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First 2017 Toyota ShareLunker collected at Marine Creek Lake

ATHENS — Fort Worth angler Ryder Wicker caught the first Toyota ShareLunker of the 2017 season Feb. 10 at Marine Creek Lake. But this wasn’t the only “first” he checked off the list...

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Tee Up! Where Can You Golf Around Lake LBJ?

Located just sixty miles west of Austin, Lake LBJ is a Hill Country gem perfect for a weekend getaway. If you enjoy golfing, there is no shortage of options near the lake. We’ve rounded up a list of...

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Lake LBJ workday

With days remaining until the Lower Colorado River Authority begins raising Lake LBJ to its normal level, the city of Granite Shoals parks committee is calling for one more work day, Feb. 11, to prep the parks...

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Sometimes it's better to stay at home

It may not feel much like winter now, but you can count on it getting cold again before we have a real spring. Hunters and anglers who use small boats to chase their game of choice should keep an eye on the...

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10 Camping Essentials to Pack for the Weekend

Camping has been a popular hobby ever since- well, ever since we began living in houses! Somewhere along the way, a genius decided to mobilize the comforts of his home, and set out into the wilderness. We can...

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Staying Warm on the Lake in the Winter

Texas winters can be quite fickle. While Spring arrives in March, our region has been known to endure “arctic blasts,” well into April! So if you’re heading into the great outdoors, be...

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Cormorants and Otters - fish preators

If you ask lake managers and fish farmers to name dreaded predators that severely damage fisheries, most will say double-crested cormorants (water turkey) and otters. Cormorants are found from southern Alaska...

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Changes to ShareLunker program

Craig Bonds, new director of inland fisheries for Texas Parks and Wildlife, has begun some tweaking he thinks will help keep anglers involved and lead to even more big bass in Texas lakes. “The program...

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Lake level should start dropping Jan. 2

The Lower Colorado River Authority plans to lower the water levels on Lake Austin and Lake LBJ for six weeks starting on January 2. This is to allow property owners the opportunity to repair and maintain...

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Tim Webb says he got "lucky"

Around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 22, Tim Webb got an early Christmas gift. He was fishing from the shoreline of Sunrise Beach when he felt a tug on the end of his line. He set the hook and proceeded to reel reeled in...

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Ring in the New Year on the Lake

Avoid the big-city crowds downtown, and ring in the New Year on Lake LBJ! There are several events to attend—the hardest part is deciding what you’re in the mood for! Wild Cave Tour The perfect...

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Austin Boat Show and Travel Trailer Show

The Austin Boat and Travel Trailer Show returns to central Texas promising fun for the whole family. New for 2017, the show will include a children's activity area featuring kid-fishing, providing a boat-load...

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Let's All Pledge to Shop Locally in 2017

I believe we all understand the multiple benefits to shopping locally for goods and services. As I wish you a Happy New Year, let me also encourage you to keep this in mind in 2017. If you are considering...

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Celebrating the Holidays by the Lake

The holidays in Austin are unlike the holidays anywhere else. While some people are shivering in the cold and trying to plow through the snow, Austinites are busy celebrating in their own way. If keeping...

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Go catch some bass this weekend

Texas lakes are noted for pretty good bass fishing. Fall temperatures usually mean cooling water temps which will put the bass feeding, getting ready for the coming colder months of winter. How about some...

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5 Essential Tips for Camping in the Winter

Winter camping… you either enjoy it, or avoid it! Here in Central Texas, we rarely see temperatures drop below freezing. When we prepare for winter, we can count on being slightly inconvenienced by a...

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Do You Need to Winterize Your Boat?

Winters in Austin are mild, so it’s tempting to think that you don’t have to bother with winterizing your boat. But it can take just a day or two of one hard freeze to potentially damage your...

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Spooktacular Fun on the Lake

Boo! Oh, sorry - did I scare you? I only meant to grab your attention before Halloween gets here and you miss some spooktacular fun on the lake! From nearby pumpkin patches to decorative camping - if...

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Good hunting projected if you are in the right place

Quail season opens tomorrow, Oct. 29, in Texas. “It’s been a long time since we’ve had as many quail in some parts of Texas as we have seen this year,” said Robert Perez, upland game...

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Boating Safety - Kayaking and Kill Switches

Texas boating fatalities generally involve an inattentive skipper driving too fast, but nearly half of the 12 boating related fatalities documented through June involved paddle craft, mostly...

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Hi: 66

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Lo: 57

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Water Level on 2/27: 824.55 (-0.45)