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Catfish Classic still on for Saturday with a few changes

The second annual Hubbard Creek Hawgz Catfish Classic, a tournament to raise funds for a scholarship, is still on for Saturday, Feb. 24, despite the rainy forecast. The event is hosted by the Breckenridge Whisker Getters, a local group dedicated to fishing for catfish. Due to rain forecast in the morning,

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Regional Fishing Report

Each week, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department produces a report on the fishing conditions at various locations around the state. Here is this week’s report for area lakes: Hubbard Creek Water off color; 82–91 degrees; 1.5′ low. Black bass are fair to good on bone Pop–Rs early, later switching

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Regional Fishing Report

Each week, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department produces a report on the fishing conditions at various locations around the state. Here is this week’s report for area lakes: Hubbard Creek Water off color; 82–91 degrees; 1.35’ low. Black bass are fair to good on topwaters early and late, midday

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Texas Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Pocketing the Evidence A Sabine County game warden was staking out an area known for illegal night hunting activity late one night when he got a call from a county sheriff’s deputy about a possible

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    AgriLife Extension Statewide Quail Symposium set for Aug. 16-18 in Abilene

AgriLife Extension Statewide Quail Symposium set for Aug. 16-18 in Abilene

The Statewide Quail Symposium will address frequently asked questions and debate topics concerning Texas quail populations. (Photo courtesy of Becky Ruzicka, Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation) The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Statewide Quail Symposium will be Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 16-18, in Abilene at the MCM Elegante Hotel, 4250

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    Texas hunting, fishing licenses to go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 15

Texas hunting, fishing licenses to go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 15

A sign at a local business  in Breckenridge advertises the sale hunting and fishing licenses beginning Tuesday, Aug. 15. (Photo by Carla Mckeown/Breckenridge Texan) The 2017-2018 Texas hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 15. All current year licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31. Every year,

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