Archive for June 8th, 2009

TPW TV–Take Me Fishing & Atlanta SP

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Passport to Texas from Texas Parks and Wildlife

By now, most school aged children in Texas are enjoying time off from the classroom, but still yearn to learn new skills. Texas Parks and Wildlife TV Series Producer, Don Cash tells us about segments airing in June that can help keep young minds and bodies engaged.

We’ve got a series of segments running called Take Me Fishing, and it looks at very simple ways to help a young person get started.

[fishing]. Many kids are uneasy with live bate. (child squeals) Bait their hooks for them, or try alternatives for them like hot dogs, kernel corn, or cheese. What do I do now? [water].

The Take Me Fishing series has ten segments to it, and all of them can be seen on our Life’s Better Outside dot org website now. Tying in with fishing, we also hit four state parks where you can go fishing; and one of those is Atlanta State Park up in northeast Texas. .

Great white perch lake. A great catfish lake. It’s not a real big bass lake, but as far as catfish and white perch and crappie, I would say it’s one of the best in the state. I’ll put it up against any other lake


So, if you’re looking to do a little fishing this summer, we have you covered on the television show.

Okay, so what are we supposed to say? Look out there and talk to him. Here fishy, fishy, fishy.

That’s our show…produced with a grant from the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program… For Texas Parks and Wildlife…I’m Cecilia Nasti.