17-pound bass caught in Japan

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2008

Hidetada Nakajima lands a big largemouth bass from Nanairo Reservoir near Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Outdoor Channel adds new show

| |Friday, Apr. 25, 2008

The Outdoor Channel will add a new show about elk hunting and conservation this summer.

Texas sites will benefit from wildlife habitat project

| |Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2008

A project will be implemented soon to improve habitat for wild turkeys and other wildlife on more than 550,000 acres of Texas national forests, grasslands and wildlife management areas.

Partners in a Master Challenge Cost Share Agreement signed this week include the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, National Wild Turkey Federation and the U.S. Forest Service. The five-year agreement calls for each partner to contribute $125,000 to create a shared biologist position and oversee the completion of projects that will improve wildlife habitat on at least seven Texas sites.

Area students win awards in art contest

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2008

Dominic Nedzelskyi of Keller and Cali Stewart of Fort Worth are among the winners in the Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest.

The tailrace below Lake Texoma’s Denison Dam is yielding big stripers

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2008

If you want to catch a big striped bass, the tailrace below Lake Texoma’s Denison Dam just may be the place to go.

New paddling trail to be unveiled April 30

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2008

Nichol's Landing on the upper Guadalupe River becomes Texas' sixth inland paddling trail.

Falcon Lake produces ninth ShareLunker bass

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2008

Falcon Lake produced its ninth ShareLunker bass Sunday when Brandon Smith of Leander landed a 14.25-pound fish while fishing in seven feet of water with a plastic worm.

Fort Worth man catches record sand bass

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2008

A sand bass weighing 2.17 pounds caught in the Brazos River below Possum Kingdom Lake has become the newest water body record to be certified by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Nine-year-old angler hooks big prize

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2008

Miles Bivins of Amarillo may not be a professional angler, but he took home one of the biggest prizes at the 2008 Toyota Bass Classic’s Pro-Am event Thursday at Lake Fork.

Black bears making a comeback in Texas

| |Friday, Apr. 18, 2008

Motion-sensitive trail cameras installed by East Texas hunters at their deer feeders are credited with providing wildlife officials important documentation on rebounding black bear numbers in this state.

A trail camera owned by Southeast Texas hunter Tom Archer snapped three photographs of a black bear or bears in 2006 and 2007.