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[News Script: Farm]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about farmers reporting a dry summer.
Date: August 4, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fish and Rat Trap

Description: Patent for fish and rat trap that can catch bait robbers as well as fish to reduce the nuisance for fishermen. The device contains a sensitive trigger release mechanism that can be activated under water at any point.
Date: July 11, 1916
Creator: Cotton, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench for Rotary Well-Drills.

Description: Patent for a wrench designed to assist in working with rotary well drills. The wrench is adapted for unscrewing the coupling that attaches a drill point to a pipe section, as well as for detaching the pipe sections from one another. The advantage of the wrench is in allowing convenient detachment of the parts of a well drill quickly and efficiently.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Lebus, George Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Protector and Irrigator For Plants

Description: Patent for a combined protector and irrigator that provides protection for the plant from insects and other animals, and provides proper watering from a reservoir. The contraption can be re-used and be accommodated for different size plants.
Date: October 30, 1917
Creator: Arnold, John P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fate and Habitat Use of Rainbow Trout Stocked in the Canyon Reservoir Tailrace

Description: Report over a study conducted to document fate and habitat use of rainbow trout stocked in the Canyon Reservoir Tailrace intended to make recommendations for guiding habitat improvement projects which might decrease losses and increase the number of carryover trout available to anglers. Also includes a report of results of a separate study conducted after tracking was completed to document transmitter retention.
Date: February 2020
Creator: Magnelia, Stephan J. (Stephan John), 1961- & Cummings, Greg A. (Biologist)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farming Implement

Description: Patent for a farming double plough. This increased a farmers ability to break up the soil and increase productivity.
Date: May 20, 1919
Creator: Raun, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Tank Cut-Off

Description: Patent for improvements on the devices controlling the flow of water in tanks. Development and use are within text; includes illustrations to demonstrate the object of the patent.
Date: December 11, 1917
Creator: Law, Eugene L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Partially Annotated Bibliography of Purse Seines and Their Effect on Targeted Fishery Stocks

Description: Abstract: Available literature concerning purse seine fisheries was reviewed. Literature was selected for this report if 1) it presented information that provided insight into the history and long-term trends in a fishery and 2) it presented information on purse seines unique to a fishery. Information found in the reviewed literature revealed that purse seines are a highly efficient fishing gear and without adequate regulation are potentially damaging to targeted fish populations.
Date: July 1990
Creator: Hammerschmidt, Paul C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Inventory of Texas Saltwater Fishing Tournaments: Spatial, Temporal and Participation Patterns in 1983

Description: Report documenting compiled information about range of length, participation, participant spending, preferred species, and other data for 56 fishing tournaments that occurred in six regions along the Texas coast in 1983.
Date: April 1986
Creator: Christian, Richard T. & Trimm, David L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish Stocking in Texas Bays: 1975-1990

Description: Abstract: In 1990, 183,896,448 red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) fry and fingerlings were stocked into Texas bays. Upper Laguna Madre received 34,887 fingerling spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus). Galveston Bay and Sabine Lake received 337,880 striped bass (Morone saxatilis) fingerlings.
Date: February 1991
Creator: Dailey, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Striped Bass Culture Program Report: 1989

Description: Abstract: This report documents the 1989 Texas striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and hybrid striped bass (M. saxatilis x M. chrysops) production and compares 1989 data to those collected in previous years. Recommendations are offered to improve existing procedures and methods. (p. ii)
Date: November 1990
Creator: Warren, H. Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Culture of Red Drum Fingerlings

Description: Report on the procedures used by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to culture of red drum fingerlings for use in supplementing the stock in Texas water ways.
Date: July 1990
Creator: Colura, Robert L.; Bumguardner, Britt W.; Henderson-Arzapalo, Anne & Gray, Joseph D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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