Outdoors

Fish Kill on Lake Fairfield
ATHENS--A major fish kill occurred at Lake Fairfield August 25 through 26, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist Richard...
Toyota Texas Bass Classic Returns to Lake Conroe October 1—3
LAKE CONROE - The Toyota Texas Bass Classic, a Professional Anglers Association- sanctioned event, returns to Lake Conroe Oct. 1-3. The competition benefits Texas Parks &...
Sportsmen’s Foundation Plans “Wild” Casino Party at Richardson...
DALLAS--The Sportsmen's Foundation, a national non-profit organization based in Dallas, will Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day 2010 with a party featuring a wild...
U.S. Forest officials urge hunters to use caution in the woods
As gun deer hunting season begins, U.S. Forest Service officials are reminding hunters of guidelines designed to make their hunting trips to national forests and grasslands...
Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament September 25
ATHENS, Texas-The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center's annual Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament will take place this year on Saturday, September 25. The tournament awards...
“How’s the huntin’?”
AUSTIN - As thousands of hunters flock to their bird leases for the opening day of dove season in the North and Central Zones Wednesday, the Texas Parks and Wildlife...
Dove Season Ushers in Fall Hunting with a Bang
Texas hunters can anticipate good numbers of dove as ample rainfall across most of the state has set the stage for the Sept. 1 season opener, according to the Texas Parks...
TPWD Proposes List of Approved Exotic Aquatic Plants, Permitted Algae
AUSTIN - Aquatic plants offer both beauty and functionality in landscaping and aquaria, and the use of algae to produce biofuels has recently received increased attention....
WEST TEXAS BREEDER SENTENCED FOR SMUGGLING DEER
TYLER, Texas - A 41-year-old Austin, Texas licensed deer breeder has been sentenced for illegally transporting wildlife in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S....
Texas Parks & Wildlife
SAN ANTONIO -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission on Aug. 26 approved approximately $3.3 million for 23 National Recreational Trail Grant projects in communities...
More Texas Families Becoming Camping Converts
AUSTIN - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scheduled a full slate of Texas Outdoor Family workshops this fall designed to introduce even more families to the ease...
Deadline Approaching to Enter Big Time Texas Hunts Drawing
AUSTIN - The Lone Star State has a lot of land that's primed for hunting and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is offering outdoors enthusiasts the chance to win...
TPWD News Digest for Aug. 6-12
More Texas Families Becoming Camping Converts News Images AUSTIN - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scheduled a full slate of Texas Outdoor Family...
Game Wardens honored for life-saving efforts
AUSTIN - Whether for getting two kayak fishermen out of harm's way during a sniper attack, rescuing motorists stranded in a Christmas Eve blizzard in North Texas or simply...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
Aug. 11, 2010 Lake Fork Catch Bodes Well for Coming Toyota ShareLunker Season News Images ATHENS-The 2010-2011 Toyota ShareLunker season start is only six weeks...