Texas Fish & Game

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December 1, 2016

‘Tis the Season for Rainbow Trout Fishing in Texas

TPWD Winter Stocking Effort Underway at over 100 Sites AUSTIN – These stockings won’t be found hanging by the chimney, but they’ll still bring plenty of joy this winter to boys and girls of all ages. […]
November 25, 2016

Fall into Fishing along the Texas Coast

AUSTIN – Anglers are taking full advantage of the recent unseasonably warm weather this fall that has kept fishing conditions pleasant along the Texas coast, according to coastal fisheries biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife […]
November 25, 2016
Game Warden

Water Levels Rise at Lake Colorado City State Park

AUSTIN— After nearly a decade of low water levels hindering boating opportunities at Lake Colorado City State Park, the lake levels are on the rise thanks to recent rainfall. The park lake covers over 1,600 surface […]
November 24, 2016
Game Warden

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Third Time’s a Charm Further evidence that some people just don’t learn from their mistakes, a Titus County game warden was […]
November 21, 2016

TPWD Filing Felony Charges Following Assault on Texas Game Warden

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) law enforcement officials plan to file felony charges Friday in Bastrop County on 36-year-old Jake Russell Childers for resisting arrest and assault on a state game warden attempting […]
November 16, 2016

Habitat Improvement Projects Building Better Fishing on Brazos River Basin Reservoirs

Collaborative Effort Bolsters Lake Granbury, Possum Kingdom and Proctor AUSTIN — Thanks to collaboration between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Brazos River Authority (BRA) and other supporters and volunteers, new habitat enhancements designed to […]
November 15, 2016
Game Warden

Online Survey Seeks to Understand Private Land Management Needs

TPWD Urging Private Landowners to Participate in Brief Questionnaire AUSTIN – Understanding Texas private landowner needs, preferences and concerns in operating and managing their land and natural resources is the purpose of a brief online questionnaire […]
November 8, 2016

Waterfowl Hunting Season Gets Underway

Warm Weather Could Hamper Prospects Early On AUSTIN – Waterfowlers will be looking to the north for help as duck and goose hunting seasons kick off this week under less than ideal conditions. A lack of […]
October 31, 2016

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told, hunters bought over 79,000 Big Time […]
October 28, 2016

Texas Quail Hunters Ready for the “Boom”

Quail Season opens Saturday with high expectations AUSTIN – Quail live on the edge. In lean years when weather and habitat conditions conspire against them, the birds hunker down and then when things are right their […]