Outdoors

Texas Under Attack
Paddling a kayak across Old Folks Playground on Caddo Lake brings me face to face with the enemy. Giant salvinia and water hyacinth crowd in from every direction, a noxious...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
ATHENS--Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop Saturday, May 15th, 2010 in Whitney, Texas....
Athens man catches big fish
Colton Seeton, 19, of Athens spends most days working as a flagger on a highway construction crew in East Texas. On his days off he likes to fish. On Saturday, April 17, he...
Game Warden probe nets guilty plea in bass tourney cheating try
ROCKWALL - A Garland man has pled guilty to stuffing a lead weight into a bass during a fishing tournament last fall, the outcome of an investigation by a Dallas-based...
Tyler Dance Group to Headline Cinco de Mayo at Texas Freshwater...
ATHENS, Texas-Athens will celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) May 8 with food, music and dancing in addition to the normal TFFC...
TPWD Finalizes Short List of Hunting and Fishing Regulation Changes...
AUSTIN - Expansion of mule deer hunting opportunities tops a short list of regulatory changes adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission as part of the 2010-2011...
U.S. Forest Service burns 110,000 acres for forest health
U.S. Forest Service fire personnel have conducted controlled burns on about 110,000 acres of national forest lands in Texas this year, according to Assistant Fire...
Texas Parks & Wildlife
ATHENS-More than a thousand rainbow trout are swimming in the pond at The Nature Center in Tyler, and young anglers are invited to come catch them during spring break March...
Outdoor Fools Day Offers Food, Fun and Outdoor Activities
ATHENS-Snakes will slither and turtles will crawl. Birds, arrows and rockets will fly. Dutch ovens will steam, fish will bite and kids will learn that life really is better...
Ratcliff Recreation Area will be closed April 7-27
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area in the Davy Crockett National Forest will be closed to the public from April 7 to April 27 while environmental studies are conducted for a...
New camping reservation policies announced for Sam Rayburn Reservoir
FORT WORTH, Texas - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin implementing new camping reservation policies on April 1, at all Corps operated campgrounds on Sam Rayburn...
National Wildlife Federation Provides Fun Outdoor Activities as...
Did you know that the typical child today spends over seven hours a day indoors in front of a screen? And less than four minutes a day in unstructured time outdoors? ...
TPWD News Digest
Toyota ShareLunker 486 Comes from Lake Fork News Images ATHENS - Randy Williams of Staunton, Illinois, finally broke the ice: He caught Lake Fork's first Toyota...
THE ARANSAS PROJECT FILES FEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST TEXAS COMMISSION...
(Corpus Christi, TX - March 11, 2010) The Aransas Project (TAP) filed a federal lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus...
Outlook Fair for Spring Turkey Season
Hunters should temper expectations for this spring's turkey season after back-to-back years of dry conditions negatively impacted nesting success across much of Texas,...