I was visiting my niece and her children when the news broke last week about the possibility of Texas and Oklahoma going to the SEC.
BERRYVILLE — One Shot Retrievers kennel will hold a snake avoidance training clinic for hunting dogs and house pets Aug. 29.
For the second year in a row, the lead up to fall hunting seasons is starting with pre-season hunts for ammunition.
In the summer of 1977, I was finally old enough to get my first job. My first real job, that is.
For close to five hours a few weeks ago, a man in a blue t-shirt sat near the courthouse steps on a lawn chair, getting up to see some sights and talk to people.
It is the first sign that the fall hunting season is just around the corner. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has put out the call for hunters to apply for public hunts around the state.
As the top Little League baseball teams from the state fill close to 1,000 hotel rooms in Tyler this weekend, a lot of talk has been about going to Faulkner Park for the yearly look at best-of-the-best competing.
The brains of men and women couldn’t be more different. I’m sure that by pairing the two, the Good Lord above has had lots of laughs.
One of the conclusive things about the first year of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s bass tracking study on Lake Fork and Toledo Bend Reservoir is that it ran the gamut of weather.
In between partaking in barbecue and celebrating America’s 245th birthday, along with my Patriotic puppy’s fifth, I ventured to the movie theater on the Fourth of July.
I was on LinkedIn recently and a quote caught my attention. It said the seven most expensive words in business are: "We have always done it that way." That quote got me thinking. I'd say the same concept applies in parenting, too.
GLADEWATER — Never underestimate the importance of being quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.
The poor red imported fire ant. It may be the only thing that gets more bad publicity than the wild pig, and certainly more blame.
The good people at the Castle Air Museum in Atwater, Calif., hold a golf tournament to raise money for the popular spot to learn and see the history of military aviation.
Remember when you’d visit family and they’d pull out the slide projector for the three-hour presentation of their trip to Carlsbad Caverns and Dodge City?
The chrome Pop-R hit the water just inches from the bank. Just a twitch of the topwater lure and it looked like a parting of the seas as the big bass swirled on the bait. This was not one of the 1-pounders that had been slapping at bait for the last half-hour. This was a bass.
There are two culinary camps. Those who believe in spicy, and those who don’t.
It was one of those June mornings that make bass fishermen fish. The wind was blowing lightly out of the northeast, just enough to put a ripple on the lake. For four hours it did not matter what lure you threw, a bass was going to take a swipe at it.
What has happened to this great country? We once held high standards for ourselves. But no more.
It is hard to believe but come January it will have been 30 years since Texas last had a new state largemouth bass record.
Planes used to be a means of travel for the rich. You’d see people in the movies or on TV flying first-class with five-course meals, champagne, cloth napkins, cocktails, and a nice restroom at the back of the plane.
SEVEN POINTS — Cedar Creek Lake and Lake Palestine at some points sit within the same county, but when it comes to fishing they are worlds apart.
Park Cities Quail Coalition will be presenting Martin F. “Bubba” Wood of Dallas with its 2021 T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award at its annual banquet this week in Dallas.
Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a two-part series. It is a personal essay by sports correspondent Maya Golden, who resides in Tyler.
EDEN — It was the last week of the spring turkey season in western Texas and the goal was to simply call an old tom into range and shoot it.