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New water body record for largemouth bass Lake Conroe, Texas

On January 30th, 2009 a new water body record for largemouth bass, the largest largemouth bass ever caught in Texas was caught in 2 feet of 54 degree water with a plastic worm at Lake Conroe, Texas.  Weighing in at … Continue reading

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Fort Parker State Park, Mexia Texas

Fort Parker State Park is named for Fort Parker, a nearby historic settlement established in 1833 and site of the well known Comanche Indian raid of May 1836 during which Cynthia Ann Parker was captured.  One of the largest remaining … Continue reading

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Eisenhower State Park, Denison Texas, Camping

The thing that surprised me at Eisenhower State Park is that none of the campsites had lake views.  There was a glimpse here and there of the huge reservoir within short walking distance from any campsite, a sliver of blue … Continue reading

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Eisenhower State Park, Denison Texas

We just returned from a short trip to Eisenhower State Park, named for the 34th President of the United States who was born nearby. Located northwest of Denison Texas and approximately 100 miles north of Dallas Texas this nice size … Continue reading

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Texas Parks & Wildlife TV Program

Texas Parks & Wildlife airs a weekly program on Texas State Parks and Texas Outdoors.  The week of August 3rd-10th, 2008 the program will include a segment on Lake Brownwood State Park in Central Texas.  This is a fairly small … Continue reading

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