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February 9, 2017 Comments (0) Conservation, Deer Hunting, Duck Hunting, Fishin, Huntin, Outdoors, Photography, Uncategorized, Website

Episode 366 – Obama’s Parting Shot to Hunters & Anglers, New World Record Spotted Bass, An Outdoorsman’s Sense of Compassion and Pintail Limit Dropping For Next Season

We take a look at Obama’s parting shot to hunters/anglers everywhere with the Federal Lands Lead Shot/Tackle directive that was slid in under the rug by former USFWS Director Dan Ashe. This was done on the last day of he and Obama’s terms and without any discussion/research whatsoever. National Shooting Sports Foundation Legal Counsel Lawrence Keane drops in to talk about the implications of this blatant disregard for conservation dollars and wildlife that benefit from sales of lead ammo and tackle.

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Next we hear the heartwarming story of how one outdoorsman saved a huge North Texas buck from a certain and awful death. Thrilled to have Blake Wilson in the studio to share his once in a lifetime encounter.

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Then we are joined by professional bass angler Cody Meyer who recently broke the world record with a 10.8 lb spotted bass! Cody tells us how he found this fish and eventually caught the lunker of a lifetime. The Garmin Panoptix were instrumental in finding her and making the perfect presentation.

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We wrap things up with our Texas Parks and Wildlife Waterfowl Program Leader Kevin Kraai. We recently found out that the pintail daily bag limit will be decreasing nationwide next season and Kevin will shed some light on why this majestic duck species has been struggling of late.

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