Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Outdoor activities

I get asked quite often what type hooks are best to use for fishing with live bait. There is not just one good answer. Each guide and fisherperson has his or her own favorite. The size and type of …

Fall finally arrived with rain, a drop in temperature, changing leaves and autumn flowers. So, after a season of brutal heat and drought, what was blooming? Texas aster, a hardy native perennial, …

Aspiring astronomers will get the chance to view the night sky like never before with the help of Acton Nature Center’s 10 th annual Star Party event set from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 11.

It is that time of the year. Some folks put their boats up for the season and many of us keep right on using our boats throughout the year. Either way, it is a good idea to get that maintenance done …

There is nothing quite like Texas when the weather cools just a bit and the entire state breathes a collective sigh of relief that the hottest days are behind us. Something else magical happens in …

Fall turnover actually starts when the surface starts to cool. The cooler water on top is heavier (more dense) and starts to sink, causing the lake to literally turnover. The cooler weather has been …

Hood County is an area steeped in rich history and filled with charming architecture, from the iconic Hood County Courthouse to the Granbury Opera House, which stands as a testament to the town's …

Sometimes when you’re out on the water, out in the field or maybe on the golf course, the rain will come. A slow drizzle without any thunder can be refreshing certain times of the year and may …

Hood County residents will soon learn how to become a partner with the environment after listening to Acton Nature Center’s “Introduction to Backyard Composting” lecture set for 2 …

“Rocks Alive!” — an interactive science exhibit for children and their families — will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smoky Hill Ct.

Choosing artificial baits for catching striped or hybrid striped bass  is not difficult. The harder choice is choosing when to use them. If they don’t work, you may lose confidence in the bait.

Texas has the opportunity for a “second spring” in years when fall brings cooler temperatures and rain. Roses, salvias and other perennials bloom, ornamental grasses flaunt their seedheads and newly planted annuals flourish.

What a brutal August we have had. Moving forward in September will be some cooling with the passage of cool fronts on occasion, but I’m also sure summer is not totally over.

Granbury's Barry Osborn and fishing records are as connected as beer and brats, politicians and promises, sweltering heat and August in Texas. But even he can't believe what he recently …

Tiny surprises tucked into faery mailboxes, garden tea parties, indoor campouts, and watching Perseids meteor showers from a blanket in the backyard. Such enchanting activities during a summertime …

In March of last year, the city of Granbury sought public input on swimming pool amenities through a community meeting and online survey. What did the public desire most? Cool water slides? …

The Granbury Parks Board’s Lambert Branch Park fundraiser has reached its goal, according to city Communications Manager Jeff Newpher. Personalized, engraved fence pickets were sold by the Parks …

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is willing to take you out to the ball game. The limited availability trip to Globe Life Field in Arlington to watch the game between the Texas Rangers and the Los …

Staffers at Visit Granbury are masters at creating and promoting tourist-drawing events and it could perhaps be said that an occasion they are planning for 2024 will eclipse all others. Next year, …

We are asking for your support again as we “Ride for Rancho!” All proceeds from the 12-hour “SPIN-A-THON” will be donated to the Rancho Brazos Community Centers. Rancho Brazos Community …

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