Get Ready for Free Fishing Day in Texas June 1

Get Ready for Free Fishing Day in Texas June 1

AUSTIN – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week….

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More Zebra Mussels Found in Texas Lakes; Boaters Urged to ‘Clean, Drain, Dry’ This Summer

More Zebra Mussels Found in Texas Lakes; Boaters Urged to ‘Clean, Drain, Dry’ This Summer

Lakes Walter E. Long, Granger, Placid and Dunlap Added to Statewide List of Zebra Mussel Suspect and Positive Lakes AUSTIN – With four Central Texas lakes…

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TPWD Reopens Alligator Gar Fishing in Trinity River

TPWD Reopens Alligator Gar Fishing in Trinity River

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reopening fishing for alligator gar in portions of the river between the Highway 287 bridge near Cayuga and State…

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Ray Roberts Lake State Park Isle Du Bois Unit Closes Day Use Area Starting May 28 for Repair Project

Ray Roberts Lake State Park Isle Du Bois Unit Closes Day Use Area Starting May 28 for Repair Project

PILOT POINT— Ray Roberts Lake State Parks’ Isle Du Bois Unit is closing its day use area for a major capital repair project until fall…

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Awards $3.81 Million in Recreational Trail Grants to Texas Communities

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Awards $3.81 Million in Recreational Trail Grants to Texas Communities

Additional $700,000 re-allocated from previous funding for state park trail improvements AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $3.81 million dollars in grants to…

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Texas Game Wardens Stress Boating Safety Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Texas Game Wardens Stress Boating Safety Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

AUSTIN – Last year, 29 boating fatalities and hundreds of boat accidents and injuries occurred on Texas waters. As part of National Safe Boating Week…

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Killam Duval County Ranch Receives Texas Leopold Conservation Award

Killam Duval County Ranch Receives Texas Leopold Conservation Award

AUSTIN, TX – Killam Duval County Ranch near Freer in South Texas is the recipient of the 2019 Texas Leopold Conservation Award. The prestigious award,…

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TPWD Warns Anglers About Virus from Imported Bait Shrimp

TPWD Warns Anglers About Virus from Imported Bait Shrimp

AUSTIN- With many people getting out their rod and reel for summer fishing trips, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) wants to warn all…

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TPWD says ‘Thank You’ to Law Enforcement with New Free Fishing Weekend

TPWD says ‘Thank You’ to Law Enforcement with New Free Fishing Weekend

“Free Fishing for Law Enforcement Weekend” Being Held in Texas Public Waters May 18-19 AUSTIN –  To recognize the service and sacrifice made by Texas…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Something Very Fishy Here On April 7, a Delta County…

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