Fisherman recovers giant squid off Matagorda coast (VIDEO)
MATAGORDA, TX (KTRK) — A rare find for a young, experienced fisherman proves exciting for researchers across the country. Michael Belvin, 25, and his friends were returning from a fishing trip on Sunday when something caught their eye in the water. “It looked like a white trash bag in... Read more
Mountain lion: Boy in California dragged off by mountain lion, rescued by dad (VIDEO)
A six-year-old boy was hiking with his family and friends when a mountain lion seemingly came out of nowhere and jumped the boy. The creature started to drag him off by his head as horrified family members and friends watched. The boy’s father and another man fought the animal... Read more
Toyota ShareLunker Season Begins October 1
ATHENS—The 29th season of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker program will begin October 1. Anyone legally catching a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass from Texas waters, public or private, between October 1 and April 30 may submit the fish to the Toyota ShareLunker program. Fish... Read more
Hunting feral hogs is fun, helps the environment
As I sat down today to whip out some words of wisdom or jest about the outdoors I started a search in one of my reference files which contains all sort of information that I have gathered over the years. My reference files are full of stories and notes... Read more
Major Restaurant Chain to Gun Owners: We Respect Your Rights, but Leave Your Firearms at Home
Panera Bread is asking customers not to bring firearms into its locations, becoming the latest company to take an anti-gun stance in an attempt to “preserve the environment we are working to create for our guests and associates.” The new policy asks that no one other than law enforcement... Read more
Texas Coast feeling the bite of mosquito hatch
From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us. The recent hatch of the bloodsucking pests has everyone in Galveston County screaming... Read more
Alligator hunting season opens in Texas
The fall alligator hunting season opens this week, marking the start of a lucrative few weeks for some in core Texas counties. Hunters sometimes catch upwards of $10,000 worth in one day in the Southern states, with meat, hides and heads all being sold.  The whole industry is estimated... Read more
Deer Hold Up Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge (VIDEO)
A pair of prancing deer took a wrong turn somewhere last Friday and ended up on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the deer were first reported to Highway Patrol officers at 5:24 p.m. The confused critters held up traffic for a short while... Read more