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May 28, 2020

TPWD Changes Numerous Freshwater Regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted multiple changes to the freshwater fishing regulations for the upcoming 2020-2021 season at the meeting held virtually May 21. Modifications include length limits and harvest regulations at some waterbodies […]
May 28, 2020

Endangered Falcons Born On Mustang Island

On May 16, researchers banded two females and one male 26-day-old northern aplomado falcon chicks at Mustang Island State Park. This banding is part of ongoing restoration efforts by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the nonprofit […]
May 28, 2020
doodlebug rig

When to Use the Doodle-Bug Rig

The Doodle-Bug is a common surf rig, but most people clip either a Doodle-Bug or a bottom rig onto the end of the line without giving much thought to which is most appropriate for the situation. […]
May 28, 2020

TPWD Changes Flounder Size Limit

On May 21, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission discussed several changes to state saltwater fishing regulations, including updates to the recreational and commercial flounder fishery regulations and paddle craft all-water guide license. The following changes […]
May 27, 2020

Hen Turkey Defends Nest Against Snake (Video)

The beauty of everyone having a high definition video camera in the form of their phone is we get to see wildlife interactions rarely viewed in past times. Jackson Wheat was walking through the woods near […]
May 27, 2020

Encountering The Bloody, Bearded Man In The Woods (A True Story)

Chester Moore interviews Lou Marullo, master bowhunting education instructor and author of String Theory For Bowhunters, about a crazy encounter with a bloody, bearded man he encounters in a remote set of woods an hour before […]
May 26, 2020
mahi mahi fish

Save the Day with Mahi-Mahi

The mahi you see pictured here was certainly no giant. Nor was it the intended target of the day, which was supposed to be all about tuna fishing. But sometimes things just don’t go your way, […]
May 26, 2020

Black Bears In East Texas-The Latest Research

Join host Chester Moore as he discusses black bears in East Texas with Dr. Daniel Scognamillo and Sarah Fuller of the Arthur Temple College of Forestry & Agriculture at Stephe F. Austin University. Learn the history […]
May 21, 2020

Wildland Firefighters Keeping Fires At Bay

Spring sunshine brings warm, fresh days to clean up the yard, hike or drive through the countryside. We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service know how many of you look forward to your yards and […]
May 21, 2020

Feds Address Slaughter of Gorilla Game Wardens

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service joins the global conservation community in mourning the 17 lives lost in the recent tragic attack on community members, park rangers, and staff of the Virunga National Park. Virunga’s devoted rangers are […]