Surprise

Adventure can come around any corner, and therein lies the problem. Planned or not sometimes it can be fun. Sometimes it is going to be a wild and bumpy road where you never know the outcome until it happens. I have seen a little of both and I have the scars to prove it, but it has been a while. As a kid I didn’t fear a lot until it was too la…

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Surprise

Adventure can come around any corner, and therein lies the problem. Planned or not sometimes it can be fun. Sometimes it is…

20 August 2014 [11:46 PM]
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The Perfect Present

What Yancy Rounsavall knew about tarpon he learned watching television or reading magazines. That didn’t keep him from wanting to catch one.…

16 August 2014 [10:15 PM]
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Prospects good for dove season opener

Like the swallows to Capistrano, dove hunters will be returning to fields around Texas Sept. 1 to close out the dog days…

16 August 2014 [10:15 PM]
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New Beginnings

With hints like extra trips to the sporting goods store, game camera pictures to show and even the occasional oak leaf floating…

13 August 2014 [11:19 PM]
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Texas Fishing Report, August 7

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 81-84 degrees; 0.40 feet low. Black bass are good on shakyheads with green pumpkin finesse worms on docks…

06 August 2014 [10:01 PM]
Texas Fishing Report, July 31

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 81-85 degrees; 0.37 feet low. Black bass are good on watermelon creature baits and topwater walking type baits. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs. Catfish are slow on rod and reel. BOB SANDLIN: Water…

31 July 2014 [12:28 AM]
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Looking Ahead

By this point the die has been cast as far as Texas white-tailed deer quality is concerned. There is still a lot…

31 July 2014 [12:27 AM]
Texas Fishing Report, July 17

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 85-89 degrees; 0.20 feet low. Black bass are slow on watermelon creature baits and topwaters. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 86-89 degrees;…

17 July 2014 [12:29 AM]
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A New Year

When it comes to Texas’ dove season, tradition is a hard thing to change. Calls over the years for moving opening day…

17 July 2014 [12:27 AM]
Texas Fishing Report, July 10

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 83-87 degrees; 0.05 feet low. Black bass are slow on watermelon creature baits in 2-6 inches of water. Crappie are fair on minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. BOB SANDLIN: Water clear; 83-86…

10 July 2014 [12:44 AM]
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Waterfowl Futures

It is a long time until November, but duck hunters have good reason to make sure their guns are cleaned, calls are…

10 July 2014 [12:41 AM]
Texas Fishing Report, July 3

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 83-86 degrees; 0.10 feet high. Black bass are fair on watermelon creature baits in 2-6 inches of water. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows. Catfish are good on trotlines and cut shad. BOB SANDLIN: Water…

03 July 2014 [01:11 AM]
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Working Regs

Fishermen sometimes see regulations as being something restrictive that can take away from their fun or more importantly their catch. About a…

03 July 2014 [01:09 AM]