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First it was zebra mussels; now it's giant salvinia

Giant salvinia is attacking Texas lakes and rivers. This invasive plant restricts fishing, boating and swimming and causes devastating environmental and economic damage. All it takes is one small piece left on...

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Swine Outlaws

SWINE OUTLAWS Any farmer or rancher in Texomaland can tell you about the damage caused by wild hogs to their crops and livestock. Agriculturally, wild hogs cost Texans $52 million dollars annually. This cost...

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Take Me to the Lake

Living in the Lake Texoma area has to be one of the greatest places to live! I recently saw a sign that says, “Heaven is a little closer with a house by the Lake.” This goes for our whole...

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Oh-No, Not in My Backyard--Invasive Species."--July 24

Invasive species have been trying to get a foothold in many areas of Texas. Some have been very successful in transforming the landscape; others have wiped out native species Join Daniel Jackson, Hagerman NWR...

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Texomaland Internet Connectivity, Bandwidth, and High-Speed Service Issues

My experience in the last year trying to obtain stable, only moderate-speed internet in Texoma has been the most frustrating one I’ve endured in my entire online life. I’ve been online since before...

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Refuge Road Re-Do Starts This Month

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Release: July 13, 2016 Contact: Kathy Whaley, Refuge Manager(903) 786-2826 In a few months, local residents and the 175,000 annual visitors to Hagerman National Wildlife...

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The right line, right line test for hassle free fishing on spinning reels...

Braid or fluorocarbon between 8 to 12 pounds was the choice of most anglers. Additional tips to help in line control: 1. When spooling a spinning reel make sure the line goes onto the spool in a counter...

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Zebra mussels...Texas update, mussel sniffing dog, tough New Mexico laws, and a possible solution?

The search for zebra mussels is now part of the boating culture not only in Texas, but in freshwater water bodies across the United States. In Texas, the latest lakes are classified as “infested”...

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Texoma Leads a pack of World Class Striper Fisheries

Chris Carey has one of those contagious personalities that breeds confidence and bleeds with positive energy. I don’t know how he is off the water, but standing elbow-to-elbow with the guy in his 23-foot...

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Check the pump before you pump

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply for 2017. If adopted, these...

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Oil and sage grouse grousing...

The greater sage grouse has bedeviled Texas oil and gas companies trying to drill in the high plains of the western United States for more than a decade. In September Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell...

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Lawsuit Ends in Loss of Lake Texoma State Park

Lawsuit Ends in Loss of Lake Texoma State Park From the Durant Democrat, June 16, 2016 - S.L. Willis, guest columnist [This is a not so brief summary of what happened at Lake Texoma State Park.] It...

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Lake Texoma Fishing Report for June 16, 2016

The year seems so far to be the year of the white bass, or Sandies, and they are thicker than Thieves.   They are being caught by mainly live bait, but also some artificial, slabs.   I have...

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Clean, wash and dry

What with all the news regarding the flooding in Texas lakes, don’t forget the fight we all continue against invasive species in our waterways. Zebra mussels and giant salvinia could be hiding in your...

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Pros don't let flooding keep them from catching bass at the GEICO Bassmaster BASSfest

The plan going into the GEICO Bassmaster BASSfest presented by Choctaw Casino and Resort had to be changed. The 108 anglers of the Bassmaster Elite Series were supposed to launch at the Spillway Ramp on the...

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Pointe Vista Lawsuit ends with Open Meetings Violation

Two weeks ago, on Thursday May 19th, the state Commissioners of the Land Office met at the Capitol Building. Following an Executive Session they quickly took two votes. Those votes authorized the actions they...

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Lake Texoma free fishing June 4-5

Make plans to grab a fishing pole and visit Lake Texoma this Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5, to take advantage of Oklahoma’s annual Free Fishing Days. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is...

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Spring 2016

As Spring is turning into summer, I find myself still wearing long pants on most days fishing, and also lots of rain gear.  We are getting our share of rain, but for the most part, most days are great,...

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Be safe on the water this weekend

This Memorial Day Weekend the lakes, streams, and bays of Texas will be enjoyed by anglers and boaters alike. Last year Texas game wardens spent about 546,000 hours on recreational boating safety work. Use of...

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Is the State Lands Commission engaged in fraud?

Over eight months have passed since Governor Fallin announced, "Settlement Reached in Stalled Lake Texoma Development." (9/16/2015) Her announcement was premature at best. It was definitely misleading and...

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