Quantcast

Latest Belton Lake Stories

2007-06-06 06:00:13

DALLAS _ Smallmouth bass have taken a hit from golden alga, the insidious blooming plant that's caused problems in West Texas fish hatcheries and at Lake Whitney, the heavyweight champ of the state's smallmouth lakes. Smallmouth bass are not native to Texas. They were introduced during Texas Parks and Wildlife's experimental period of testing the adaptability of every game fish from walleye to peacock bass. Texas summers are too harsh for some species that evolved in more temperate...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.