Richland Chambers Reservoir Elevated to “Infested” with Invasive Zebra Mussels

Richland Chambers Reservoir Elevated to “Infested” with Invasive Zebra Mussels

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has upgraded Richland Chambers Reservoir southeast of Dallas to fully “infested” with invasive zebra mussels. Fully…

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Wildlife Experts Encourage Bear Safety Amid Sporadic Sightings in Texas

Wildlife Experts Encourage Bear Safety Amid Sporadic Sightings in Texas

AUSTIN — As occasional bear sightings continue to crop up in the west and southwestern portions of the state, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department…

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Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest to Benefit TPWD Arrives at Lake Fork Nov. 5-8

Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest to Benefit TPWD Arrives at Lake Fork Nov. 5-8

AUSTIN – The Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest (TBTF) is heading back to Lake Fork for the second year in a row, bringing world class bass…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. Familiar Faces A Titus County game warden caught three men fishing…

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TPWD Law Enforcement Offices Reopen to the Public

TPWD Law Enforcement Offices Reopen to the Public

AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Law Enforcement office locations have now reopened to the public. Appointments are no longer required, except at…

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Recent Weather Sets High Expectations for Archery-Only Season Opener

Recent Weather Sets High Expectations for Archery-Only Season Opener

AUSTIN – Expectations are high for the archery hunting season opening day thanks to recent rain events, mild temperatures and reported deer movement throughout the…

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Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application Goes Online

Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application Goes Online

AUSTIN – On Oct. 5, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) debuts a new online permitting system for applications to stock triploid grass carp…

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Giant Salvinia Rebounds on Lake Athens and Lake Gilmer

Giant Salvinia Rebounds on Lake Athens and Lake Gilmer

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the resurgence of giant salvinia on Lake Athens and Lake Gilmer following surveys on each…

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About the October 2020 Cover

About the October 2020 Cover

On the heels of the his successful “La Gran Sombra” whitetail painting, popular Texas artist of Brian Grimm’s makes big buck hunters’ neck swell with…

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2020 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

2020 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

TOJ’s Annual Forecast of Whitetail, Mule Deer, Pronghorn, Quail and other Game Animals along with the latest from-the-field information. Story by Bill L. OlsonPhotography by…

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