Henry Chappell

Travelin’ Man

Don’t tell T.D. Kelsey what he can or can’t do. Somehow, some way, he does it all, he does it well, and he does it his way. By Henry Chappell Photography by Wyman Meinzer Near the end of his life,

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Equestrian, Feature, Henry Chappell, Recreation, Texas

Land Report Case Study: Hearst Ranch

Thinking outside the box landed this California beef producer’s entire herd inside Whole Foods. BY HENRY CHAPPELL PHOTOGRAPHY BY RICHARD FIELD LEVINE, STEVE MILLER + ALEXANDER VERTIKOFF The Piedra Blanca Rancho lords over the Pacific roughly halfway between San Francisco

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Farming, Feature, Henry Chappell, Pacific

Russell Gordy: Shooting for the Best

By Henry Chappell Photography by Gustav Schmiege III Russell Gordy has a simple goal for Gordy & Sons: to be the world’s greatest gun store. In the late 1950s, a very young Russell Gordy used to tail an older cousin

Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, Gustav Schmiege, Henry Chappell, Recreation, Southwest, Texas

The Battle of Bois D’Arc Creek

Under the guise of progress, eminent domain rears its ugly head yet again. by Henry Chappell | photography by Russell Graves When Harold “Thump” Witcher (right) mows a hayfield, cleans a fencerow, or feeds his cattle, he works land he

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Posted in Conservation, Developers, Feature, Federal Policy, Henry Chappell, News Desk, Public Land, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Water

Horses to Ride, Cattle to Cut

The San Antonio Viejo Ranch of Texas Text by Henry Chappell | Original Photography by Wyman Meinzer Given rain, the Wild Horse Desert will heal after drought and hard use by humans and livestock have left it battered and bare.

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, Henry Chappell, Southwest, Texas

Land’s Best Friend: The Noble Thief

Despite its inauspicious heritage, the Brittany spaniel is well beloved by its legions of fans. — Henry Chappell The rootstock of the modern Brittany, one of the world’s most beloved and versatile hunting breeds, is a less-than-savory tale. It dates

Posted in Agriculture, Dogs, Feature, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Henry Chappell, Hunting, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, West

The Investment Issue: America’s Finest Hunting Lodge

Matchless Hunting Combines Old World Hospitality Just East of Dallas Text by Henry Chappell Set high above two forks of a Texas river, this masterfully planned 14,000-acre retreat features world-class waterfowl and upland bird hunting as well as fly-fishing, sporting

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Feature, Henry Chappell, Hunting, Recreation, Residential Property, Southwest, Texas

The American Sportsman: Legends of Quail

To commemorate one of the greatest years for quail, Boone Pickens invited a Who’s Who of wingshooters to his Mesa Vista Ranch. Text by Henry Chappell | Photography by Wyman Meinzer & Russell Graves T. Boone Pickens drives down a

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Posted in Conservation, Dogs, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Henry Chappell, Hunting, Recreation, Southwest, Texas, Water

Horse Power!

Text by Henry Chappell | Original Photography by Wyman Meinzer King Ranch ups its game yet again by acquiring The Boon from Alice Walton’s Rocking W Ranch. It’s an overcast December morning, and that’s a good thing in South Texas.

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Posted in Cattle, Equestrian, Feature, Henry Chappell, News Desk, Southwest, Texas

The Antler Creek Dugout

Rick realized he had found the perfect place to build the iconic structure of the frontier prairie: a sturdy bank cut thousands of years ago by a shift in the Brazos River. It took Rick and Wyman Meinzer six months

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Posted in Feature, Henry Chappell, Southwest, Texas

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