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Anglers Catch Hundreds of Record-Setting Fish

Anglers Catch Hundreds of Record-Setting Fish

ATHENS – Anglers throughout Texas established fishing records through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Angler Recognition Program (ARP) in 2023, highlighted by one…

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26 – March 3 Promotes Initiatives to Prevent Harmful, Non-Native Plants and Wildlife

National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26 – March 3 Promotes Initiatives to Prevent Harmful, Non-Native Plants and Wildlife

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) encourages Texans to take action against invasive species that negatively impact the state’s natural resources and…

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Executive Director Appointed to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

Executive Director Appointed to the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

AUSTIN — The Secretaries of Interior and Commerce recently appointed Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Executive Director, David Yoskowitz, Ph.D., to serve on the…

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O.H. Ivie Charges Forward with Another Legacy Lunker

O.H. Ivie Charges Forward with Another Legacy Lunker

ATHENS – O.H. Ivie returned to the spotlight Wednesday with its fourth Legacy Class Lunker of the 2024 Toyota ShareLunker season. Angler Thaddeus Galey of…

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TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Area in Matagorda Bay

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest Area in Matagorda Bay

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-11 in Matagorda Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday,…

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Anglers Deliver a ShareLunker Trifecta

Anglers Deliver a ShareLunker Trifecta

ATHENS – Three anglers at three separate lakes caught Legacy Class ShareLunkers Monday afternoon to kickstart the second month of the 2024 Toyota ShareLunker collection…

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