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Cleanup Efforts Underway at Fire-blackened Bastrop State Park in Texas

BASTROP – Bastrop State Park will be closed through at least October as Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel continue to douse hot spots on the mostly-burned property and begin assessing damage as well as developing a plan to get the park reopened to the public. Tuesday, a week after…


Catfish in Lake Fork? Who Knew?

ATHENS—Stan Kuhn knew. So did Kenneth Jones. Both Lake Fork fishing guides have been putting clients on Lake Fork’s plentiful blue, channel and flathead catfish for years. Most people think of big bass when they think of Lake Fork, and for good reason. The lake has produced 246 of the…


Outlook Fair for Spring Turkey Season in Texas

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, resulting in fewer gobblers on the ground. The good news is 2007 produced a bumper crop of birds and that carryover of mature toms in South Texas…


‘Take Me Fishing 101’ Videos Help New Anglers Gear Up

AUSTIN, Texas — You walk into a sporting goods store and see a row of fishing poles hanging from a shelf.  All of them look the same, and you become so overwhelmed that you leave in frustration.  You’ve always wanted to pick up the sport but don’t really know where…


Shark ID and Regulation Workshops Slated for Coastal Cities in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department coastal fisheries biologists will host five workshops in late June and early July to help anglers navigate new shark regulations that go into effect Sept. 1, 2009. The new regulations increase the minimum total length for most shark species from 24 inches…


Amazing Lake Conroe Does It Again

Fourth ShareLunker of the year comes from lake ATHENS, Texas—The water temperature may be only 61 degrees, but Lake Conroe is on fire. Thursday afternoon the lake just north of Houston churned out its fourth ShareLunker of the current season, a 13.8-pound largemouth bass caught by Renee Linderoth of Conroe….


$2.9 Million in Boat Ramp Grants Approved by TPW Commission

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today approved $2,922,255 to fund 13 boat ramp repair and renovation projects around the state. A total of 16 boat ramp grant applications requesting a total of $4,914,244 in matching funds were received. The State Boating Access Program was authorized in…


Texas the State of Flowing Water Video Documentary To Air Feb. 12

AUSTIN, Texas — The one-hour video documentary Texas the State of Flowing Water will air at 8 p.m. central time, Thursday, Feb. 12 on all Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations in Texas. It is the fourth in an award-winning series of water resource documentaries produced by Texas Parks and Wildlife…


January Texas Coastal Scoping Meetings to Cover Flounder, Shark, Reef Fish, Kayak Guide Proposals

DICKINSON, Texas — The Coastal Fisheries Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a series of five public scoping meetings Jan. 6-15 in various communities to discuss potential changes to Texas fishery regulations. At the meetings TPWD will be scoping several items for the upcoming 2009 statewide hunting…


TPWD Sets Scoping Meeting To Air Grayson County Deer Issues

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has been considering a proposal to open a general firearms deer season in Grayson County. A public scoping meeting to gather additional feedback will be held in Grayson County on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at Grayson County College’s Center for Work…