Annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Dates Set for 2020

Annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Dates Set for 2020

AUSTIN —Each February for 18 years, countless volunteers spend 10 days on the water along the Texas coastline searching the bays for abandoned crab traps…

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Battleship TEXAS Foundation Now Accepting Proposals for Battleship TEXAS’s New Home

Battleship TEXAS Foundation Now Accepting Proposals for Battleship TEXAS’s New Home

LA PORTE— The Battleship TEXAS Foundation (BTF) is now accepting proposals for the selection of a home port for the Battleship TEXAS after it returns…

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TPW Commission Approves Rule Changes to Assist with Growth of Managed Lands Deer Program

TPW Commission Approves Rule Changes to Assist with Growth of Managed Lands Deer Program

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved changes to the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP), which provides landowners and land managers with…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

Lawn Enforcement On Jan. 3, a Newton County game warden completed an investigation into a hunting without landowner consent case. The case involved one subject…

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Two K-9 Wardens and Two Texas Game Wardens Recognized by TPW Commission

Two K-9 Wardens and Two Texas Game Wardens Recognized by TPW Commission

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized two K-9 wardens and two game wardens during today’s meeting for their contributions and efforts supporting…

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Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

MATHIS – On Saturday, Jan. 25, the park rangers at Lake Corpus Christi State Park will be hosting its 28th annual kid fish event as…

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductee

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductee

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Shane Wilson, retired public educator and founder of Fishing’s Future, will be inducted into…

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More Than 5,200 Visitors Roared Into 2020 With a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

More Than 5,200 Visitors Roared Into 2020 With a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

AUSTIN— Visitors from every corner of the state headed to a Texas State Park on Jan. 1 to help usher in the new decade with…

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Wraps Up 2019 with 327 Entries, Announces Year-End $5,000 Drawing Winner

Toyota ShareLunker Program Wraps Up 2019 with 327 Entries, Announces Year-End $5,000 Drawing Winner

AUSTIN – In 2019, anglers entered 327 lunker bass over 8 pounds in the Toyota ShareLunker program from 88 lakes across the state. In addition…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s law enforcement reports. Operation Lights Out In December, 20 game wardens were called…

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