We start things off by talking quail and pheasant with our Texas Parks and Wildlife Upland Game Bird Program Leader -Robert Perez. What did the spring rains mean for nesting success? How did the Texas Parks and Wildlife survey numbers look this fall? Robert gives us his fearless forecast for the 2015 season.

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Then we talk winter time catfish with longtime catfish guide and outdoor writer Chad Ferguson of North Texas Catfish Guide Service. With the first significant cold front of the fall pushing through, it means the blue cat bite will start to heat up. Chad breaks down where to find good numbers, what bait to use and how important the correct hook selection is when it comes to increasing your percentage of successful hook ups.

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Next, we are joined by Eric from Coyote Rifle Works. We discuss suppressors and other Class 3 NFA Weapons. It is legal to hunt with suppressed firearms in 37 states and legal to own them in 41 states. Eric explains how to go about setting up a trust that will allow you and other individuals in the trust to possess these items. Suppressors have gained widespread popularity among the hunting/shooting community because they reduce recoil, trigger flinch and muzzle blast. Be sure to use the promo code “LONESTAR” when you go to www.coyoterifleworks.com to set up your trust- great discount opportunity exclusive to our listeners.

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We round out the broadcast when outdoor writer Ryan Lisson stops in to discuss some tips for effectively trailing a wounded deer. Anyone who hunts enough has been in the situation where a marginal shot was made and no significant blood trail exists. But if you follow some specific steps, a full recovery of the animal is often possible.

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