Outdoors

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2015 Winners
ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the Texas division winners for...
Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. No Fish Tank License While patrolling Toledo Bend, a Newton...
Texas Master Naturalist’s Chapter Activity Day at Tyler State Park
The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will conduct a Chapter Activity Day on Saturday, May 16, at Tyler State Park 9:00 am -4:00 pm. Participants are to meet...
On-Site Activities Announced for Toyota Texas Bass Classic
QUITMAN, TX. (May 11, 2015) – The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) is bringing world class entertainment to East Texas. Along with 35 of the world’s best anglers and 4 of...
Campaign Aims to Stem Spread of Invasive Zebra Mussels
AUSTIN—A major public awareness campaign is calling on boaters to “Clean, Drain, and Dry” their boats, trailers, and gear before traveling to and...

TAKE THE PLEDGE TO DISCONNECT
Here at Cabela’s we are very excited to announce the launch of Disconnect Day, and we are hoping that you will help us promote this important initiative. Through Disconnect...
Paddling Strokes – Fishing Devils River
Folks, There’s a drug out there that changes lives. It’s been around a long time. It’s not free and most need a license to feel it. Once you experience it, you’re hooked....
TPWD News Digest for April 16-23, 2015
Join a Birding Tour at Lost Maples State Natural Area The birding tours at Lost Maples State Natural Area are led by experienced birding hosts Les and Jane Hall, who have...
TPWD Taking Public Comment on Shrimp and Oyster Regulation Proposals
AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently seeking public comment on proposed changes in commercial shrimp and oyster regulations. The proposals will be...
TFA Cancels 2015 Outstanding Tree Farm Tour 
LUFKIN, TEXAS - The Texas Forestry Association will postpone the 2015 Texas Outstanding Tree Farm Tour, originally scheduled for April 25th, due to extreme wet ground...
Competitive Trail Ride Returns to Athens, Texas
Athens, Texas, USA – May 2-3, 2015 - The North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRCTM) will be holding its second annual trail ride competition May 2-3, 2015 at Trace...
Colorful Blooms Decorate Texas State Parks
AUSTIN – Texas State Parks have gone Technicolor this spring; rolling waves of bright blue, deep red and rich yellow blanket Texas’ hills and plains.Texas is blessed with...
San Jacinto Day Festival, Battle Re-enactment Set for April 18
HOUSTON — The largest battle re-enactment in the Southwest highlights the annual San Jacinto Day Festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 18, at San...
Mineola to Host Texas Master Naturalist’s Black Bear Program
The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will meet Thursday, April 23rd, at the Mineola Library Annex located at 1721 N. Pacific St. in Mineola. Sarah Fuller,...
Count the Bats at Blanco State Park
From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, Blanco State Park visitors can count the bats in the park’s bat house as part of this citizen science program. The park will use...