Texas Fish & Game

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July 2, 2015

Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation

B.A.S.S. announced, along with a large coalition of angler groups, the official launch of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC), a new intuitive online advocacy system that allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call or tweet their […]
July 2, 2015

Applications for TPWD Drawn Hunts is now open

Applications for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts in more than 35 hunt categories on 95 areas throughout the state is now open. You’ll find affordable opportunities for whitetail, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, exotics, […]
June 30, 2015

MirooNamoo Media Group signs exclusive FLW licensing agreement to run FLW tournaments in South Korea

FLW announced an exclusive licensing agreement with MirooNamoo Media Group from South Korea to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments in the Eastern-Asian country at a contract signing preceding the weigh-in at the Walmart FLW Tour at […]
June 29, 2015

Draft Catfish Management Plan available for review

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s draft catfish management plan is now available for public review and comment. The document details the department’s overall plans for expanding and enhancing the state’s second-most popular fishery. It may be […]
June 16, 2015

Tropical Storm Bill – Matagorda

Current conditions … winds are maybe 30 mph, sometimes gusts to 40. Rains are light. “I bet we haven’t had a quarter inch of rain total,” said Capt. Tommy Countz. “We could still get some; there […]
June 12, 2015

Floodwaters causing new ‘dead zone’ in Gulf

The heavy rains that caused major flooding along several Texas rivers over the past several weeks are fueling the creation of a new “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico and soon could lead to significant […]
June 9, 2015

TPWD reopens alligator gar fishing on Trinity River

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reopening fishing for alligator gar in portions of the river between the Highway 31 Bridge near Trinidad and the Highway 7 Bridge near Crockett effective Thursday, June 11. TPWD […]
June 5, 2015

Free fishing in State Parks

From all accounts it looks like this Saturday will be a great day to be outdoors. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department encourages more people to get out and enjoy the great sport of fishing. It has […]
May 22, 2015

Get the lead out …

TF&G – Banning traditional fishing tackle in California will \ A report released on Monday by the California Coastal Conservation Association and the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) demonstrates that banning traditional fishing tackle will have a […]
May 13, 2015

App for reporting Red Snapper catches

TPWD needs your help to make sure that Texas gets its share of red snapper. A new free app makes reporting even easier. Download the app now at www.iSnapper.org. You can also report your catch online […]