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January 9, 2020

TX Anglers Reel In Record Catches

AUSTIN – Since 1971, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Angler Recognition Program has recognized fishing excellence by maintaining the fish record lists for all public and private water bodies across the state. Participation in the program has […]
January 1, 2020

Eastern Turkey Release (Video)

Eastern Turkey Release “There he goes!” My daughter Faith excitedly proclaimed those words as she cracked open a box and released an Eastern turkey into the wilds of Titus County, TX. We went to document the […]
December 18, 2019

Bighorns & Muleys on Elephant Mountain

Three weeks ago I had the incredible privilege of visiting Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA) south of Alpine, TX. Benny Benavidez with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) escorted me to the top of […]
November 21, 2019

TPWD Considering Freshwater Changes

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries management staff are considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations at water bodies located in Cooke, Tom Green, Grayson, and Williamson counties for 2020-21. Staff previewed the potential […]
November 13, 2019

Learn About TPWD Sunset Process

The Sunset Advisory Commission is reviewing the mission and performance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and welcomes public comments on whether the agency is still needed and ideas to improve its operations and […]
October 24, 2019

TPWD Comments On Stump Removal

recent media release by the Preserve Lake Dunlap Association (PLDA) stated that stump removal was underway at Lake Dunlap with full approval and with permission from TPWD. This statement is inaccurate. TPWD staff did not approve […]
October 17, 2019

Game Wardens Encounter Wild Situations

Reports From Game Wardens The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports of game wardens. From Cheer to Fear While on the way to patrol the San Jacinto River, a […]
June 20, 2019

State Recommends Anglers “Go West”

With long summer holidays on the horizon, many anglers are looking for unique fishing destinations to explore with friends and family. This year, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department fisheries staff are encouraging Texans to try heading […]
June 19, 2019

Endangered Falcon Found On Island

On June 1, researchers put leg bands on fuzzy Aplomado falcon chicks at Mustang Island State Park, where a pair of adult falcons occupy one of 67 artificial nest structures maintained along the Texas coast. A […]
May 14, 2019

Texas Bighorn Sheep Gets License Plate

Helping Texas Wild Sheep Texans can help the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in its wildlife conservation efforts through their purchase of the new Desert Bighorn Sheep conservation license plate, available now. The new plate sells for […]
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