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Lake Arlington Boat Ramps Still Open

Many boaters were feeling a little frustrated on Monday because, despite their hopes for a Memorial Day on the lake, most boat ramps were closed after days of heavy rain.

05/25/2015

A boy goes fishing. (credit: AP Photo)

Texas Fishing Report

Here is the weekly fishing report for selected Texas lakes as compiled for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

05/05/2015

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Not All North Texas Lakes Responding Well To Rainfall

After months of struggling with low water levels, boaters and fishermen alike are rejoicing over the recent rainfall at their favorite North Texas lakes. Folks at Benbrook Lake, however, are not considering themselves as lucky.

04/30/2015

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An Outdoorsman’s Guide To Visiting Lake Powell

You will be amazed as to everything you can experience during a vacation to Lake Powell. You will be able to fish, hike, camp and explore the waterways aboard a houseboat, making your Lake Powell vacation one of the best outdoor getaways you have ever experienced.

03/31/2015

Bluefin Fishing (Photo by Fabienne Faur/Getty Images)

Feds Move To Stop Fishing Crimes By Tracking Seafood Imports

In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored.

03/17/2015

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State Seeks Input On Bass License Plate

It’s all about the bass, as in fish. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Wednesday asked for the public’s help in choosing a new license place honoring bass fishing.

02/25/2015

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Our Choice Cuts… So Far

Hello again, outdoors fans! It’s been a lot of fun bringing you the best hunting and fishing adventures you can find here in North Texas.

11/07/2014

Your host, Marcus Spears, looking for that prize Gar on Lake Ray Roberts. (COURTESY: CRAIG GIBSON)

Nighttime Is The Right Time: Bow Fishing On Lake Ray Roberts

This week’s adventure into Texas’ wild places takes us to the shores of Lake Ray Roberts, where we met bow fishing guides Donald Lee and David Votaw.

10/10/2014

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Adventure With A Purpose: Hog Hunting With Veterans Xtreme Adventures

Each week, we take you on a trek into the great Texas backcountry, often within just a short truck ride from the Metroplex.

09/30/2014

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Fun & Adventure Within A Short Truck Ride From The Metroplex

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Marcus Spears has a passion for the outdoors, and he wants to share it with you as the host of “DFW Outdoorsman.”

09/24/2014

Marcus Spears of the Dallas Cowboys looks on during a game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on August 25, 2007 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Get To Know Marcus Spears

Read up about Marcus Spears, a former Dallas Cowboys player and host of “DFW Outdoorsman,” a new hunting and fishing show on CBS 11 and TXA 21.

09/23/2014

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809-Pound Tiger Shark Fed To Texas Poor, Homeless

An 809-pound tiger shark caught earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.

08/15/2014

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