Texas Fish & Game

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July 1, 2020

WSF Announces Asian Wild Sheep Plan

The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) has announced a major advancement in the conservation and management of Central Asia’s wild sheep and goat populations under the Foundation’s Central Asia Conservation Initiative (CACI). The initiative includes the signing […]
June 25, 2020

Senate Passes Outdoors Act

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed historic legislation that will have long-term benefits for wildlife conservation, ducks and duck hunters. The Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422) passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and includes two elements […]
June 23, 2020

Dove Banding Study Underway

AUSTIN — From June to August each year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff place leg bands on thousands of mourning and white-winged doves to monitor the factors that influence dove populations. Information from hunter-reported […]
June 23, 2020

Moore to guest on “Hunting Matters”

(Houston, TX- June 24, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcome Chester Moore, an award-winning wildlife journalist, and conservationist and Editor-In-Chief of Texas Fish & Game. Moore will appear on the program 6-7 […]
June 18, 2020

Texas Outdoor Annual Going Digital-Only

In the latest change driven by the current public health situation, the Texas Outdoor Annual Hunting, Fishing, and Boating Regulations will be going all-digital for the upcoming hunting and fishing license season, starting when licenses go […]
June 10, 2020

Animal Rights Using Pandemic

IT WAS THE Archduke Ferdinand moment in the ongoing struggle for hunting and fishing access and opportunities. Just as the assassination of the Archduke was the first domino that fell in the game of death and […]
May 14, 2020

Duck Survey Cancelled

For the first time in its 65-year history, the Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey has been cancelled by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and state partners due to COVID-19 […]
May 13, 2020

Wild Facts About Wild Turkeys

Join host Chester Moore as he interviews Jason Hardin, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Wild Turkey Program leader about turkeys in Texas. Learn about ongoing Rio Grande research and even restoration, the hard work of restoring […]
April 29, 2020

He Killed A Polar Bear With A Recurve!

The polar bear is one of the most dangerous animals on the planet. That’s what makes this story on Chester Moore’s “Higher Calling” podcast so unique. Learn how Canadian outfitter Scott Smith bagged a polar bear […]
April 22, 2020

Fishing, Hunting Could Expand

Continuing the Trump Administration’s significant efforts to increase recreational access on public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today a historic proposal for new and expanded hunting and fishing opportunities across more […]
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