August is National Catfish Month

August is National Catfish Month

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.… Read More

Texas Early Migratory Seasons Set for Dove, Teal and Canada Geese

Texas Early Migratory Seasons Set for Dove, Teal and Canada Geese

July 27, 2011– The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service SRC (Service Regulation Committee) has approved the 2011-2012 Texas early migratory game bird seasons, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide for dove, a 16-day early season … Read More

Neches Wilderness Canoe Race

Neches Wilderness Canoe Race- For twenty years, water enthusiasts from across the nation and the world have gathered in Palestine to participate in the “toughest little canoe race” in existence in order to raise scholarship funds for the students of the Trinity Valley Community College Palestine campus. The increasing popularity … Read More

Perch Jerking: An East Texas Past Time

Perch Jerking: An East Texas Past Time- Perch jerking is an East Texas past time. The Pineywoods is a prime location for dabbling along the banks of lakes, rivers, and creeks. “Perch” is the common catchall term for the various panfish found in local freshwater drainages.… Read More