and more today during a jaunt into…

Watusi

Watusi

By Gayne C. Young The above picture Champion Ranch Hunt Coordinator Mark Wray sent me is an excellent reminder of why I would dearly love to hunt a Watusi Also known as the Ankole-Watusi or Ankole longhorn, Watusi can reach…

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Ecotourism

By Pete Ryan Big game doesn’t usually live in places where there are plenty of jobs. Go to any developing country and it will be old people you see in the bush and in the fields. The young have moved…

Smoke It With Bluetooth

Smoke It With Bluetooth

By Gayne C. Young The new Bluetooth Smart Digital Electric Smoker makes smoking your favorite meat and vegetables as easy as working an app on your smartphone. This because your smartphone or other handheld device becomes a remote control for…