Sports
  • Jeff Rice (left), his dad Richard and brother Rick on far right. The threesome get together a couple times each year for the "Rice Boy's Hog Hunt." photo by Luke Clayton
  • Larry Weishuhn (left), aka. “Mr. Whitetail” and Travis Benes, manager of the Choctaw Hunting Lodge with a chunky bass. photo by Luke Clayton
  • Individual or group training is a good way to start off the summer before summer leagues start. You will learn new techniques and fundamental skills to incorporate into your summer training before your school season starts!
  • Baxter Land Co. Fish Farm in Arkansas City donated more than 12,000 pounds of catfish, weighing 10 to 40 pounds each, to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to give people some added incentive to keep their lines wet this summer.
  • This bighead carp is an important reminder to anglers to obey shad collecting regulations in areas with invasive Asian Carp. If you accidentally transport juvenile Asian Carp they can grow into a giant like this and produce over 1,000,000 eggs. This female's ovaries weighed over 7 pounds!
    This bighead carp is an important reminder to anglers to obey shad collecting regulations in areas with invasive Asian Carp. If you accidentally transport juvenile Asian Carp they can grow into a giant like this and produce over 1,000,000 eggs. This female's ovaries weighed over 7 pounds!
  • Reports from Norfork Lake all the way across to Beaver Lake (in photo) are indicating that striper action is excellent. At Beaver Lake, Quinton Baumgartner of Missouri caught the pictured 33-pounder, and guide Mike Bailey says topwater action for stripers can't be beat now.
  • The Dallas Rattlers have announced today that first round draft pick (fourth overall) Ben Reeves will join the team this Sunday, June 17 vs. the Ohio Machine.
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce director of athletics Tim McMurray has announced the hiring of Matt Ward as head men's and women's golf coach.
  • Luke enjoyed a fun morning of fishing at Lake Fork this past week with these guys. The fish were biting like crazy and stories amassed by nearly 300 years of living were told. This was a great trip! photo by Luke Clayton
  • We have a new State Record spotted gar! While bowfishing Lake Arbuckle, Dustin Statton reeled in an 11 pound, 4 ounce spotted gar. This new record is part of the Unrestricted Division where the method of take includes bow and arrow, gig, spear, trotline, jugline, and bankline.
  • Luke’s daughter, son-in-law and a couple of his grandkids recently enjoyed a few hours of catching catfish at Texas Fishing LLC. near Caddo Mills, Texas. photo by Luke Clayton
  • White River:(updated 6-6-2018) Cotter Trout Dock (870-435-6525) says that after a summer storm last Saturday, the weather's been cool and the fishing hot.
  • There were 3 flights with first place awarded to the winners of each flight. The First Flight winner, sponsored by Utter Family of Ford-Lincoln-Kia, was TMC Bonham. First Flight Winners (TMC Bonham) were Harley Smith, Todd Ford, Brian Baccus and Sean Floyd.
  • A few tickets remain for Dirk Nowitzki's 2018 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco. The game is Friday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. Bring the whole family to see Dallas Cowboys Dak Prescott, Zeke Elliott, Sean Lee and more...Dallas Mavericks Dennis Smith Jr., Harrison Barnes and Mark Cuban...former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl linebacker Demarcus Ware...Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker...Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and many more. NOTE: Roster subject to change. Also show your support for three survivors of the recent Santa Fe High School shooting – Rome Shubert, Trenton Beazley and Noah Silva – who will throw out the first pitch. After the game, stick around for a fantastic fireworks finale! Tickets start at $9, and proceeds benefit the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and the Heroes Foundation.
  • The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion softball team had its most successful season in program history during the 2018 season.
  • Choctaw Hunting Lodge Manager Travis Benes coaxing a big Eastern Gobbler in close. (Photo by Luke Clayton)
  • Eleven Mile Reservoir: The trout fishing continues to be very good with various lures both from shore and boats. Anglers are reporting many catches in the 3 to 6 pound range, mostly trolling deep with lead core line. Anglers are also reporting some success with Kokanee Salmon fishing deeper.
  • Alexx, 4, from Questa, New Mexico, was using a worm and caught this 20-inch brown trout in Cabresto Creek.
  • Oklahoma's Free Fishing Days are June 2-3, 2018. Anyone may fish in Oklahoma during these days without a state license (free paddlefish permit still required). Some city permits may still be required.
  • Bells power hitter Bella Smith was selected as state tournament MVP after leading her Lady Panthers to the state title. (photo by Buzz Cory of BuzzPhotos)