2 sharks caught in Potomac River, no they were not members of congress (VIDEO)
DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG For the second time in three years, fishermen in southern Maryland have pulled in a shark from the most unlikely place — the Potomac River. Actually they caught two sharks. They got caught in fishing nets about 200 yards away from the swimming... Read more
Texas State High School Bass Fishing Championship Headed to Lake LBJ
WHAT:   The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Texas State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Texas. WHEN:              Saturday, March 21,... Read more
BREAKING: BATFE Released a Comment About the Proposed M855 Ban/ NO Ban at this time
At least 80,000 people have so far commented and told the BATFE what they think of the proposed ban. The BATFE issued the following statement: Thank you for your interest in ATF’s proposed framework for determining whether certain projectiles are “primarily intended for sporting purposes” within the meaning of... Read more
Angler Reels in Massive 38-pound Brown Trout in Arkansas Waters
It may not be a state record, but it is close. On February 27, Calvin Johnston caught a 38-pound, seven-ounce brown trout from the White River near Cotter, Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, it is the largest brown trout ever caught from that river, and the... Read more
3 mammoth bass caught in Texas lakes in one afternoon
Though seemingly most of the state that wasn’t covered in ice this weekend was deluged by rain, three anglers in East Texas managed to reel in monster fish as part of Texas’ ShareLunker Program. The biggest of the three was a 15.18 pound bass caught by Shannon Elvington on... Read more
How are sharks in the Gulf of Mexico eating critters from your backyard?
Tiger sharks are known for their voracious appetites, so researchers aren’t surprised when a big one eats something like a manatee or a sea lion. But woodpeckers, tanagers, yellow throats, king birds, flycatchers, doves? A University of South Alabama scientist who has been studying Gulf of Mexico tiger sharks... Read more
Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Daffy Duck Hunters An Upshur County game warden and a Wood County game warden investigated an anonymous tip about two duck hunters shooting a 10-man limit of ducks at an unknown location one morning.... Read more
Be a Part of a Texas Law Enforcement Legend
Applications now being accepted for 60th game warden cadet class AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with application to the 60th Texas Game Warden Cadet class now open through April 30. “We are excited for the opportunity... Read more