Discovery of salvinia on Fork and Palestine is not good news

Summer fishing ended with a bang in Northeast Texas. Well maybe it was more of an explosion, and not in a good way. As October turned to November, reports came in from both Lake Fork and Lake Palestine of giant salvinia infestations, followed by confirmed sightings of zebra mussels on Richland-Chambers Reservoir and Lake Livingston. Giant…

Hunting and fishing friends are special because they get it

This is the time of year everyone looks at their checklist of things to be thankful for. If you are a fisherman or a hunter, somewhere on that list is going to be partners that are just as much into fishing and hunting as you are. Others just don’t get that distant glare that pops up in a hunter’s eye about Sept. 1 or how silent a fisherman

Young hunter's first buck makes a surprise visit to the stand

Most hunters will say they like having game cameras out because of the advanced knowledge of what might be coming to their stand, but they can take away the excitement of that surprising buck that just wanders in. That is what happened for Chloe Howard, a 12-year-old Bullard hunter who spent the opening morning of the youth-only season in a

Young hunter's first buck as good as it gets

After seeing the buck lying on the ground, J.J. Idrogo had a few words for his father. “Dad, I would not have handed me the gun,” said the 11-year-old Tyler hunter. The young hunter had just taken his first buck and only his second deer. It was not just any buck, though. It was a 17-point trophy by anyone’s standards. It was the second

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