Archive | January, 2002

Tips for choosing and using the right Anchor.

Tips for choosing and using the right Anchor. Myths and Facts: Myth: The heavier the anchor, the better….. Fact: Modern designs and state-of-the-art engineering have made anchors not only better, but lighter, too! In several real world tests, including one conducted by the U.S. Navy, the best holding anchors were actually among the lightest! Anchor […]

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Public Reefing Program

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Nov. 2 adopted new rules that pave the way for a public reefing program in the state’s nearshore waters. In a separate action, the Commission voted to adopt regulations governing offshore aquaculture. The new rules concerning artificial reefs establish a mechanism to govern the deployment of […]

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Everything Kayak! Expo Slated for Aransas Pass Nov. 4-5

ARANSAS PASS, Texas — Kayaks seem to be everywhere these days — sprouting from the roofs of SUVs and compact cars alike, dotting streams and lakes and bays across Texas. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, kayaking participation nationwide doubled between 1998 and 2004, with recreational and sit-on-top kayaking the fastest growing segment of the […]

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Second Round of Public Meetings Slated for Spotted Seatrout

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Coastal Fisheries biologists will host a second round of public meetings in late September to discuss regional management options for the Lower Laguna Madre spotted seatrout fishery. Meetings are slated for: September 25, Port Isabel Community Center, 213 Yturria Street, Port Isabel September 26, Harlingen Public Library, […]

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