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November 15, 2023

Heroes On The Water: Celebrating Veterans And First Responders

Heroes on the Water, dedicated to veterans and first responders in their healing journey, is thrilled to commemorate a significant milestone – 15 years of unwavering commitment and service to those who have served our nation. […]
November 15, 2023

Game Warden Academy Taking Applications

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has opened applications for the 67th Texas Game Warden and State Park Police Cadet class, aimed at those interested in joining the next generation of elite state law enforcement officers. As […]
November 15, 2023

Wanted: Mysterious Wild Cat Reports

Have you saw a cat in the wild you can’t explain? A cougar where it’s not “supposed to be”? A black bobcat? Maybe even a black panther? Maybe you’ve seen something you can’t explain or have […]
November 15, 2023

How To Beat The Crowds In Duck Season

It has never been cooler to be a waterfowler than right now.  Drake pullovers are standard issue equipment for date night or a dinner with the family these days. What this equates to is more and […]
November 14, 2023

You Can’t Bring A Deer Carcass Into Texas

Did you know you can’t bring a deer carcass into Texas? Yes, even if you shot the deer in Arkansas or Louisiana just across the line, you can’t bring the body back into the state. This […]
November 14, 2023

An Old School Look At Catching Gar (Video)

November 14, 2023

TPWD To Close State Snapper Fishery

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will close red snapper fishing in state waters on Monday, Nov. 20, at 11:59 p.m. until January 2024. Federal waters remain closed until the summer. “While we are disappointed to close […]
November 14, 2023

Larry Nixon Retires From Bassmaster Elite Series

Bassmaster’s first “Million Dollar Man,” Larry Nixon of Bee Branch, Ark., is stepping away from the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2024. Nixon decided at the end of the 2023 season that his health would not allow him to compete […]
November 14, 2023

New Louisiana Trout Limits Begin Nov. 20

The new speckled trout size and daily creel limits go into effect and will be enforced beginning November 20. The new regulations are as follows: Size limit: 13-20 inches total length, only two fish included within […]
November 13, 2023

TPWD Commission Approves Land & Water Plan

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (Commission) approved the 2024–2033 Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Land and Water Plan) during its Nov. 2 meeting in Austin. The 2024–2033 Land and Water Plan serves as the […]