Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

May 16, 2013

18-Year-Old Texan Bags Biggest Gator On Record in Texas

18-Year-Old Texan Bags Biggest Gator On Record in Texas

Braxton Bielski now has the distinction of hunting and bagging a 800-pound, 14-foot, 2-inch

alligator during a public hunt on James E. Daughtrey Wildlife Management Area.

May 8, 2013

Mercury Levels Prompt Coastal Fish Warning

Mercury Levels Prompt Coastal Fish Warning

State health officials have raised mercury concerns in advising some people not to eat or to limit consumption of certain fish caught off the Texas coast.

Nov 3, 2012

Deer Season Should be Good for Texas Hunters

Deer Season Should be Good for Texas Hunters

Saturday marks the start of the 2012 deer season and experts think it'll be a good one for hunters.

Aug 1, 2012

Bass Fishing Makes a Splash at High Schools

Bass Fishing Makes a Splash at High Schools

Flower Mound High School added a bass fishing club team this year, and the sport is gaining popularity across the state.

Jul 25, 2012

Blue-Green Algae Closes Some Texoma Beaches

Blue-Green Algae Closes Some Texoma Beaches

Visitors are no longer allowed on the sand at some Lake Texoma beaches.

Jul 19, 2012

Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Ray Roberts

Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Ray Roberts

Texas Parks and Wildlife released the disturbing news Thursday that invasive zebra mussels have been found in Lake Ray Roberts.

Aug 18, 2013
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By Elvira Sakmari

Your Big Catch

MoshPix: Check out photos of North Texans and their big catch of the day. See Full Gallery

Jul 11, 2014
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By Greg Janda

Share Your Squirrels

NBC 5 viewers share their photos of North Texas squirrels. See Full Gallery

Mar 2, 2012

Man Catches 82-lb Catfish at Lake Tawakoni

Man Catches 82-lb Catfish at Lake Tawakoni

A Texas angler appears to have set a new record for the largest catfish caught in Lake Tawakoni using a rod and reel.

Mar 1, 2012

Texas Drought Tweaking Bird Migrations

Texas Drought Tweaking Bird Migrations

Scientists believe unusual bird migrations are due to a lack of food and habitat in Texas for migratory birds.

Top Stories
DPD Checking Officer's Actions Before Chase, Shooting

DPD Checking Officer's Actions Before Chase, Shooting

Miesha Kilson feels abandoned by a Dallas officer after a police chase Monday morning along U.S. Highway 175 ended with a crash and an officer fatally shooting a man in Pleasant Grove.

Big-Rig Fire Closes NB I-35W in FW

Big-Rig Fire Closes NB I-35W in FW

A vehicle fire has closed northbound Interstate 35W near Basswood Boulevard Thursday morning.

Frisco Man Arrested in Grandmother's Death

Frisco Man Arrested in Grandmother's Death

A Frisco man suspected in the fatal stabbing of his 85-year-old grandmother in her northern Illinois home has been arrested.

Dad Acquitted in Slaying of Driver Who Killed Sons

Dad Acquitted in Slaying of Driver Who Killed Sons

A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an crash that killed the man's two sons.

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

Venomous Caterpillar Encounters on the Rise

At first glance, they may look harmless. But the fat, furry caterpillars known as puss, or asp, caterpillars commonly found in North Texas come with a warning: their fur is venomous.

Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Dallas police say an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man after witnessing an incident where another man was found dead.