Clean Your Boat – Save Your Lake

Clean Your Boat – Save Your Lake

ATHENS — Invasive species, plants or animals that find their way to new places they don’t belong and cause economic, environmental or ecological damage, have wreaked havoc throughout the U.S. A couple of well-known examples are the lamprey invasion of the Great Lakes … Read More

TPWD Re-Launches Zebra Mussel Awareness Campaign

TPWD Re-Launches Zebra Mussel Awareness Campaign

North Texas Boaters asked to Clean, Drain and Dry

AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife and a coalition of partners are re-launching a public awareness campaign to coincide with the start of boating season and a new regulation that took effect this month asking … Read More

Falcon, Fork Produce Toyota ShareLunkers

Falcon, Fork Produce Toyota ShareLunkers

ATHENS—Perennial big-bass lakes Falcon and Fork each produced a Toyota ShareLunker over the weekend.

Falcon started the ball rolling March 16 with a 14.39-pounder, the biggest fish entered into the program so far this season. Gary Wingate of Amarillo caught the fish in 12 … Read More

ShareLunker Program Coordinator to Retire

ShareLunker Program Coordinator to Retire

ATHENS—David L. Campbell, coordinator of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s ShareLunker program, will retire at the end of March.

Campbell has worked for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for 46 years. He was inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2011.… Read More