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Pro Tip: Stephen McGee on Rifle Shooting

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From teamwork learned on a football field in high school, college and then the NFL, to the life lessons learned in the field hunting, Stephen McGee applies those lessons to every aspect of his life. A self-described financial quarterback for the clients he advises, Stephen finds work/life balance by spending time outdoors with family and friends. Check out Stephen’s pro-tip on rifle shooting.

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Chuck Naiser & Flatsworthy

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Chuck Naiser’s passion for fishing, and for the coastal resources he loves, has evolved into a fierce determination to make a difference for the next generation that will enjoy these waters long after he is gone. In recent years, Chuck has formed Flatsworthy, an organization which encourages mutual respect among the many recreational users of the coastal flats of Texas. Flatsworthy recently completed a service project at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.

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Meet Catherine & Cory Kruse

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Catherine and Cory Kruse love the outdoors and are raising their 7-year-old daughter Claire as a free-range kid. “We want her to fall in love with the outdoors the way she wants to fall in love with it, so we give her free rein to experience anything she is interested in,” said Catherine. Read more…

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Meet Clay Spencer

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Clay Spencer grew up in Fort Worth and has been visiting his family’s ranch near Lampasas his entire life. “Literally almost since the day I was born,” said Clay. “It is such a special place. I grew up exploring the land, searching for arrowheads and making memories that I still treasure. You feel connected to the land and the people who have found solace there for thousands of years.” Read more…

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Meet Danielle Prewett

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Danielle Prewett and her husband live off the land, hunting and fishing for the protein that ends up on their dinner table. She is a passionate advocate for healthy whole foods and believes there’s nothing more wholesome than fish and game that you harvest yourself. Read more…

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Meet Jako Lucas

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Though it can be a contentious topic for some, you won’t find Jaz Robinson complaining about daylight saving time.

“It means more fishing during the workweek,” she said. “I’m thankful for that time change because I can fish more than just on the weekends.” Read more…

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Meet Jaz Robinson

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Though it can be a contentious topic for some, you won’t find Jaz Robinson complaining about daylight saving time.

“It means more fishing during the workweek,” she said. “I’m thankful for that time change because I can fish more than just on the weekends.” Read more…

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Meet Austin Alvarado

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Wildlife cinematographer Austin Alvarado has a passion for the wild and rugged Big Bend region of Texas. He fell in love with the place while working a summer internship at Far Flung Outdoor Center while in college. Read more…

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We Will Not Be Tamed: Meet Josh Crumpton

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Josh Crumpton is a seventh-generation Texan and calls himself the Chief Executive Outdoorsman of his company Spoke Hollow Outfitters in Wimberley, Texas. He is also the primary steward of Spoke Hollow Ranch, a 1,000-acre spread nestled within the city limits of the fast-growing Hill Country town he calls home. Read more…

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We Will Not Be Tamed on the Devils River with Dale Blasingame

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When I hear the sentence, “We Will Not Be Tamed,” one place immediately springs to mind: Devils River State Natural Area. Trust me, this is a mental picture that is earned. Devils River is the hardest park to reach in our state. Not only is it out in the middle of nowhere – the closest city of any size is 60 miles south in Del Rio – but getting to the park turn-off is only half the battle…

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TPWF Member Spotlight: Owen Temple

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Owen Temple can be described in many ways. Musician. Family man. Land Steward. He’s been a singer-songwriter for 25 years, and is known throughout Texas, the Midwest, and the Eastern U.S. as a first-class songwriter and a compelling performer. He’s also the father of four, who lives with his wife and children in Austin. The family spends a lot of time outdoors, and they love to visit Texas State Parks…

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Training with Debbie Richardson

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As if soul-sucking mud, log jams as big as your house, alligator gar known to jump out of the water and crack ribs, and actual alligators (just 4-footers, so far) weren’t enough, last weekend’s paddle training session with Debbie Richardson featured something new – a collapsing riverbank.

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Experiencing a Culinary Ranch Retreat with Jesse Griffiths & Explore Ranches

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Llano Springs Ranch, 140 miles west of Austin and about 24 miles south of Junction, has been in the Vandivier family for 25 years. The Vandiviers have made every single one of those years count. When they acquired the ranch in 1994, the grasslands were crowded out by a monoculture of ashe juniper. Having learned from the successful efforts of landowners like David Bamberger and with a chainsaw, bulldozer, fire and a tremendous work ethic, the family turned back the ecological clock. Native grasses have returned to the rolling hillsides and springs flow stronger than ever into the South Llano River.

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