Texas Fish & Game

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May 4, 2023

Women Hunt 2023 Taking Applications

This October 2023, at the FTW Ranch in the beautiful southwestern tier of the Texas Hill Country, selected women will partake in the facility’s cutting-edge Sportsman’s All-Weather All-Terrain Marksmanship (SAAM) New Hunter Course. “Taking the SAAM […]
April 26, 2023

11 Deer Test Positive For CWD In Louisiana

Eleven deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Tensas Parish during the 2022-23 hunting season, bringing Louisiana’s total to 12 cases since the discovery of the disease in January of 2022. All 12 positive […]
April 3, 2023

NWTF: Turkey Revolution Year 5

Turkey Revolution Year 5: Giving Back By Chester Moore IN 2019 I BEGAN a quest to raise awareness to wild turkey conservation. The goal was to use photojournalism to show the story of wild turkeys in […]
April 3, 2023

NWTF: Eastern Turkey Aware

Eastern Turkey Aware The more people that realize we have Eastern turkeys in Texas, the more light we can shine on the great work done by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and National Wild Turkey […]
April 3, 2023

NWTF: The Texas Turkey Story

The Texas Turkey Story Podcast
April 3, 2023

Tracking Texas Eastern Turkeys

Tracking Texas Eastern Turkeys By Chester Moore The speed at which a bulky wild turkey can take to the air and disappear into a forest canopy is impressive. Turkeys most often run when retreating but are […]
March 15, 2023

TPWD Examines Turkey Prospects By Ecological Region

While the 2022 drought and heat have reduced wild turkey numbers across Texas, hunters who hit the field this spring should see plenty of birds in areas that typically house huntable populations of wild turkeys. Texas […]
February 1, 2023

5 Dos And 4 Don’ts Of Hunting For Beginners

HUNTING IS ONE OF THE MOST challenging outdoor sports. Like other outdoor activities such as hiking or mountaineering, you must learn various skills before going on your first hunting trip. This includes basic survival techniques and […]
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 […]