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Memorial Day weekend in Texas long has signaled the start of summer across the state, bringing with it thought of fishing, camping and other outdoors excursions. Here are your holiday listings for things to do, places to go and how to plan a last-second trip to some of our...
The timing is epic, the conditions are perfect and the stage is primed for crappie fishing in Texas. For thousands of anglers looking to snap out of winter’s clutches and make others green with envy this St. Patrick’s Day, it’s time to spring forward and enjoy a crappie day on...
With the spring spawn cranking up in many areas of the state, hundreds of anglers likely have handled big largemouth bass. And while the creatures remain resilient in the water, they often are mishandled by folks when the camera comes out or when being stashed in a livewell. The ShareLunker...
As the youngster carefully cranked the Zebco, the jack-in-the-box anticipation took hold that accompanies bass fishing in Texas. He knew something might happen. It was just a matter of when. And how loud. The pale, gray Slug-Go at the end of the line fluttered and twitched as it skittered along the surface...
Lake Austin has received plenty of attention in recent years as the 1,600-acre body of water has become among the top largemouth bass fishing locales in Texas. The lake produced Toyota ShareLunker 548 on Wednesday when Round Rock angler Colin Pack landed the bass while fishing in a Texas Tournament...
Did you know there’s only one natural lake in Texas? I bet you didn’t. And even if you knew that fact, you probably couldn’t name Caddo Lake – the somewhat mysterious, cypress-infested body of water straddling the Texas-Louisiana border northeast of Marshall – as the lone native fishing spot in the...
When it comes down to it, fishing is like any other pursuit: you're going to have to deal with the good, the bad and the ugly -- just hopefully not all at once. Here's a fish tale that's not all that uncommon as anglers jockey for position with others in...
Lake Fork has produced more big largemouth bass than any other body of water in Texas history, adding to its Toyota ShareLunker haul Sunday night with another fish exceeding 13 pounds. Randall E. Claybourne of Tulsa, Okla., was fishing alone in 15 feet of water in the east arm of...
Years ago Texans had to drive to New Mexico or Colorado to catch a rainbow trout. But that was then. These days, anglers can enjoy trout fishing right here in the Lone Star State. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will be stocking hundreds of thousands of hatchery-reared rainbow trout...
There’s an epidemic sweeping the nation’s lakes and rivers, and though it’s not bacterial or viral in nature, the pain from this particular affliction can take root and resonate for days or even weeks in extreme cases. There’s no telling when the scenario might play out, but the more time...