Recently a friend lamented having to kill wasps that had built a nest over her front door. She knew to humans they were a pest, but figured they must have some role in nature or they would not be here.
It is a good thing pro bass fishermen like the opportunity to compete on Lake Fork. The bass fishing gods, it seems, don’t like them being there.
State fishing and wildlife agencies have for years been worried about license sales. In states like Texas it is where much of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s operational revenue comes from, including federal funding, but can also be a sign as to whatever future there is for fishing and…
Pro bass fishing at the highest level returns to Lake Fork as 75 Bassmaster Elite Series fishermen participate in the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest on Thursday, May 2 through Monday, May 6. If the weather cooperates, this could be a record-setting event.
CAMP VERDE — I knew better. I had been down that road before, but you often forget lessons learned if they don’t kill you.
In many southeastern states, spring turkey hunting is regarded almost as important as deer season. In Texas, it is more of an afterthought in the Rio Grande range and almost non-existent in East Texas.
It appears Texas Parks and Wildlife commissioners came to their senses recently and approved a regulation that addresses concerns over alligator gar instead of penalizing one segment of those who fish for them.
I watched the Rio Grande turkeys all winter long around the Kerr County ranch, and it was frustrating. There were at least 25 long beards along with a handful of jakes in two flocks and all I could do was watch as they wandered around the ranch.
Mother Nature teamed with hard work and herbicides to provide at least a brief respite from giant salvinia to fishermen in 2018 on Caddo Lake and other East Texas reservoirs. However, it was a short-termed relief.
Texas legislators have a rare chance for a do-over. Hopefully they get it right this time.