Walking a fine line between ignorance and stupidity is a tough task. As much as I would like to blame ignorance for some of my shortcomings, at the root there is stupidity. We were journeying to Del Rio for a week of deer and duck hunting.

March 22, 2015 - 12:25am

Make sure your boat is up to regulation on all safety requirements. Check laws if you are traveling to other states. A few minutes of effort now will ensure a friendly conversation with the local game warden later. zach.long@lubbockonline.

March 15, 2015 - 12:19am

The Idaho Fish and Game department completed a wolf control exercise to protect elk in the northern area of the state. Wildlife officials killed 19 wolves via an aerial operation in late February.

March 15, 2015 - 12:19am

A bighorn sheep killed in a car accident has the largest horns ever recorded by the Boone and Crockett Club. The ram, which was killed in Alberta, Canada, had a final horn score of 209-4/8 inches.

March 15, 2015 - 12:19am

Can-opener buck stalked along the edge of a food plot eyeing a group of does. He is not the biggest buck in our neck of the woods, but close enough to cause concern from a wealth of rut-weary does.

March 14, 2015 - 10:29pm

With Turkey season approaching, now is the time to test and understand your shot patterns and choke tube options with a primary and backup weapon. zach.long@lubbockonline.

March 8, 2015 - 1:16am

Quail breast Stainless Steel skewers Bell Peppers Onions Black pepper Sea Salt Balsamic Vinegar with Honey Marinate quail in vinegar, sea salt, and black pepper for 12 hours. Skewer breasts with peppers and onions.

March 8, 2015 - 1:16am

Late winter is a great time to spool all your fishing reels. A few hours of effort insures you will be good to go when the snow finally melts. zach.long@lubbockonline.

March 1, 2015 - 1:10am

The Lubbock Shooting Complex is quickly becoming a destination for West Texas gun enthusiasts. The complex, which opened in August, is located south of Lubbock just off U.S. 87.

February 21, 2015 - 7:59pm

Ray Hayward first gripped a compound bow back in 1979. The relationship would be short-lived. There was something unsettling about harvesting a buck with the cam-driven device. "It was kinda like a gun to me," Hayward said.

February 15, 2015 - 1:15am