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Student-anglers finish 1-2-3 at Lake Marble Falls tourney

MARBLE FALLS — Nineteen anglers participated in the Christmas tournament at Lake Marble Falls conducted by the local high school fishing club Dec. 13. Every two-person team had one fish. The tournament had a three-fish limit, which was a big challenge for the anglers, club sponsor Craig Orton said.

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Christmas stocking of rainbow trout perfect gift for Llano River anglers

FROM STAFF REPORTS CASTELL — The rainbows are getting stocked in the river with care in hopes that anglers will soon be there. Well, it’s not exactly how the “Night Before Christmas” goes, but for folks looking for a little fishing this Christmas season, it sounds perfect. On Dec. 17, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department […]

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Former Marble Falls student-angler makes regional tourney for ASU

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BEAUMONT — Angelo State University anglers Logan Clark and Matt Freeman finished 29th out of 50 teams at a regional fishing tournament Oct. 25-26 on Lake Sam Rayburn. Clark, a 2011 graduate of Marble Falls High School, and Freeman caught four fish weighing 7.9 pounds.

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Marble Falls graduates sixth at Red River fishing tourney

Marble Falls High School graduates Austin Ellis (left) and Ben Stripling competed in their final high school fishing tournament Oct. 25. The two competed in a regional tournament on the Red River in Bossier City, La., where they finished sixth thanks to catching three fish that weighed 7.7 pounds. Bryan Ellis was the team’s boat […]

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Golden Hook, bragging rights on the line with Kingsland anglers

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR KINGSLAND — What started seven years ago as a get-away trip for Bob Garst and his wife, Lily, has grown into a tradition for the couple and several other Highland Lakes folks. But it’s also become a bit of a competition when the group fishes the Upper French River and […]

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Inks Lake State Park offering night and dog hikes in August

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Hit the trails at night or take a morning excursion with your pooch at Inks Lake State Park in August. The park is located at 3630 Park Road 4 West. Entrance fees are $6 for ages 13 and older; $3 for Texas residents 65 and older; and free for children […]

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Summer fishing can be good with these expert tips

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LAKE LBJ — The summer heat has descended upon the Highland Lakes and will likely remain a daily constant until at least September. The sometimes 100-degree days can often mean an end to angling, but it doesn’t need to be that way.

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Lake Buchanan enthusiasts stock hybrid striped bass, contribute more to lake

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BUCHANAN DAM — Over the years, Lake Buchanan earned a reputation as a top spot for hybrid striped bass fishing. But fans of the fish feared that, without additional stocking efforts beyond what the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department does, the population would slip below strong angling levels. But thanks […]

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Zebra mussel rules now statewide; Highland Lakes in ‘crosshairs’

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.

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Scholarships are available for athletes in non-traditional sports

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — If you ask these athletes, they’ll tell you there are athletic scholarships out there that might not require countless hours in a weight room or on a track. Rather, they spend hours standing in front of a target, in an arena and in a boat on the […]

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Marble Falls fishing club competes at Lake Travis, announces officers

LAKEWAY — The fishing club at Marble Falls High School ended the fall semester by competing in the Lake Travis Cup on Dec. 14. Anglers said they experienced a cold and windy day on Lake Travis. Marble Falls sent six boats to compete, but only two teams caught a fish.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife stocking trout in Llano River for winter

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE CASTELL — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Inland Fisheries will be stocking 2,400 rainbow trout into the Llano River near Castell on Dec. 18. The site is a recent addition to the popular winter trout program, which provides Texans a unique fishing opportunity during the winter months. The trout will be […]

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Llano Outdoor Expo combines fun, faith and outdoors

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — For many, life in the Hill Country revolves around hunting, fishing and family. So to reach out to people in Llano and the Highland Lakes, area churches have come together to put on the Llano Outdoor Expo on Oct. 11-13.

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame seeks nominations

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE ATHENS — People or organizations making a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through Dec. 31 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

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