Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Oct 17, 2013

Hunting, Fishing Licenses Unavailable Saturday Night

Hunting, Fishing Licenses Unavailable Saturday Night

State officials say no hunting and fishing licenses will be available for purchase between 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. the following morning because the licensing system will be down for maintenance.

Jun 20, 2013

Zebra Mussels Found at Lewisville Lake

Zebra Mussels Found at Lewisville Lake

Invasive and ever-problematic zebra mussels have been found at a fourth North Texas lake, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says Thursday.

Jun 4, 2013

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Kevin Fowler Promotes Texas Water Conservation

Texas Parks and Wildlife is launching a campaign to promote water conservation this summer.

May 30, 2013

Angler, Wooly Bugger Snares Record Texas Catfish

Angler, Wooly Bugger Snares Record Texas Catfish

An angler from Athens won't have to exaggerate when he tells his story about his greatest catch -- he has a state record to prove it.

May 24, 2013

Joe Pool Lake Prepares for Big Crowds

Joe Pool Lake Prepares for Big Crowds

About 30,000 people are expected to pack the parks surrounding Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie over the Memorial Day weekend -- and some are getting there early to beat the rush.

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.

Top Stories
Dallas Judge: Treat Ebola Contacts with 'Dignity, Respect'

Dallas Judge: Treat Ebola Contacts with 'Dignity, Respect'

Dallas officials ask the public to treat the 43 people, including five children, taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday with "dignity and respect."

Woman Burned Setting Estranged Husband's Car on Fire

Woman Burned Setting Estranged Husband's Car on Fire

Authorities say a Bexar County woman slashed the tires of her estranged husband's vehicle before pouring gasoline on it and lighting it on fire.

Police: Daughters Find Couple Fatally Shot

Police: Daughters Find Couple Fatally Shot

Houston police say they're investigating the deaths of a couple as a murder-suicide after their daughters discovered their bodies.

NHTSA Urges Drivers to Take Action on Airbag Recall

NHTSA Urges Drivers to Take Action on Airbag Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata air bags.

Early Voting Begins, Davis Casts Ballot

Early Voting Begins, Davis Casts Ballot

Democrat Wendy Davis has cast her ballot and says she'll be the next Texas governor if her voters turn out.

Texas State Fair Sets Food, Ride Sales Record

Texas State Fair Sets Food, Ride Sales Record

Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold.