Reservations being taken for TylerPaper trip to Lake Picachos

With just over two weeks left in the sign-up period, TylerPaper Outdoors has eight slots open for the four-day bass fishing trip with Ron Speed Jr’s Adventures to Lake Picachos, Mexico. Cost of the four-day’s fishing with lodging and meals is $1,795. The trip is scheduled during what should be the height of the big bass season on the y…

Tyler hunter gets first shot at Wyoming mule deer

Alot of hunters will see a good deer on opening day but not take the shot thinking they will see something bigger and better before the hunt is over. Hans Dorey didn’t wait, and it is a good thing because of the three people in his party hunting mule deer in Wyoming, Dorey was the only one to tag out in five days.

VIDEO: Wounded Warriors enjoy pheasant hunt Video

Last Friday, Wounded Warriors from East Texas were treated to a pheasant hunt at The Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort in Yantis. Our Micah Coltman was there, and files this video report.

Expectations high around state for opening day

There has already been a 163-inch buck taken in East Texas this year. Killed in Walker County, it was taken by a hunter on his first bow hunt.

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High school fishing organization draws crowd

BY STEVE KNIGHT, It may be harder for these high school students to get to the next level than it would if they were playing football, basketball or baseball. Then again, they may just not care. They may…

20 October 2014 [10:26 AM]
Focus on the outdoors

Send your high resolution photos of recent hunting and fishing adventures to Focus on the Outdoors at…

18 October 2014 [08:39 PM]
Late season dove hunt a good way to end the season

COLEMAN — Now that was fun. It has been a long time since I have had a good tank shoot for doves. With most hunters having switched to morning hunting years ago, feeding fields have become the norm. So when…

15 October 2014 [11:28 PM]
Fishing report, October 9

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 75-79 degrees; 1.72 feet low. Black bass are good on green pumpkin shakyheads, Texas rig worms and wacky…

08 October 2014 [09:08 PM]
Focus on the outdoors

Send in Photos Send in your photos of recent hunting and fishing adventures to Focus on the Outdoors. Photos will be selected…

04 October 2014 [09:03 PM]
How far is too far?

A debate is once again boiling about hunting ethics. It concerns long distance shooting and how far is too far. It is…

04 October 2014 [08:57 PM]
Squirrel season open in East Texas

The purists prefer a .22. Others like a shotgun, maybe an old .410, but no more than a 20 gauge. But these days, as another fall squirrel season gets under way in East Texas, there are not many purists or…

04 October 2014 [08:51 PM]
Registration continues in Tyler Paper Big Buck contest

Mosquitoes 1, Hunters 0. That is the normal for the first week of October and the first week of the archery season and hunting with Managed Lands Deer permits. As a result there are no entries in the 35th Tyler…

03 October 2014 [07:46 PM]
Four Of A Kind

  EAST TEXAS HUNTER EARNS A RARE GRAND SLAM OF NORTH AMERICAN SHEEP Allen Findley crammed for what some hunters can be a…

28 September 2014 [09:52 AM]
ShareLunker program is starting it's 29th season on Wednesday

On the day Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Toyota ShareLunker program began, Nov. 26, 1986 the program did not even have a name. However, getting jump-started with Mark Stevenson’s 17.67-pound Lake Fork fish, sponsors came knocking and the Lone Star…

26 September 2014 [08:23 PM]
Texas fishing report 9/25

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 80-85 degrees; 1.52 feet low. Black bass are slow on green pumpkin shakyheads and finesse jigs. Crappie are…

24 September 2014 [07:38 PM]
Tyler paper offering goose, crane hunt

TylerPaper Outdoors is going interactive and inviting hunters and fishermen to go along on trips. The first adventure is a two-day trip Dec. 13-14 for eight hunters to the South Plains to hunt Canada geese, specklebellies and snow geese one…

24 September 2014 [07:36 PM]
Archery, MLDP season opens Saturday

Ready or not, deer season is here. Come Saturday morning bow hunters and hunters with access to Managed Lands Deer permits will…

20 September 2014 [09:21 PM]
Big Buck Contest registration starts

Registration is under way for the 35th Tyler Paper Big Buck Contest. Hunters can register for free at any of the contest sponsors: Army/Navy Store of Tyler, 1201 E.SE. Loop 323; East Texas Seed, Cotton Belt Rail Yard; Lynch’s Food…

20 September 2014 [09:19 PM]
Helpful Hunters

There probably isn’t a deer lease in Texas that doesn’t need more doe killed than hunters are willing to take. And for…

17 September 2014 [10:46 PM]