Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

November 14, 2022

What Are Those White Sheep In The Hill Country?

Emails coming into Texas Fish & Game to identify wildlife or answer various questions related to distribution of certain species are commonplace. We welcome them and appreciate the opportunity to dialogue with our audience. We recently […]
October 25, 2022

Habitat Conditions Will Challenge TX Duck Hunters

Dry conditions across the state could pose some challenges as waterfowl hunters gear up for the start of the new season. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists indicate habitat conditions are not ideal for ducks […]
October 25, 2022

Elk Get Boost In Appalachians

Furthering more than three decades of support in the region, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners allocated more than $1.45 million dollars over the next two years to benefit elk and elk country in […]
October 19, 2022

Drought Impacts TX Quail Numbers

Bobwhite and scaled quail populations continue to battle against drought conditions across Texas as quail season opens statewide Oct. 29. This means hunting opportunities and success will vary throughout the state. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department […]
October 19, 2022

Women Empowered by Hunting, Conservation Education

“The outdoors is such an exciting place. I just love it.” Kat Hunter spoke those words as she gazed out into the beautiful, rugged FTW Ranch on the southwestern tier of the Edwards Plateau. This Texan […]
October 19, 2022

Special Elk Hunt Generates Big Conservation Funding

Hunters supporting Virginia’s first-ever managed elk hunt scheduled to take place October 8-14 generated more than $606,000 to bolster wildlife and management projects with the state’s elk management zone.  “This funding is an indicator of the […]
October 11, 2022

Study Finds Mule Deer Need Migration Corridors

When migrating mule deer encounter energy development, they stall just long enough to let their spring forage go stale, according to a collaborative study published today led by the U.S. Geological Survey and University of Wyoming. […]
October 11, 2022

Wild Sheep Foundation Partners With Navajo Nation

The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) welcomed the Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife as a new Affiliate. “Our Chapters and Affiliates represent a driving force for wild sheep conservation efforts on the ground,” said Gray […]
September 28, 2022

What Every Hunter Should Know About The Bird Flu

Even though the U.S. Department of Agriculture has now reversed its ill-timed Sept. 2 ban on importing game birds taken in Canada, waterfowl hunters throughout North America could still be impacted by the spread of highly […]
September 28, 2022

A Look At The Groundbreaking Women Hunt Program

For many reasons, the fastest-growing segment in the hunter/conservationist community today is women, and as mentioned in my May 2022 article in FishGame.com: The Outdoor Nation, I’m the Chair of the Wild Sheep Foundation’s (WSF) Women […]