Eye on Texas: Uncertain, Texas

Uncertain, Texas
Chaz Warren guides Roy Buxton through Caddo Lake during a duck hunt.  Cooper Neill

Uncertain is a small hunting and fishing town on Caddo Lake that relies on tourism. Hunters travel from around the country to hunt in Uncertain because it has permanent duck blinds on Caddo Lake. Hunters stay in local bed-and-breakfasts, frequent the one bar in town and hire locals as hunting guides. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is expected to require residents to take down the blinds next year, which could cripple the local way of life.

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Cooper Neill is a freelance photographer in Dallas, specializing in sports, entertainment, portraits and general news.

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