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Those Handy Carbines

Photo: Jan Hrdonka The idea of a short, handy carbine has always been appealing to me. When I was a badge toter in two different Texas counties I generally relied upon a lever-action carbine in .44 Mag. I used both … Continue reading

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Bullets For Tough Critters

Richard Mann and I, among others, have been trying to point out the value of using premium rifle bullets when hunting really tough critters. Conventional soft-point rifle bullets are fine for deer hunting but simply won’t always get the job … 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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The American Stalking Rifle & The Texas MLD Program

     The single-shot rifle was the weapon of choice in the early days of our frontier. In addition, even after the advent of cartridge-firing repeating rifles, the single shot was popular among European and African hunters. It was often referred … Continue reading

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