Sunday, May 16, 2021

Billy F. Gibbons – Have Mercy!

ZZ Top leader dishes on culinary interests and the great outdoors. STORY BY JIM HANNAFORD His plans for the summer may not be completely firmed up, but it’s a safe bet that Billy F. Gibbons won’t...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Legend

NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. on his father, his career, his affinity for big bucks, and why not driving is NOT an option. STORY BY BARRY WISE SMITH “I don’t ever want to stop racing, and...

Michael Waddell – The Jig is Up, Tom.

Bag a turkey—the Michael Waddell way. STORY BY JEFF JOHNSTON | PHOTOS COURTESY OF BONE COLLECTOR You might recognize Michael Waddell from his role as host of his Bone Collector outdoor TV show ... or then...

Blue Collar Man – Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe

Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe finds passion in everyday tasks. There’s a question that Mike Rowe gets asked so often that he was sick of it for a while. But then he decided to have a...
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A Life of Service – J.W. Cortés—aka Det. Carlos Alvarez

Marine combat veteran J.W. Cortés—aka Det. Carlos Alvarez on “Gotham”—walks the walk in real life with the NYPD, showing kids in the roughest neighborhoods that cops are on their side. In 2003, platoon sergeant J.W....
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The Philosopher – Hunting for Answers with Michael Waddell

Hunting for Answers with Bone Collector’s Michael Waddell I am not quite sure what an Editor-in-Chief does at other publications, but here at Hook & Barrel, it’s not all fun and games (though by our...
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‘Tis Always the Season for avid hunter Luke Bryan

Holidays bring deep meaning for country music megastar Luke Bryan When he’s asked what’s his favorite kind of hunting, Luke Bryan is quick with a simple answer: “Whatever’s in season.” Along with making music and spending...
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Herschel Walker – Together We Stand

Herschel Walker By acclamation, Herschel Walker is the greatest college running back of all time. Walker is widely known for his sensational football career at the University of Georgia (UGA), where he led the Bulldogs...
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Phil Robertson: The Duck Commander Commandeth

Faith, Family, Ducks… and Jesus Politics One of seven children born to Merritt and James Robertson, Phil Robertson’s story began on April 24, 1946, in Vivian, Louisiana. To suggest the Robertsons were poor is something...
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The Mentor – Donald Trump Jr. Keeps the Outdoors Great

Teaching an Appreciation for the Outdoors - Donald Trump Jr. His grandfather taught Donald Trump Jr. how to appreciate the Great Outdoors. Now Trump’s working to pass those lessons on. You might not expect the prep-schooled...