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Spring camping events set for Houston area
HOUSTON – Texas Outdoor Family, a Texas State Park family camping program, will host spring and summer family camping workshops at Brazos Bend, Huntsville and Galveston Island state parks to teach families the basics of camping and enjoying the great outdoors. The overnight programs provide a low-cost weekend to... Read more
Hoping to add to the pile of more than 33,449 derelict crab traps hauled from Texas bays since 2002, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  officials are gearing up for the 14th annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program  Feb. 21 to March 2. During this 10-day period, all Texas... Read more
This shark really gets around. A one-ton great white shark looks to be making its way back north, after yesterday making a beeline toward Canaveral National Seashore. By 3:45 p.m. today, the shark dubbed “Katharine” was tracked back off Flagler Beach, swimming roughly 35 miles north from near Port... Read more
Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 8. Throughout the day, experienced fly-tiers will be demonstrating and teaching fly-tying in the Anglers Pavilion on a one-on-one... Read more
More than two dozen Eastern wild turkeys from Tennessee and Missouri will call the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area home as of today, thanks to the efforts of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The birds were captured earlier this week and transported... Read more
My late uncle Jackie Moore used to tell a story about seeing a micro-sized whitetail buck cross the road when he was headed out to a deer lease near San Saba, TX. He said it was a fully-developed buck with a nice rack but was about half the height of... Read more
As Australians flocked to the beaches at the height of a hot Southern Hemisphere summer, a commercial fisherman hired for the task hauled in a 10-foot tiger shark caught on a baited line. The fisherman shot the shark in the head four times with a .22-caliber rifle off the... Read more
The Kalashnikov Group has signed an exclusive contract with the Russian Weapon Company (RWC) to supply up to 200,000 guns to North America annually. It should boost sales in the world’s biggest civil weapons markets, while sales in Russia are shrinking. According to the five-year agreement, the RWC Group... Read more