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Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

More than half of Texas' 254 counties are under a burn ban.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Massive Hammerhead Shark Caught Off Texas Coast

Massive Hammerhead Shark Caught Off Texas Coast

Photos show a Texas man posing with a giant hammerhead shark he caught in Corpus Christi. The man says he had trouble getting the 14-foot, 400-pound shark back in the water, and it died.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Why Parker County Peach Festival is the Best

Why Parker County Peach Festival is the Best

The big event in Parker County this weekend is the annual peach festival, which draws thousands each year. Hutton Fruit Farm, one of the peach suppliers for the festival, explained why Parker County is...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Surveys Show Lesser-Prairie Chicken Numbers Are Trending Up

Surveys Show Lesser-Prairie Chicken Numbers Are Trending Up

A grouse that has been the focus of an ongoing legal battle over whether it warrants federal protection has seen its numbers increase by nearly 30 percent over the past year.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Recreational Red Snapper Season Opens Friday

Recreational Red Snapper Season Opens Friday

Recreational red snapper season open in federal waters Friday, June 1 off Texas and Alabama for anglers after the popular sport and table fish.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Good News for Central Texas Peach Crop

Good News for Central Texas Peach Crop

It was a long, cold winter — at least in Texas terms — and that's good news for this year's Hill Country peach harvest.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

South Texas Man Cited for Hunting Rattlesnakes

South Texas Man Cited for Hunting Rattlesnakes

Texas Game Wardens in far south Texas cited a man they said repeatedly hunts for rattlesnakes.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Father, Son Cited in Game Warden's Driveway

Father, Son Cited in Game Warden's Driveway

A North Texas game warden did not have to go very far to issue a hunting citation. An Ellis County game warden was called by a ranch manager who said two people were shooting into his pasture from a county...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

New Hunting Regulations Released for 2018-19

New Hunting Regulations Released for 2018-19

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new hunting regulations for 2018-19 including changes to dove, deer and turkey seasons.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

Fish Lengths, Limits Changed for 2018-19 Season

Fish Lengths, Limits Changed for 2018-19 Season

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new fishing regulations for 2018-19 for largemouth bass and king mackerel.

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