Texas notched eight lakes in the Bassmaster list of the top 100 lakes in the country for 2014. Seven of the eight were in the top half of the countdown. With big names such as Falcon, Amistad, Toledo Bend, and Sam Rayburn, it is easy for a lot of great Texas fisheries to fly under the radar. One such Texas bass lake is Lake Naconiche in east Texas.

Lake Naconiche (nack-o-nitch) gets its name from a local Indian tribe. Little is known about the tribe, even the meaning of their name seems to be a

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What’s that? You don’t have a flannel shirt or jacket? Your old one is too small, or you lost one in the woods last year? Whether you don’t want to stop fishing just because of a cold front, your camping trip isn’t until the end of November, or you need to check trail cams, a flannel shirt or jacket will keep you comfortable as the temperatures drop.

Excuses aside, you know you need one. Or two. Or more. We did the work for you, and chose some of the best styles, features and deals of the

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If you’ve ever wondered what a 750 grain bullet fired from a .577 Nitro would do to a feral hog, then you need to see this video.

Not only is a double rifle a stylish piece of gear for hunting dangerous game in Africa, but it is quite effective against feral hogs as well.

10 Oregon pheasant in 2 minutes with the solvid head camera mount

Luckiest man ever: Marine survives sniper headshot

Incredible footage of devastating new handgun ammunition

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Avery Young is a powerhouse on the offensive line for Auburn University, there is no denying it. It may be a little less-known that he is also a power house on the water. Fishing is a passion for Young, he said. “I can’t compare it to anything. It’s like that feeling when we got that kick six against Alabama last year.” 

It’s also nothing new to Avery who caught the bug young (no pun intended) with his older brother Willie, defensive end for the Chicago Bears. Growing up in Florida, five minutes

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This video from MeatEater shows what happens when Steve Rinella takes Joe Rogan hunting.

Rinella walks Rogan through the whole process of field dressing a deer, from cutting the hide to pulling out the entrails.

Rogan said hunting was an experience he had looked forward to doing for a long time and it proved to be “incredibly rewarding” and something he very well might do for the rest of his life.

HBO real sports interviews Joe Rogan about hunting

Joe Rogan under fire for recent bear bowhunt

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Many anglers may struggle with finding new ways of preparing their catch. Growing up fishing in the southwest region of Texas, our typical catch of the day was black bass. At times it was difficult to come up with a creative way to prepare the fish for a meal that wasn’t bland and boring.venison-mrec

The beauty of this dish? You don’t have to cook a thing! Let the acidity of the citrus do its thing, and the fish will be ready to eat after a wait in the fridge. You can even make this one on a backcountry c

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On Oct. 20, 2014, Daniel Rice, 21, escaped after being transported from the Mascatine County Jail to a local hospital for medical treatment related to his heart. Even though he was cuffed to a hospital bed, Rice was somehow able to slip out of the cuffs and took off, wearing only a hospital gown.

Two days later, shortly after midnight on Wednesday the 22nd, a man called the Rock Island County 911 seeking help, stating he and his sister were being chased by a wild pack of coyotes. The man

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Over the past 25 years I have been forced to carry certain handguns loaded with specific ammunition based on agency regulations.

Once upon a time it was NYPD’s wisdom that forced upon me a 6 shooter with lead semi wadcutter ammo. Not even plus P, the loads gave us the impression the bureaucrats didn’t want us to hurt anybody too badly. I never would have contemplated trying to hunt even small game with those handguns and that amm

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I was recently sent a selection of gun rests to review by the kind folks over at RRR and Associates, LLC and came away impressed with the usefulness that these simple rests provide.

We have all been in a situation while hunting during which we needed some support under the front of our rifles in order to make an accurate and ethical shot. Usually we resort to using some other piece of gear, such as a pair of

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This video posted by Haakor shows two massive buffalo fighting for dominance. They push and wrestle to the point that one’s horn is broken, but that doesn’t stop them! With blood dripping during the fight, you’ll ask yourself ’til the end: which cape buffalo will win?

He might have got hurt, but that didn’t stop him. This buffalo kept on going, even after half his horn was knocked off. The horns of Cape buffalo are fused at the base and form a solid bone plate over their skull. This is so thick,

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As a fisherman, one of the most prestigious fish to catch out on the lake is a largemouth bass. These fish are big and can put up a fight, and in order to be successful at catching them, you will need the right type of lure.

Buzzbait

One of the most effective types of lures to use when trying to catch large bass is a buzzbait. Buzzbaits are versatile and they are simple to use. Featuring a unique propeller,

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Kate grew up and currently resides in Austin, TX. She spent much of her childhood visiting US National Parks with her family. She now has a Biology degree from the University of Texas and she jumps at the opportunity to use new photography skills to capture Central Texas' best kept secrets. She truly enjoys camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, and snowboarding when she gets the chance. She admires her grandfather who was the first to person to teach her how to shoot a rifle and continues to

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Deer season is upon us throughout the country and that means the fall explosion of leaves and the changing of the seasons is here as well. If you are a hunter, the last bit of venison should be just about gone from your freezer in preparation for this season’s harvest. If not, here is a great way to use up a venison roast that just might still be lingering. Hard apple cider is a major component of this recipe as well as a can of your favorite beer. With that being said, how could you not try t

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Wouldn’t it be great to somehow manage to “whisper” to that record buck and get him to walk right up to us? For most of us it doesn’t work that way.

Turns out some people, like Maya,  are capable of getting deer to trust them. In a video posted to YouTube by her father Brad Herring. Watch the video below.

I can only assume that her deer whisperer powers were a one time thing, but it looks like an amazing experience that she will never forget.

In his video description Herring says that he believes

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Some hunters prefer to skip all the traveling and bring Africa to their neck of the woods. Whether you want to hunt exotic game or are just looking for that once in a lifetime trophy buck, a hunting ranch is definitely a fun place to be.

These are our recommendations for the top 3 hunting ranches in Texas.

This hunting ranch is home to an enormous castle where guests can stay during their visit. The castle makes this hunting ranch unique and beautiful. The ranch is home to whitetail deer, a

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