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Anglers of the Year – THSBA EAST DIVISION

by Melissa Fox Grace Community High School anglers Sam Reeves, son of LIFE & LAND editor Kelly Reeves, and Garrett Smith, both Sophomores, with their...

Deep Diving – CRANKBAITS

by Terry Robertson It was a mid-August Saturday on Toledo Bend Reservoir; a 185,000 acre man-made lake on the border between Louisiana and Texas on...

Sporting Clays

By Walt Tatum In 2023, any reference to a game is certainly assumed to be a video game. Gaming systems boast realistic graphics and interactivity....

Peak Performance and Maximum Accuracy

by Justin Utley  Long Range Rifle Multi      National Record Holder       and Firearms Instructor As Americans, owning and using firearms is an important part of...

Watermelons – A Summertime Treat

by Kelly Reeves “The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of this world’s...

Fall Armyworms March Across Pastures & Hay Meadows

by Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph.D. Professor, Forage Extension Specialist Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Overton, TX The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a chronic pest in the Southeast. As the...

Sandburs Continue to be a Challenge for Bermudagrass Growers in the Southeast

by Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph. D. Professor, Forage Extension Specialist Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Soil & Crop Sciences Department Overton, TX Sandbur is one of the most challenging warm season...

Lessons from the lake – the wind and the waves

by GYCE BUTLER “We must give credit to the wind and the waves.” This quote was resurfacing in my mind, but from a different context...

Mother’s Medicine Cabinet

The bathroom medicine cabinet was once one of the most important accessories in a home.

Cowboy Whiskey

Now, bein’ a cowboy is not as easy as it might seem when you’re ten or eleven years old because it takes a lot of studyin’. 


Waist Deep in Papermouths

by Caleb Hensley, 903 Fishing What’s going on LIFE AND LAND Magazine readers? It’s 903 Fishing here! Stay tuned for an exclusive Spring Issue to...