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White-tailed Deer Hunters Can Look Forward to a Favorable 2020-21 Season

Well distributed and timely precipitation across much of Texas in the spring, along with positive long-term growth among the state’s white-tailed deer population, has set the stage for a favorable...

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Dock Talk -- Set the Hook or Not

A new bass fishing angler asks the age-old question when fishing a plastic worm; should he set the hook immediately when he feels a bump or wait a second before setting the hook. My learning curve in fishing...

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Boating Safety

Many Texans are taking advantage of sunshine on the state’s waterways this July 4th Weekend. Compared to this time last year, drownings are up more than 30 percent, so the Texas Parks and Wildlife...

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Public Hunt Drawings

Start making plans for the upcoming hunting season - apply for Drawn Hunts now. The Public Hunt Drawing System provides opportunities to apply for a wide variety of high-quality hunts across the state,...

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Trophy Catfish Lakes

Four options being considered for changes to catfish regulations, based on the observation that more anglers are willing to release fish to catch trophy fish. Options are: one for quality fisheries; one for...

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Drifting For Catfish

It’s getting to be that time of the year again when drifting for catfish works great on any lake that has a good population of catfish, and that just about includes all of lakes in Texas. Some of the...

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Flukes For Bass in Late June

A creative angler is always looking for the edge that will help him or her catch more fish. Take for example the popular Fluke manufactured by Zoom. Fluke baits are long, narrow plastic bass lures with a soft,...

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National Fishing & Boating Week; Free Fishing Saturday, June 6

National Fishing and Boating Week will take place June 6-14th, 2020. On Saturday, June 6, anyone can fish recreationally without a license in Texas. Boating and Fishing are fun, stress-relieving activities...

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Evinrude Outboard Engines are History

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), maker of Evinrude Outboard engines, announced May 27, 2020 it will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines. BRP says it remains committed...

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Check the Trash Barrels

After a good day on the lake, your putting everything in the right place, making sure the boat is secure. A part of my end of trip ritual was gathering up all the used or discarded soft plastic worms,...

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Tournaments Returning to Texas Lakes With Some Adjustments

The Tournaments are beginning to return to Texas lakes, but with revised dates and "social distancing" instructions. The following information are rules set by Bass Champs (May 16 Lake LBJ) and Outlaw...

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Crappie on the Move

According to the fishing reports, crappie fishing is rated good in just about all the lakes in Texas. Terry Sympson at Jackson Hill Marina on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recently reported that 16 year old Kobe Shird...

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Texas State Parks Reopen for Day-Use April 20, 2020

AUSTIN—Texas State Parks will begin reopening for day-use only April 20 as part of a broader effort to begin reopening the state of Texas. Per Governor Abbott’s direction, new restrictions in...

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Local Angler's Blue Catfish Sets a New Record

Nathan Dicken amd his 10-year-old son Braxton are pretty good anglers. Both of them together were out on Marble Falls, April 12, the date Nathan hooked up with the big blue catfish. Lake Marble Falls is part...

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50 Top Bass in Sharelunker Program

Spring is tradtionaly the best time of the year to catch a trophy bass in Texas. The following is the top 50 bass caught in Texas and shared with Texas Parks & Wild Life ShareLunker Program.Rank-Water...

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Thunder, Lightning and a Nasty Virus

It’s April, and if you are angler, you need to be out fishing, no matter whether your quarry is bass, crappie, catfish, speckled trout, redfish … etc. It’s just good time to go fishing,...

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Texas State Parks to Close to Public Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday, April 7 issued orders to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to close all state parks and historic sites to further help distance Texans...

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Texas Fishing and Hunting Seasons Have Not Been Cancelled

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued an executive order implementing a protocol for "essential services and activities" amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including fishing and hunting in the list. The executive...

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In a Word, It Should Be Good, Or As Biologists Tend To Say -- "Average."

Jason Hardin, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department biologist, provided the following notes on spring turkey season overall, including where to hunt and when: “The Edwards Plateau has always been the...

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Commission Meeting Cancelled

Amid growing public health concerns, the March meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Commission previously scheduled for March 25-26 has been cancelled. All agenda items have been postponed until the...

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