Outdoors

TexasParksand Wildlife Department Releases Video on Fizzing Bass
ATHENS-The Inland Fisheries Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has announced the availability of a seven-minute video detailing the results of a...
Possible State Record Spotted Bass Reported from Lake Alan Henry
ATHENS-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) geneticist Dijar Lutz-Carrillo is conducting DNA analysis on a 5.62-pound bass caught from Lake Alan Henry January 15 to...
Splash Returns to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS-It's often said that fame is fleeting, but that does not apply to Splash, the former world record blue catfish caught from Lake Texoma January 16, 2004, by Cody...
News Briefs
]Several state and federal agencies are inviting folks to come to the Super Outdoor Expo in the days leading up to the indoor action just down the road in Arlington at...
Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
ATHENS, Texas - Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through February 28 for induction into...
U.S. Forest Service to conduct controlled burns for forest health
U.S. Forest Service fire personnel have begun controlled burns in the national forests and will continue the burns during the next few months. "Folks may see a helicopter...
TexasArt Students: It’s Time to Begin Work on Your State-Fish Art...
ATHENS-Student artists across Texas take notice: It's time to start preparing your entries for the 2011 Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest. The contest is open to all...
TPWD Taking Public Input on Eastern Turkey Management Strategies
AUSTIN - Since 1995 when Texas' first spring eastern turkey hunting season was opened in Red River County, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has maintained a...
Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries
ATHENS-Student artists across Texas take notice: It's time to start preparing your entries for the 2011 Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest. The contest is open to all...
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Coastal Fisheries Division staff...
CORPUS CHRISTI- Due to continued public interest in overall spotted seatrout population health, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Coastal Fisheries Division staff will host...
Celebrate the New Year in Texas With 10 Free Flowering Trees from...
Residents of Texas can ring in the New Year by receiving 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2011. By becoming a member of...
News Alert: Eight graduate from Texas Forest Service leadership...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Eight Texas Forest Service employees graduated this week from the agency's first 18-month Leadership Enrichment Program. Graduates include...
News Alert: Texas Forest Service issues safety tips for holiday season
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Conditions are ripe for a severe winter wildfire season throughout Texas, and officials are cautioning residents to take precautions. Bruce Woods,...
Nominations sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
ATHENS, Texas - Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through February 28 for induction into...
Nature Conservancy, Hays County, WVWA partner to protect Jacob’s Well
December 20, 2010-AUSTIN, TX-The Nature Conservancy of Texas, the Hays County Commissioners Court and the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) announced today the...