June 25 National Catfish Day

June 25 National Catfish Day

 

 

 

 

ETX- East Texans are well acquainted with the bottom feeder, known as the the whiskerfish. Area residents have enjoyed catfishing and the fish fry feast they make for many years.In East Texas, Toledo Bend, Tawakoni, Richland-Chambers, Livingston, Palestine, Cedar Creek, Conroe … Read More

Hitchhiker Stopped at Local Gas Station

Hitchhiker Stopped at Local Gas Station

ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist Robert J. Mauk of Wichita Falls tells how a routine refueling stop at a gas station turned into something quite out of the ordinary.… Read More

East Texas’ Premier Taxidermy Studio

East Texas’ Premier Taxidermy Studio

The Sportsman’s Memory Shop

GRAPELAND- Taxidermy has been around for centuries. Saving trophies has always been one of man’s favorite pastimes. The Sportman’s Memory Shop in Grapeland, Texas has been helping hunters preserve their trophies since 1980, and has become East Texas’ premier taxidermy. Bobby … Read More

TPWD Plants Native Vegetation in Lake Palestine

TPWD Plants Native Vegetation in Lake Palestine

Project aims to improve fish habitat, water quality

ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries crews recently completed the first phase of a project to establish native aquatic vegetation in Lake Palestine.… Read More

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on sale Aug. 15

Hunting, Fishing Licenses on sale Aug. 15


Austin —
 Current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31, and new licenses for 2012-2013 will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 15.… Read More