Photo of the Day – August 28, 2015

Whitney Rattlesnake

A photo’s resurfaced on the internet of some park rangers relocating a pretty big rattler down on Lake Whitney. I say resurfaced because the photo first made the rounds back in early 2012, and as is usually the case these days, several internet jockeys called the photo a fake. The angle of the photo

The Horses of Ogden, Part 1

Horses of Ogden-6663I had an opportunity recently to visit Ogden, Utah where I spent most of my time in the old downtown area known as Historic 25th Street. Today Ogden is known for its ski resorts and proximity to Hill Air Force Base, and so most people don’t know that the Golden Spike completed the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 just fifty

An Oasis in August

Melissa Brazos Bass 8-9-15-6899

It’s that time in Texas again, the dog days of summer, and with them, the usual string of hundred-degree-plus days. We call it August here in the Lone Star state and the month has a tendency to sizzle on occasion, producing the kind of days my buddy Tony describes as “hotter than two mice

The Healthy Nature of Nature

Nature Rx-2036Science has proven that spending time outdoors is good for us. You won’t get any argument from Nature Rx, an organization that is taking that message to the next level by creating an advertising campaign about the benefits of spending time outdoors. As they point out on their website,

Game Warden Field Notes

GWFN Aug 2015

Coast Guard and Texas Game Wardens rescued three men aboard a grounded recreational boat in Mission Lake, near Seadrift. (Photo courtesy of TPWD).

Time for another set of Game Warden Field Notes, which are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. This report was released by TPWD August 5, 2015.

Photo of the Day – August 5, 2015

POTD 8-5-15 Brazos BassAlthough I usually prefer to stay behind the camera, I wanted to share this photo of a big Brazos beauty, which I caught in some shallows below Whitney a few weeks ago. I’d been looking for an opportunity to take a nice bass photo in my Ride 135, which along with Dan’s Cuda 12, were provided to us by Mountain Sports (after we lost our boats in