EDITORIAL: The Cheney hunting accident: a Texan’s view of the so-called “Texas hunting protocol”

Doug Pike is a Field & Stream contributing editor who covers the outdoors for the Houston Chronicle. Here’s what he … Continued

Doug Pike is a Field & Stream contributing editor who covers the outdoors for the Houston Cheney_hunt_lg1Chronicle. Here’s what he has to say about reports suggesting that bird hunters in Texas follow different gun safety rules than bird hunters anywhere else.

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