July 12, 2022

Kayak Fishing in Texas – what to know and where to go

It’s the combination of two of our favorite outdoor sports – paddling and fishing. Texas is a large and varied state that has a little bit of everything from mountains to deserts, to rivers and coastline. With all the different terrain, it makes for some great fishing.  And one of our favorite ways to hit […]

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Three men dove hunting
June 8, 2022

Father’s Day Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy Dad

If you’re like us, chances are some of your best memories growing up were of hunting, fishing, and being outside in the wild with your dad. The old man was probably a big factor in instilling your own love of the outdoors. If your weekends were spent fishing a stock pond, bundled up in the deer blind, or perhaps sitting fireside crafting the perfect s’more, it should come as no surprise that there are some awesome Texas companies that cater to this type of lifestyle. Here are a few of our favorite items made by Texas companies for dads who love to hunt, camp, fish, and paddle.

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May 16, 2022

Beaches & Barbed Wire – the story of the Matagorda Bay cattle drive 

For over 100 years, Huebner Bros Cattle Company has been driving its herd of 800 head of cattle from their winter pasture on the Matagorda Peninsula across the Colorado River to their summer pastures on the family ranch south of Bay City, Texas. Cowboys on horseback and crews in flat bottomed john boats guide the […]

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April 21, 2022

Instilling the love of hunting

On a still April morning, the call of the male Rio Grande gobblers hangs in the cool, crisp air. The loud, poignant vocalization is a clear sign to the hens in the area, and to you, that he is near. Spring turkey hunting is a favorite among novice and veteran upland hunters and is a […]

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MATAGORDA, TEXAS - JULY 23, 2021 - Fishing and hunting in the Matagorda Bay wetlands.
April 11, 2022

Top 5 summer hunting, fishing, and outdoor apparel for men and women

When it comes to purchasing gear that can stand up against Texas’ wind, water, and unyielding rays, not all are created equally. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite hunting and fishing products that’ll have you fully prepared for warm weather adventures or activities.

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March 21, 2022

Women in Conservation – Amber Haynes

Amber Haynes wears many hats as the CEO of outdoor women's apparel company McKenna Quinn: marketer, hunter, angler, and designer are just a few. Whether in the field or stream, Haynes is dedicated to making sure women are comfortable and well-dressed.

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McKenna Quinn
March 3, 2022

State-of-the-Art Equestrian Facility Protected

It’s been over two years since Jason and Ashley Roberts first worked with Colorado River Land Trust to protect Windemere Farms, their scenic and historical 210-acre property in Hays County. And last month, the Roberts family conserved an additional 84-acres of Windemere Farms, adding to an existing network of beautiful, protected land near the headwaters of the San Marcos River.

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Candlelight Ranch
January 12, 2022

Candlelight Ranch Protected

Situated on the shores of Lake Travis, the 124-acre Candlelight Ranch is an iconic Texas landscape featuring towering limestone bluffs along the Colorado River, a beautiful grotto, and a spring-fed creek surrounded by grasslands and oak groves. 

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