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Texas Fishing 101: A Beginners Guide to the Freshwater Fisheries of Texas

October 20, 2021 | By Dan Oko

The numbers don’t lie. With nearly 7,000 named lakes in Texas and nearly 190,000 miles of river, not to mention stock tanks and ponds on private property, freshwater fishing in the state offers tons of fun and a lifetime of challenges.

Summer Getaway: A Weekend in Wichita Falls

July 31, 2019 | By Alex Temblador

Growing up in Wichita Falls, I noticed my hometown didn’t attract many visitors. Downtown was full of empty aging buildings. Restaurants opened and closed every other year, and stores in the mall changed constantly—none offering the fashionable choices found in bigger cities like Dallas. Locals were content with driving more than two hours to Dallas for entertainment or one hour north to Oklahoma to

Senior Editor Lori Moffatt Shares Her Favorite Places in Texas After 27 Years at Texas Highways

April 24, 2018 | By

This issue marks the 44th anniversary of the travel magazine of Texas. It’s also the last issue for Senior Editor Lori Moffatt, who is retiring after an esteemed 27 years with the publication. As a staff, we’re going to miss her irreplaceable knowledge of Texas’ history and culture, insightful edits and sharp eye for details, but even more so the passion and vitality she’s brought to these pages and the office over the years. Before her departure, I asked her to share some of her insights with the readers she’s served so well for more than 300 issues. 

Refueling along the Red River Valley

February 16, 2017 | By

In June Naylor’s story on roaming the Red River Valley, there’s plenty to do that works up a righteous appetite.

A Red River Road Trip

February 13, 2017 | By June Naylor

Though a North Texas native, I somehow never considered the Red River Valley a great getaway option—until recently.

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