Texas Parks & Wildlife Videos
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Anglers from all over are attracted to the health and variety of Texas fish. Let's keep it that way! Learn how to fish with Texas Parks and Wildlife's "Take Me Fishing 101" series for beginning anglers. For more information, including free fishing events in your area, visit www.LifesBetterOutside.org.
See step-by-step how to filet and store your fish. Learn how to fish with Texas Parks and Wildlife's "Take Me Fishing 101" series for beginning anglers. For more information, including free fishing events in your area, visit www.LifesBetterOutside.org.
The 2009 Toyota Texas Bass Classic will be held on Lake Conroe October 16-18. Sixty top bass anglers will compete in this 3-day tournament with proceeds benefiting Texas Parks and Wildlife programs to promote fishing in Texas. For more information, visit www.ToyotaTexasBassClassic.com
Considered the "Godfather of big bass," David Campbell's contribution to the ShareLunker program has earned him a spot in the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/
Paul Hinton believes that one way to keep kids off drugs is to get them hooked on fishing. For 20 years he's helped thousands of kids learn to fish. Thanks to his efforts, Hinton is the 2008-2009 inductee into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.
Charlie Pack was inducted into the Fishing Hall of Fame in 2008 in recognition of his fishing accomplishments, fishing inventions and work with introducing young people to fishing through his Tadpole Charitable Foundation. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20080602e
Doc Shelton, a physician and avid fisherman was the 2007 Texas Freshwater Fisheries Hall of Fame inductee. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20070521e
A top fisherman reels in money to build an education center at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, TX and was inducted into the hall of fame in 2006. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/visit/jmorris/ http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20060426b
A scientist from an early age, Buddy Bradley has learned how fish think, act and react and helped thousands of anglers reel in the big ones. He was one of two inductees into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2006. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20060426b
Ray Murski sells more spinner baits than anyone in the world, but he's better known for helping kids get outdoors. He was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2005. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20060426b
If you like to catch big fish, thank Phil Durocher, the former Inland Fisheries director at Texas Parks & Wildlife. Phil changed the philosophy of catching fish. Learn about Texas fisheries at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/management/
The late Ed Bonn, a state fisheries biologist, led efforts to stock striped bass (a marine species) in Texas lakes and to develop methods to cross stripers with native white bass. Both stripers and hybrids now provide recreation and food for large numbers of anglers. Bonn was also responsible for training many biologists and technicians who came to work for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as the agency grew. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20100604b
Research shows that getting kids outdoors makes them happier, healthier and smarter so one school district near Houston is making that happen. Elementary students are getting angler certified and competing in an annual fishing derby as a way to motivate kids in school and bring families together. Texas Parks and Wildlife has this report.
This story traces the Guadalupe River from its headwaters all the way down to the Gulf, highlighting some of the things you see and can do along the way. For more on Texas rivers, see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/
The Texas coast is home to some of the finest sport fishing in the country. Follow along and see why anglers from all over are hooked on the coast.
The Guide Ever hear an angler say 'Man, I'd love to be a fishing guide'? It may sound like a fun, but it's really a lot of work. Brian Duplechain spends over 300 days a year on Lake Fork trying to hook his clients up with some of the lake's famous lunkers. Spend a day with Brian and see just what it takes to be a successful fishing guide. Watch the Texas Parks & Wildlife PBS television show, stations and air times at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tv To find fishing spots, buy a license, and more, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/
Lonnie Stanley, Fishing Hall of Famer Lonnie Stanley, owner of Stanley Baits, Inc., started building jigs in 1979 after winning a tournament on Toledo Bend Reservoir with one he'd made. In 1980 he founded Stanley Lures, manufacturing jigs, spinner baits and other products. While continuing to build jigs in his garage in College Station, he won six more tournaments in 1980 and 1981. Stanley also co-hosted ESPN's "Sportsman's Challenge" television series for 18 years. Lonnie was inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2012. Visit the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athen, Texas. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/
Tommy Martin, Fishing Hall of Fam 2012 Tommy Martin began guiding on Sam Rayburn Reservoir in 1968 and fished in his first tournament the following year. He turned pro in 1972 and won the prestigious Bassmaster Classic just two years later. Martin helped found Texas Black Bass Unlimited, a conservation organization that played a key role in developing the Texas bass fishery into the best in the nation. Tommy was inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Hall of Fame in 2012. Visit the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/
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