The Hunting Club membership was gathered in the large corner booth of Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Cafe on a frigid February morning. Conversation was scattered, moving from fishing to camping to the fact that we were inside drinking coffee instead of hunting.
In honor of Black History Month, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Buffalo Soldiers program celebrated its 25th anniversary with a founder’s event and exhibit unveiling today at the TPWD headquarters building in Austin.
Jason is as much a part of Cedar Creek Lake as the catfish and hybrid stripers that swim the lake’s fertile waters. You see, he grew up on the lake and learned many of the fine points of fishing from his grandfather, Leroy Barber.
More rain in the forecast for the week, but we have had a couple of warmer days and nights. Warmer night time temps are very important because it keeps water temps more stable, and this warms up even more during the day.
The Hunting Club membership was in attendance around the large corner booth in Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Cafe, talking about the wet weather outside and the fact that we needed a new lease.
All good things must come to an end, and so it is with hunting leases.
It looks as if we are about to get even more rain. One thing about it is that most of our lakes are getting good run-off and a lot of freshwater.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Texans are making plans with the special people in their lives. Bring your best two- or four-legged pal to a Texas State Park and experience Valentine’s Day in the outdoors.
We’ve had a couple of pretty good days to be on the water, but it looks like things are going to change with really cold weather and maybe even ice moving in.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recognized two K-9 wardens and two game wardens during today’s meeting for their contributions and efforts supporting the agency mission.
I love cooking outdoors, and through the years I have developed some standard recipes that meet my two requirements — easy and tasty. Although I often prepare these dishes at camps, they can just as easily be cooked at home.
All my life I’ve heard you can pick your friends, but not your relatives. I was lucky with my cousin Roger.
The subject of hunting wild hogs and the waste of fresh pork from harvested hogs is a topic that I’m very passionate about and also one that stirs the emotions of folks.
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports.
Cold and wet weather has kept a lot of fishermen off the lake, except for a few crappie fishermen.
The Hunting Club membership was in full discussion by the time I arrived at Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café on that raw, drizzly morning. As usual, the boys were entrenched in the large round corner booth and those seeing me come through the glass doors waved a hand.
In about a month, white bass anglers will be flocking to streams to enjoy the annual white bass run.
Rains, storms, winds and pressure drops have slowed fishing some, but as the weather settles a little and the pressure becomes more stable, then it will be a good time to be on your favorite area lake or maybe a private pond.
The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Shane Wilson, retired public educator and founder of Fishing’s Future, will be inducted into the hall of fame in 2020.
Doc pointed across the round corner table in Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café.
Ever since I was a boy dunking minnows in Pecan Bayou near our home in Red River County, I dreamed of heading to the wilds of Canada to catch big northern pike, lake trout and walleye. I remember reading all about this fishing wonderland in magazines and back then never dreamed that one day,…