Outdoors

Falcon, O.H. Ivie Singing Toyota ShareLunker Duet
ATHENS-Toyota ShareLunker program manager David Campbell might well be putting new words to the song "It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary" before...

PRESIDENT REQUESTS $1.7 BILLION FOR U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE...
The President's FY 2012 budget request of $1.7 billion for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will focus funding on the agency's highest priority conservation...
TEXAS FOREST TRAIL REGION TO HOST HERITAGE TOURISM LUNCH AND LEARN...
JACKSONVILLE, Texas -- On March 17, 2011, the Texas Forest Trail Region, in partnership with the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Lon Morris College, and Sadler's at the...
Fly Fish Texas Takes Mystery Out of Fooling Fish with Feathers
ATHENS-Perhaps the best way to sum up the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens is this: In one day the complete beginner can learn...
Artists and Exhibitors Sought for National Art Expo in East Texas
ATHENS--The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and Wildlife Forever need artists and exhibitors to participate in the 13th annual National State-Fish Art Contest Expo to be...
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...
Earth-Kind Home Landscape Workshop
Springtime is coming and now you have a perfect opportunity to plan some quality changes to your home landscape. Cherokee County is offering an Earth-Kind Home Landscaping...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...