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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em: Hog School 2010 at Madroño Ranch

My last blog post, (I know, I know, it’s been a while), was an introduction to the Feral Hog, nemesis of Texas landowners and ranchers.  Though it may seem like there’s nothing that can be done to combat this problem, … Continue reading

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Hogs Gone Wild: An Introduction to the Problem Pig

No doubt that by now everyone’s heard of the Texas Feral Hog problem.  It’s an issue that has actually been around for quite some time, but is finally reaching critical mass.  So much so that the government has just approved … Continue reading

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Axis Deer and My Thoughts on Texas Exotics

Having hunted all over Texas over the past twenty years, I can safely say that the amount of exotic wildlife that I see now compared to the numbers then are steadily increasing.  It used to be that you’d drive past … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke!

A couple of weekends past, I had the pleasure of roasting a whole hog in this sweltering Central Texas heat with Chef Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due. We were invited by the amazing organization, Foodways Texas, and they organized the … Continue reading

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The Southwest Texas Steppe

  “The last frontier of Texas” is how I have always viewed Rocksprings, Texas.  Unless you’ve gone past Kerville on I-10 West, you may have never seen the signs for it.  If you have, chances are you know about it … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters & Slippery Banks

I know, the title to this post may not conjure visions of pristine beauty and optimal surroundings for prime time fishing for some people. If this is the case for you, my friend, then let me introduce you to my … Continue reading

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Fly Tyin’ & Fish Fryin’ in the Texas Hill Country

One of the most important aspects of guiding, whether it be hunting or fishing, in my opinion, is education.  What better way to educate that through school?  This weekend marked the very first Fresh Water Fly Fishing School at Madroño … Continue reading

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