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Hunter Drowns While Retrieving Duck From Icy Lake

A northeast Kansas sheriff says a hunter who drowned while trying to retrieve a duck at an icy lake was a member of the military. Authorities initially believed the victim and a fellow serviceman fell into Milford Lake on Tuesday

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Posted in Accidents, xfer

Lake Conroe Gets Glowing Review in Local News Fishing Report

Fishing on Lake Conroe is fair to excellent as anglers continue to dodge weather fronts and the accompanying wind and rain. The water temperature at the dam is 54 degrees and the level of the lake is 199.5 feet. Pool

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Hikers Discover Possible Human Remains At Lake Ray Hubbard

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office, Rowlett police and fire departments are investigating what appear to be human remains on a wooded peninsula at Lake Ray Hubbard. Hikers made the grim discovery shortly before 5 o’clock Wednesday evening near the

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Posted in Anthropology, xfer

Thursday Was First Trout Release at PK Lake

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the first stocking of rainbow trout below the dam at Possum Kingdom Lake tailrace was set for yesterday, Thursday, Dec. 5. Because of the low-water conditions at the Highway 16 bridge resulting in the

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TPWD Shocks Up Big Bass at Lake Ray Hubbard

Recent electrofishing surveys conducted by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologists turned up a surprising number of big largemouth bass in Lake Ray Hubbard. TPWD’s Inland Fisheries district office in Fort Worth is responsible for managing and

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Posted in Biology, Conservation, TPWD

High School Fishing Team Reading for Tournament on Lake Palestine

The second of five scheduled Texas High School Bass Association tournaments is set for Saturday, Nov. 16 on Lake Palestine. Launch and weigh-in will be held at The Villages Marina, located at 18270 Singing Wood Lane in Flint.  This is the first

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Invasive Hyacinth Plant Poses Danger to Lake Quitman

In recent weeks, the Inland Fisheries Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) discovered a resurgence of the non-native aquatic plant water hyacinth at Lake Quitman. This plant is a free-floating (non-rooted) aquatic plant native to South America. It was

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