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National Fishing Day June 6 At Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS, Texas — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens will kick off National Fishing and Boating Week by making a family fishing trip affordable with free admission for kids 12 and under plus free fishing for the whole family and free hot dogs and drinks from 9:00 a.m. to…


TPWD Increases License, Boat Registration Fees

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved increases to hunting and fishing licenses, as well as boat titling and registration fees. Most fees will increase by five percent and the increases take effect with the 2009-2010 license year, starting this fall for recreational hunting and fishing…


Choke Canyon ShareLunker Breaks Drought

ATHENS, Texas — The dry spell is over. Three weeks passed during the height of the big bass season without a single entry into the ShareLunker program, but that ended April 9 when Dennis Segner of Fredericksburg caught a 13.17-pound largemouth from Choke Canyon Reservoir. Segner’s fish became the 16th…


This Big One Didn’t Get Away

Latest ShareLunker is one of a kind, and a heart-warming story too ATHENS, Texas—ShareLunker program manager David Campbell often says anglers who donate big bass to the program are the best conservationists in Texas, and that statement is backed up by what happened at Lake Fork Saturday. Guide James Caldemeyer…


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…


Choke Canyon Gives Up Seventh ShareLunker

15.45-pound bass is also new lake record ATHENS, Texas—Brad Bookmyer of Leander had his fishing trip cut short January 21, but he was happy about it. After hooking two fish so big he could not turn them and keep them from getting off the hook, he landed a 15.45-pound largemouth…


14 Jan 2009 – Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Goose hunting has been very good, especially with colder temperatures. Limits of Canada geese have been taken over corn and wheat. Snow geese have been cooperating over salt and pepper spreads. Goose…


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…


State-Fish Art Contest Aims to Draw Student Interest in Texas

ATHENS, Texas-Deadline for entering the Texas State-Fish Art Contest is March 31, and students and teachers should take time now to review the contest rules and regulations. Texas students who enter the contest can win prizes of up to $1,000. Entries are judged in three grade-level divisions: 4-6, 7-9 and…