Category Archives: Adventures

Frank Hamer’s Sweetwater Fight: Lessons Learned

Frank Hamer was not afraid to wade into trouble, but occasionally learned a hard lesson doing so. Such was the case at Sweetwater, TX. Texas Ranger Frank Hamer is best known for helping to end the careers of Clyde Barrow … Continue reading

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Four Over Used Phrases in the Gun World

All right, let’s have a little fun. We have all heard phrases that are used in personal defense that have been used too long and too often. Some were funny the first few times we heard them and others just … Continue reading

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ScatterGun Lodge: A Hunter’s Delight

Chuck Ross is a true western character…and a darned good storyteller, too! More importantly, he is the head honcho at ScatterGun Lodge near Pierre, South Dakota. Chuck has been in the outdoor business, in one form or another, for most … Continue reading

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An Aoudad Hunt

Here’s a nice aoudad that I recently took in the mountains of southern Presidio County. Aoudad were introduced on the ranches in the Big Bend country of West Texas in the 1950’s. Since there are very few high fences in … Continue reading

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