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
Accused Killer Now Charged With Killing Wife

Accused Killer Now Charged With Killing Wife

A Dallas man initially charged in the fatal shooting of a passenger in his car has now been accused of killing his wife.

NFL, Union Agree to New Drug Policy

NFL, Union Agree to New Drug Policy

The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing.

Saldaña's ICE Chief Confirmation Hearing Today

Saldaña's ICE Chief Confirmation Hearing Today

Dallas-based U.S. Attorney Sarah Saldaña will go through a confirmation hearing today.

DART Adds Service for State Fair of Texas

DART Adds Service for State Fair of Texas

Dallas Area Rapid Transit has announced additional rail service in preparation for the State Fair of Texas, which opens Sept. 26.

Texas Police K-9 Found Dead in Patrol Car

Texas Police K-9 Found Dead in Patrol Car

A Texas police department is mourning a devastating loss after a K-9 was found dead in the back of a patrol car last Friday.

Auto Wrecks With at Least 3 Fatalities On the Rise

Auto Wrecks With at Least 3 Fatalities On the Rise

The number of auto accidents involving three or more deaths has more than doubled in Texas since 2010, with more fatalities occurring along roads seeing increased traffic because of the oil and gas boom.