Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 20, 2016
Game Warden

Regulation Helping to Keep Redfish Bay Seagrass Healthy after 10 Years

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) field sampling surveys show a significant reduction in propeller scarring since it became illegal to destroy any of the five species of seagrass found in the Redfish Bay State Scientific […]
June 14, 2016

2016 19th Annual Blue Wave Boats Owners Tournament

2016 19th Annual Blue Wave Boats Owners Tournament Dates: July 22 & 23 Location: Galveston Yacht Basin Registration: http://bluewaveboats.com/owners/owners-tournament/register-for-the-owners-tournament/   Blue Wave Boats is having their 19th annual owners tournament at the Galveston Yacht Basin on July […]
June 8, 2016

$1 Million Artificial Reef to Enhance Texas Coastal Marine Habitat

“Keeping it Wild” reef near Port O’Connor to be largest in Texas waters Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) and Coastal Conservation Association Texas are partnering with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to create the […]
May 31, 2016

Texas Game Wardens Bolt into Action During Latest Round of Storms

While most of Central and Southeast Texas hunkered down for another round of heavy rains and flooding late last night, Texas Game Wardens were busy mobilizing search and rescue resources and heading into the areas hit […]
May 26, 2016

Blue Mountain Peak Ranch Named 2016 Leopold Conservation Award Winner

AUSTIN – When Richard Taylor and his late wife, Sally, moved to Texas in 2001 and bought land in the heart of Mason County, they knew their work was cut out. The land, which had been […]
May 25, 2016

Boaters Urged to “Clean, Drain and Dry” to Protect Texas Lakes from Invasive Zebra Mussels

Record Funding from Texas Legislature Pairs with Contributions from River Authorities, Cities to Fund Public Awareness and Control AUSTIN — Bolstered by record funding from the Texas Legislature, a multi-partner coalition of river authorities, cities and […]
May 16, 2016
Game Warden

Game Warden Take to Twitter for National Safe Boating Week

Texas Game Wardens will conduct their fifth virtual patrol ride-along via Twitter on May 21, the opening day of National Safe Boating Week. The wardens will give the public a first-hand look at what it’s like […]
May 13, 2016

Angler Access to Texas Rivers Continues to Improve

Angler access to Texas rivers continues to improve through a public-private partnership between cooperating landowners and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). Through leases with Texas landowners, angler access has now been expanded along reaches of […]
May 12, 2016
Bald eagle steals catch

Bald Eagle Drops Out of the Sky and Steals Angler’s Fish

All I really have to say about this bald eagle video is: ‘Merica. The bald eagle is know for its patriotic symbolism, but they are also cunning hunters and apparently pretty decent anglers as well. While fishing at a […]
May 11, 2016

Digital Editor’s Favorite: Florida Man Tries to Kiss Cottonmouth Snake, Hospitalized after Bite

Editor’s note: I came across this today while cleaning up some posts.  Its an oldie but worth a second look. One Florida man learned the hard way that water moccasins do not make the best kissing partners. […]
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