Archive | January, 2010

Riechers Named TPWD Coastal Fisheries Director

AUSTIN – Following an extensive nationwide search, Robin Riechers has been selected to lead the Coastal Fisheries Division at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Riechers began his career with TPWD in 1988 and has served in various roles within coastal fisheries, most recently as the Science and Policy Director. Riechers assumes his new position Feb. […]

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O.H. Ivie Does It Again

West Texas lake produces two Toyota ShareLunkers in less than a week ATHENS, Texas — O.H. Ivie Reservoir sent another Toyota ShareLunker to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) January 21, just five days after sending its first entry since 2002. Angler Wesley Pullig of Eden caught a 13.09-pound largemouth in 25 to 30 feet […]

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Falcon Soars with Toyota ShareLunker 476

ATHENS, Texas — Another West Texas reservoir rebounding from the drought of the late 1990s is starting to pump out monster largemouth bass. On January 19 Falcon International Reservoir produced a 14.4-pound Toyota ShareLunker for Bryan Aubin of Zapata. Aubin was fishing in six feet of water with a watermelon red lizard. Water temperature was […]

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How long a worm a Bass would Bite???

Two (2) years of testing…Not in stock ponds..not in Mexico, but in local lakes where the average fishermen and women fish, and as the saying goes, “in our own back yard” the good ole USA.  Started with a 2 foot worm, results xxx.  21″worm, results xxx 19″ xxx …18″xxx. Finally  the ultimate length??? One of the […]

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries, Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors

ATHENS, Texas-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials intend to make the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens the biggest and best in the contest’s history, and they need your help. Wildlife Forever, the national sponsor of the contest, has agreed to move the national competition and […]

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