Lake Nacogdoches in East Texas has been in the news a lot lately. Local angler Joe Castle put the popularity ball in motion on Feb. 29, his 28th birthday.
Add bass fishing tournament organizers and the lakeside businesses that reel in the cash anglers leave behind to the long list of those impacted by the coronavirus scare.
On April 4, when darkness gives way to the first gray light of dawn, another spring turkey season will be born across most of Texas. Time for turkey hunters to get their game faces on and steady their nerves for what can be one of Mother Nature’s most exhilarating shows.
This hasn’t been the best of winters for reeling in tall numbers of king-size blue catfish at Lake Tawakoni, but Noel Ibarra has still had a pretty hot hand.
Several proposed hunting and fishing regulation changes are currently open for public comment via Texas Parks & Wildlife Department email contacts and the public comment page on the department’s website, tpwd.texas.gov/business/feedback/public_comment/.
Just when you thought the tales of whopper Texas bass couldn’t get any taller, somebody makes a haul that blows away everything else before it.
Four Texans will compete in the upcoming Bassmaster Classic set for March 6-8 on Lake Guntersville in Alabama, marking the 50th anniversary of the prestigious event.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in a 5½-year-old white-tailed deer in a Kimble County deer breeding facility. It’s the first positive detection of the disease in the county.
Anthony Sharp, of Village Mills, knew he had stumbled across a good spot. He just didn’t know how sweet it was until he gave it a serious taste test shortly after blast off in the FLW Bass Fishing League derby held Feb. 15 on Sam Rayburn Reservoir.
We’re still a few weeks away from the heart of another big bass season in most of Texas, but apparently no one told Blake Cockrell, of Ransom Canyon. In his book, the best time for a big bite is whenever you happen to get it.
Henry Repeating Arms president and owner Anthony Imperato has worked tirelessly to build his company into an industry leader in the production of fine firearms, particularly lever-action rifles of varied calibers.
A largemouth bass tracking study launched last November on Toledo Bend Reservoir by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department inland fisheries biologists has hit a bump in the road that has scientists looking for ways to get their research back on course.
Qualified college graduates looking to land a full-time gig in the wildlife field should pop a bookmark on the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s job listings and keep a close check on the link as 2020 rolls on.
John Cox, of DeBary, Florida, held off a strong final-day charge by Orange bass pro Tommy Dickerson to notch a wire-to-wire win in the Tackle Warehouse FLW Pro Circuit 2020 season opener held Jan. 23-26 on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
BROOKELAND — Berkley pro John Cox, of DeBary, Florida, already had an impressive resume — four career victories, two runner-up finishes in the FLW Angler of the Year race and the 2016 FLW Cup Championship. Sunday in Texas, Cox added another accolade to the FLW record books.
The tale of the tape is official on an enormous Texas desert mule deer shot last fall by Greg Simons of San Angelo. Not surprisingly, the final Boone & Crockett score on the free-ranging Culberson County buck is quite high.
It’s just about game time on select river systems across Texas, and things are setting up for some serious fishing fun over the next few months. If this year is like most, opening kickoff on some playing fields could come as late as Valentine’s Day or as early as Super Bowl Sunday, possibly …
The lunker bunkers at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center opened for business on Jan. 1. Not surprisingly, Tony Owens and his crew are anxiously awaiting their first finny customer of 2020.
Most seasoned deer hunters will agree that even the smartest whitetail buck can be pretty dumb when he’s got girls on his mind. Among other things, a spike in testosterone can make an otherwise wary buck go places he normally would not go and do things he normally would not do.
Texas’ 2019-20 general season for whitetail deer rolls to a close on Jan. 5 in the state’s North Zone and Jan. 19 in the South Zone, but interested hunters can still take advantage of special “late” deer seasons that allow for muzzleloader-only, youth-only or antlerless/unbranched antler buc…
Christmas came early in the country this year as I took delivery of my first-ever Henry rifle shortly after Thanksgiving. It probably won’t be the last.
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently detected in a free-ranging, 5 1/2-year-old whitetail doe between Del Rio and Amistad Reservoir in far southwest Texas, according to recent reports from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Departement. TPWD says it is the first confirmed case of the disea…
Huntington-based Stanley Jigs recently celebrated 40 years in the lure making business. To hear company founder Lonnie Stanley tell it, time flies when you’re having fun and helping others reel in the big ones.
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP), which includes establishing fees for participation in the MLDP and clarifying existing program provisions.
Crappie fishermen headed to Lake Fork and Lake O’ the Pines in East Texas this winter are reminded of a special “no cull” regulation on those lakes that prohibits the release of any crappie between Dec. 1 and Feb. 28, 2020.
I don’t know how your deer season has gone this fall, but many Texas hunters and most wildlife experts will agree that it has been one heck of a ride thus far.
Texas deer seasons are just about always good, but this one may turn out to be one for the record books for Greg Simons of San Angelo.
- County extends disaster declaration another 35 days
- First case of COVID-19 in Angelina County confirmed
- 100 patients tested for COVID-19 so far in Angelina County
- City tightens restrictions on COVID-19 emergency declaration
- Lufkin, Angelina County declare local disaster, set $1,000 fine, jail time for those who violate regulations
- City extends disaster declaration indefinitely
- STALLARD: Heartbreak wasn’t one of the listed symptoms
- COVID-19 confirmed in Nacogdoches
- COVID-19 briefs
- Man who visited Lufkin tests positive for COVID-19