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Draft Catfish Management Plan available for review
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s draft catfish management plan is now available for public review and comment. The document details the department’s overall plans for expanding and enhancing the state’s second-most popular fishery. It may be viewed at http://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/nonpwdpubs/media/catfish_plan_draft.pdf . “We invite the public to give us feedback on... Read more
Toyota Texas Bass Classic spotlights commitment to sport fishing and the state
It costs a professional angler anywhere from $80,000 to $100,000 to participate in a year of professional bass angling. That’s a big number by anyone’s reckoning, and whether you win the big tournaments or not, it takes you away from home for about one-third of the year. No matter... Read more
First Response Team and RAM Truck aid in active flood relief
When a flood-damaged house is opened for the first time, it is the smell that hits you. There is no simple way to describe the combination of earthiness, sewage and debris that has seeped through the seams and pores after a 40-foot wall of water has assaulted and departed... Read more
Why We’re Spooking Fish (With our Boats)
Here’s a very, very important illustration, which shows how we spook the heck out of fish with our boats. This is a representation of a fish’s lateral line. As you can see in the blow-up box, each of the tiny dots you see on a fish’s flanks, which make... Read more
2016 F-150 offers Pro Trailer Backup Assist System
No matter how often you do it, backing up your pickup to connect with a boat trailer is no fun. Ford recognizes that and, for the 2016 F-150 they are going to offer a backup system that allows you to steer your trailer by turning a knob left or... Read more
PowerPro Maxcuatro
Okay, I’m going to say it right up front: I think the name Maxcuatro is a little funky. But when PowerPro comes out with a new line I’m paying attention, no matter what the heck they call it. I’ve loved PowerPro for years for its super-thin diameter and super-high... Read more
Texas Big Game Awards to Recognize Texas Hunters and Land Stewards
SAN ANTONIO – For 24 years, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA), a partnership of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), has been the leader in recognizing the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife... Read more
Ford recalls almost 400,000 late model vehicles
It has been relatively quiet on the recall front, but that appears to be changing with Ford’s recall of more than 390,000 vehicles for a door latch problem. The company said Friday that the problem may prevent doors from closing properly potentially causing them to open while the vehicle... Read more