Sports
  • Luke's essential outdoor cooking gear, a Dutch kettle, cast iron skillet with lid and small portable grill. (photo by Luke Clayton)
  • Lake Bonham Recreation Area has gone online! All campsites must be reserved online and paid for by credit or debit card. Campsites may be reserved up to three months in advance.
  • With a trail camera to observe when hogs arrive, pears and tomatoes for bait, and Sow Seduction hog lure, Luke has the stage set to hunt some porkers about 100 yards from his home! photo by Luke Clayton
  • "It's my first win as a professional in the United States which is really important to me," noted Lipsky a Northwestern alum who grew up in Los Angeles. "This is where I want to play...I've always wanted to come back and play in the United States. Obviously, this is home."
  • "Our goal is to provide the best fishing opportunities possible for our anglers," said Jake Norman TPWD fisheries biologist, who is co-leading the study. "I think studying the actual behavior of bass and passing this information on to the anglers is a great way to do that."
  • David Lipsky carded 10 birdies and an eagle – offset by two bogeys – for a 10-under 62 on moving day to take a one-stroke lead over Paul Barjon at the TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons.
  • One fortunate outdoorsman or woman and a guest can claim a guided saltwater fishing trip in tandem with a new big game hunting package at Powderhorn Wildlife Management Area, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s newest WMA on Matagorda Bay.
  • Last year, as temperatures soared into the triple digits in Texas, 48 Texas State Parks handled 129 heat-related illnesses in humans and pets. Now that the summer has officially begun and temperatures are steadily climbing, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is sharing their top six heat hacks for staying safe in the outdoors.
  • Floridian Austen Truslow and Frenchman Paul Barjon co-lead at 11-under after 36 holes at the TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons. Truslow and Barjon lead Kristoffer Ventura and Chip McDaniel by one stroke entering the weekend in the Alamo City.
  • Staff at Yampa River State Park note that there have been many positive fishing reports from Yampa River anglers. Water levels having dropping from peak runoff levels. These changing conditions have continued to create good opportunities for dry fly fishing on the Yampa River.
  • With temperatures reaching triple digits and gusts of wind up to 25 miles per hour, Andy Pope and John Oda carded matching 8-under 64s to share the first-round lead at the TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons.
  • Devontay Brown caught this 5.5 lbs. saugeye on Lake Carl Blackwell.
  • In addition to issuing 1,061 citations and 1,348 warnings for various boating safety law violations, wardens arrested 42 individuals for Boating While Intoxicated and filed one other charge for Driving While Intoxicated. Additionally, another 34 people were arrested for various other charges.
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University has announced the postponement of the SE Golf Classic, originally scheduled for this Saturday (July 11) at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club in Kingston.
  • Arkansas River – Buena Vista to Salida: Information provided by Braden Baker with Ark Anglers. As of 7/1/2020, "conditions are great in the middle basin with flows hovering just below 1,000 cfs. Anglers will find the best success by fishing hard right along the banks, where they will find fish aggressive and looking for an easy meal."
  • Two Lake Texoma fishing legends, Bill Carey and his son Chris, showing off what will become the centerpiece of many tasty fish dinners. (photo by Luke Clayton)
  • Larry Weishuhn on his first hunt with his new Dragon Claw big bore air rifle loaded with an arrow and broadhead. (photo by Luke Clayton)
  • Angler James Lukehart of Edmond holds the potential world-record American paddlefish that he snagged June 28, 2020, at Keystone Lake. This 146.7-pound monster bested the month-old state record held by Jeremiah Mefford, who is also in this photo and was serving as Lukehart's fishing guide. (photo by Jason Schooley/ODWC)
  • From June to August each year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff place leg bands on thousands of mourning and white-winged doves to monitor the factors that influence populations.
  • The July 4th holiday arrives this weekend and Texans may be getting out on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's (TPWD) inland fisheries and law enforcement staff are urging boaters to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels and giant salvinia, threatening Texas lakes.