Spring’s Freshwater Fishin’ Bonanza

Spring’s Freshwater Fishin’ Bonanza

The time is at hand for some of the year’s very best fishing for a variety of popular species on public waters. Story and photography…

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Free-Range Axis With An Air Rifle

Free-Range Axis With An Air Rifle

Story and photography by Tom Claycomb III The last few years TOJ’s Publisher/Editor Bill L. Olson has been monitoring the discussion and progression of big…

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TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest in Galveston Bay

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest in Galveston Bay

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-1, TX-5, TX-6, TX-7 in Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvest beginning…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) law enforcement reports. Penny Pinching A Shelby County game warden followed up…

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Launches 35th Season this Weekend

Toyota ShareLunker Program Launches 35th Season this Weekend

AUSTIN – The turning of the calendar to January signals the beginning of the 35th season of the Toyota Sharelunker program. The year-round Toyota Sharelunker…

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Enjoy Miles of Fun in 2021 on a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

Enjoy Miles of Fun in 2021 on a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park

AUSTIN— Start the new year in nature with a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park. This New Year’s Day, walk, bike or paddle…

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Two Texas Game Wardens Recognized as Officers of the Year

Two Texas Game Wardens Recognized as Officers of the Year

AUSTIN — Two Texas Game Wardens were recognized this week for their outstanding efforts and contributions toward supporting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) mission….

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Lake Buchanan Designated as “Infested” with Zebra Mussels

Lake Buchanan Designated as “Infested” with Zebra Mussels

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has designated Lake Buchanan, located west of Burnet and north of Inks Lake in the Colorado…

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Emergency Resuscitation Kits Aid in Rescue of Five-Year-Old in Starr County

Emergency Resuscitation Kits Aid in Rescue of Five-Year-Old in Starr County

AUSTIN— Thanks to funding provided by state lawmakers during the last legislative session, 500 Texas Game Wardens and Texas State Park Police Officers across Texas…

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Winter Season Offers Multiple Opportunities for Texas Bird Hunters

Winter Season Offers Multiple Opportunities for Texas Bird Hunters

AUSTIN — While winter in Texas is often synonymous with spending dawn and dusk in a deer blind, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) wants…

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