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Sabine Saltwater Success

By Capt. Adam Jaynes Success in the Sabine estuary depends on water clarity, sunlight and wind speed. The southerly winds have really beat us up through March and April. When you mix in decent cool fronts here and there with a strong north wind your hands are really tied on where you are able to fish. As we get on...

Friends and Neighbors

by Enola Gay Mathews My Mom the Iris Hunter Iris blooms are showing up all over the place! No matter the color, iris blossoms always bring me happy thoughts of my mom and her perennial green thumb. Wherever she lived, there would be flowers! And her iris, as an easy transplanter, always went with her. She’d often stop and ask...

Plastic Makes Perfect for Bass

Plastic Makes Perfect for Bass

By Kinny Haddox There’s no better way to catch April bass than on soft plastic lures. Back a half century ago, young Bill Dance busted on the scene of bass fishing like a bull in a china shop. His main weapon of choice in landing huge stringers of largemouths was a simple plastic worm. In fact, he knew so much...

Catalpa Worms

Grow Your Own Baits

By Bradley Williams Catalpa worms are gold for fishing. Little ones are just right, but you just need to pinch off a piece of a big one for bream or crappie. When it comes to catching fish, nothing works consistently quite as well as live bait. This comes as no surprise to most of us. Artificial baits are, in a...

Sharelunker

ShareLunker Program Enjoys Back-to-Back Double Lunker Weekend

TPWD News ATHENS – Anglers in Texas reeled in two more Legacy Class largemouth bass for the second consecutive weekend. Possum Kingdom kicked things off Friday afternoon Feb. 18 with its third Legacy Lunker of the 2022 Toyota ShareLunker season after securing the first two a weekend ago. Houston County Lake then followed suit Saturday afternoon Feb. 19 with its...

Farmers Market

Winnsboro Farmers Market

By Nancy Roy It may still be cool outside but you can make bet that area vendors have already begun to plow, plant, till, polish, and otherwise get ready for the opening day of the 2022 season for the Winnsboro Farmers Market (WFM). Opening Day will be April 2 according to the Winnsboro Wizard for all things Park and Recreationally...