Archive | February, 2004

Bass Fishing Fever

Bass Fishing Fever I am writing this article more towards the Jr. Bass Anglers as well as the young adults that have been bitten by the bug. You must know the one I’m talking about, right? It’s the one that gives a person what they call “Bass Fever”, (don’t worry, it’s nothing like the Beaver […]

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Serving Our Country

Serving Our Country Greetings, I was compelled to write this since I have been somewhat mellow dramatic these days. Guess it is my mid-life crisis. My circle of friends here currently look at their future somewhat gloomy and bleak. Most don’t really want to be here. Going back state side only buys some time before […]

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Invasive Carp Poses Threat to Game Fish, Wildlife

Invasive Carp Poses Threat to Game Fish, Wildlife FRANKFORT, Ky. — The meandering lower Ohio River for centuries has carved sloughs and oxbows all over far western Ballard County in what is now the Boatwright and Ballard Wildlife Management Areas. These lakes also held sport fish until a weaponless conqueror from Asia showed up. “Ten […]

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Mercury Racing Announces 2003 APBA Offshore Contingency Awards

Mercury Racing Announces 2003 APBA Offshore Contingency Awards $75,000 National and World Championship Prize Purse Distributed Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Racing is pleased to announce the $75,000 APBA Offshore GMC Pro Series National and World Championship contingency prize purse winners for the 2003 racing season. The purse rewards the top five 2003 National […]

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Synergy® Supreme Spinning Reels

Synergy® Supreme Spinning Reels Quality, value, and an affordable price Shakespeare is proud to introduce a new spinning reel series for 2003. The new Synergy® Supreme Spinning Reel Series is available in both front and rear-drag models. Front-drag models have three ball bearings and the E-Z® Cast trigger system with self-centering bail. Rear drag models […]

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TPWD Reorganization To Support Water Conservation

TPWD Reorganization To Support Water Conservation AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is merging its Resource Protection Division into other field divisions, a move agency leaders say will allow it to better focus on critical water resource issues. Resource Protection is the environmental science division of the state agency, with teams that […]

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TPWD Employee Recalls Lost History with ‘Buffalo Soldiers’

TPWD Employee Recalls Lost History with ‘Buffalo Soldiers’ AUSTIN, Texas – The gray warehouse is easily overlooked in between the industrial buildings just outside of downtown Austin. Only a tiny Texas Parks and Wildlife Department seal on the glass door hints at the library of artifacts inside. Step inside, and you may relearn history. “Up […]

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New ‘Texas State Parks Pass’ Provides Free Entry, Many Extras

New ‘Texas State Parks Pass’ Provides Free Entry, Many Extras AUSTIN, Texas— Visitors heading to Texas state parks this spring will be greeted upon arrival with posters and park employees sporting lapel buttons that read: “All the Parks. Extra Perks” designed to call attention to a new annual parks pass. The new Texas State Parks […]

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TPWD Surveys Show Solid Stocks of Redfish, Trout

TPWD Surveys Show Solid Stocks of Redfish, Trout AUSTIN, Texas –The Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has released the results of annual coastwide gill net surveys and the news is good for saltwater anglers. “It was a great way to welcome me onboard,” stated Larry McKinney, Ph.D., the newly named […]

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