Texas Fish & Game

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November 16, 2022

Game Wardens Honored In Austin

Harris County Game Wardens, K-9 and Critical Incident Teams recognized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Commission during Thursday’s meeting for contributions across the state Houston Game Wardens Receive Top Law Enforcement Award Texas Parks […]
September 7, 2022

Applications Being Accepted For Game Warden Academy

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is currently accepting applications for its 66th Texas Game Warden Cadet class. As fully commissioned peace officers, game wardens are responsible for the enforcement of Texas laws across the […]
July 19, 2022

TX Wardens Give 1,500 Plus Boating Citations-In One Weekend!

As Texans hit the waterways across the state to recognize July Fourth, Texas Game Wardens were out in force to ensure everyone stayed safe on the water. “Texas Game Wardens partnered with thousands of law enforcement […]
June 8, 2022

Wardens Issue Fewer Boater-Related Citations

Texas Game Wardens issued fewer boating-related citations over Memorial Day weekend than they did in 2021. They cited increased boating safety awareness and patrols by game wardens and other marine safety officers as contributors to a […]
November 24, 2021

Game Warden Field Notes

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit released a “Be on the Lookout” bulletin to assist in the identification of an individual and vehicle last seen leaving a crime scene in the San Elizario […]
February 17, 2021

Hunter Enters Inelligible Buck In Contest

A Webb County game warden and Duval County game warden completed an investigation on an individual who had entered a deer into the local Muy Grande Deer Contest. The individual who shot the deer was from […]
February 16, 2021

Wardens Aid Disabled Vet

A Polk County game warden was contacted by a woman on social media asking if he had any meat to donate for her family of six. The warden donated deer meat and after getting to know […]
January 13, 2021

Gator Poaching Case Closed

Three game wardens from Johnson, Ellis, and Harris Counties and a State Park Police Officer concluded a three-month investigation into an alligator poaching case. In mid-September, game wardens received a tip about an individual living in […]
December 31, 2020

Boy Saved After Falling In Well

Thanks to funding provided by state lawmakers during the last legislative session, 500 Texas Game Wardens and Texas State Park Police Officers across Texas have been trained and equipped with emergency first aid and oxygen kits […]
December 16, 2020

Crossbow Poacher Driveby

Two Trinity County game wardens received a call from the local sheriff’s office about a hunter who had just shot a buck in a yard from a vehicle. The landowner thought a rifle was used and […]