The fish stories out of this East Texas reservoir are mostly true, which is why fishermen come with their gear and beer in search of some of the state's biggest monster bass.
In addition to Lake Fork, here are some other places where trophy lunkers lurk.
To reap the rewards of paddling this remote, dangerous waterway, you don’t have to sell your soul. You simply need to respect its power. And be prepared.
Best-selling author and Rice University professor Justin Cronin, who wrote 'The Passage' trilogy, on taking his work from the page to the screen.
Volunteers and others step in to help maintain Big Bend, the San Antonio missions, and other beloved sites, but fears about lasting damage grow as the impasse drags on.
Enjoy the views on these pedal-powered paths, including a route that takes you to the missions of San Antonio and one that goes around the Coastal Bend.
Cyclists take on the grueling Davis Mountains route to experience awesome views and thrilling descents.
There are some bright spots and signs of hope as the area recovers and rebuilds. The fish and birds are waiting for you.
From the red-rock canyons of the Panhandle to the towering forests of the Piney Woods, some of the best parts of our state are accessible only by foot.
These North Texas hikes will take you to spots that have helped shape our state’s history.
These hikes, through the Edwards Plateau and the Coastal Plains, will take you to quiet spots in some of the state’s most popular parks.
These hikes will take you on a tour of the towering forests behind the Pine Curtain.
These mountain hikes will take you to new heights—and new extremes.
After years of working to protect El Paso’s Castner Range from development, advocates received help from an unlikely source: the Trump administration.
Yes, it'd be controversial. But if you take the politics out of it, Colin Kaepernick makes sense.
Despite health risks, volunteers have stepped up to help in Harvey’s aftermath. Here’s a guide to safe mucking.
Eight epic adventures to re-wild your child.
Inundated with homework and distracted by their devices, our youngest Texans (and their anxiety-prone parents) are at risk of losing their connection to our state’s many natural wonders. Here’s how to untame the next generation.
Millions of creatures migrate to, from, and through Texas every year. Here are a few not to miss.
We’ve mapped out nineteen places to cool off the way nature intended by swimming, wading, and diving into Texas’s restorative waterways.
A mid-life triumph on the Outer Mountain Loop.
You know about Emory Peak, Santa Elena Canyon, and the Window. But when’s the last time you actually made the pilgrimage to our largest national park? Whether you’re a hiking greenhorn or a backpacking pro, here’s a guide to inspire you to get away from it all.
The brewery’s founder on the craft beer laws, his upcoming projects, and his company turning 21.
Seasonal specialties from some of the state’s leading craft breweries, including Buffalo Bayou, Real Ale, and Saint Arnold.
Craft brewery openings, expansions, and more.
How the sale of the Powderhorn Ranch is the greatest thing to have happened for Texas.
More than a dozen craft beers from Texas and beyond that will pair well with your holiday feast.
Find out which selections were considered liquid gold.
Most of Texas may be privately owned, but that doesn't mean it's tame. From McKittrick Ridge and the Guadalupe River to Maravillas Canyon and Lake Crockett, here are eighteen places where you can revel in the most natural, untouched—and, yes, savage—aspects of our state.
With support from the Legislature, SpaceX may soon be launching rockets from Texas’ southernmost beach. That doesn’t mean a few nature lovers aren’t still ready to fight.
Welcome to the golden age of independent Texas beer.
From Boca Chica to Sabine Lake, the Texas coast is still home to pristine, natural, secluded spots where you can while away the summer far from the madding crowds. Come along as we explore the hidden beaches, bays, and trails that you always knew were out there.
One expert explains how the BP spill could be Texas’s greatest boon.