The nine day overlap of dove and quail season in the South Zone is heaven for bird hunters.
With the opening of the North Zone tomorrow, thousands of Texans will be heading afield in search of dove. Lucky hunters will enjoy the companionship of a dog. It is critical to watch your dog closely for heat exhaustion. Many retrievers are also house dogs and have been inside so […]
To celebrate three years of blogging, I ask you to peruse my efforts writing about ecology, wildlife management, bird dogs, and life in the brush country. My Blog
It’s that time of year again; time when does leave their fawns for a nap, sometimes in odd places. And either I’m getting better at spotting them, or there are more fawns this year. Two new ones on my morning walk today at Regional Park here in Castroville. So, leave mowing that vacant field for […]
On a recent consulting job, the continuing drought in South Texas was brought home to me. As I was in eastern Frio Co., about 12 miles E-SE of Pearsall, it was not as bad as last weeks visit to Artesia Wells, but still sobering. This particular ranch is mostly a deep sand and as such, […]
Such an amazing dog that has enriched and no doubt lengthened my life. A bit standoffish at first, she has warmed up to me and Eileen a lot in five years. Sometimes, she still thinks she is a puppy and curls up in her tiny puppy bed. Other times, she is the Master of the […]
In spite of Covid and social unrest, my thoughts are turning to a cold drink and a hot shotgun on the edge of a stocktank or sunflower field. Summer is upon us and we only have to endure another six weeks and bird season is here! What better way to social distance than sitting on […]
Best wishes to you and yours for a very Merry Christmas from Jim (and Ruby) at Quailpro. Back at selling good ranch properties after the 1st and praying for some serious rain across Texas to make my job easier!
While it may be hard to get into the holiday spirit when it’s 70 degrees outside, I wanted to wish everyone a great holiday season. And, if you have plans to buy or sell a ranch in 2020, give me a call and we can get started. One man, one office, 35 years of experience […]