Texas Fish & Game

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January 31, 2019

Desert Bighorns Released Into Mexico

he steep and imposing canyon walls of Sierra El Alamo are lined with images that reveal the significance of wild sheep to local inhabitants thousands of years ago. Once widely distributed throughout northern Mexico, less than […]
January 31, 2019

A Look At The Mule Deer Of Texas (Video)

Mulies of the Plains A large-scale research project is taking a closer look at mule deer in the Texas Panhandle according to the Mule Deer Foundation. Three Texas universities have teamed up with the Texas Parks […]
January 30, 2019

Hogs The Size of Grizzlies

A half dozen or so 50-60 pound hogs began running in circles around a feeder and then fled the scene. Out of the brush came what looked like a Buick. A wide, tall and long, black, […]
January 28, 2019

African Hog Caught West of San Antonio

The Red river hog is a native of West-Central Africa and rarely shies from the thick cover of rainforests. That makes the fact Steven Anderson caught one in a hog trap west of San Antonio, TX […]
January 24, 2019

5 Trout Proposal For Upper Coast Accepted

5 Trout Limit The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) Commission has accepted a proposal to lower the speckled trout limit from FM 457 to the Louisiana border on the Upper Coast (Galveston, Sabine areas) from […]
January 24, 2019

Night Alligator Gar Shooting Ban Proposed

Texas bowfishermen could soon be banned from taking alligator gar at night on all waters statewide as part of a proposed regulation change recently introduced by inland fisheries managers with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department […]
January 24, 2019

Economic Impact Of Fishing Huge Report Says

Today, NOAA released the 11th Fisheries Economics of the United States reportwhich provides the most up-to-date economic statistics on commercial and recreational fisheries as well as seafood-related businesses for each coastal state and the nation. “In 2016, commercial […]
January 24, 2019

CWD – State On Lookout For Infected Deer

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in three white-tailed deer in Medina, Dallam, and Hartley Counties, and in three mule deer in Hudspeth, Hartley, and El Paso Counties. TPWD […]
January 23, 2019

A Look At How Marine Mammals Impacted By Sonar, Military Testing

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) today issued final authorizations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act to incidentally, but not intentionally, “take” marine mammals during Naval training and testing in the Pacific. This is the third […]
January 23, 2019

Houston Safari Club Convention Kicks Off Friday

The Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) annual convention and expo is fast approaching! Attendees can meet hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, attend banquets and live auctions and experience live music, raffles, and more. Online […]
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