TPWD Announces Funding Opportunity for Streamside Landowners

TPWD Announces Funding Opportunity for Streamside Landowners

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is looking to expand public access to fishing and paddling on Texas rivers through leased access agreements…

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2020 Winners

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2020 Winners

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is pleased to announce the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest winners for 2020. The State-Fish…

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Texas Outdoor Annual to go All-Digital for 2020-2021 Hunting, Fishing Season

Texas Outdoor Annual to go All-Digital for 2020-2021 Hunting, Fishing Season

AUSTIN— In the latest change driven by the current public health situation, the Texas Outdoor Annual Hunting, Fishing and Boating Regulations will be going all-digital…

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Texas Hunting and Fishing License, Boat Registration Offices Open for Appointments Only

Texas Hunting and Fishing License, Boat Registration Offices Open for Appointments Only

AUSTIN— Starting June 1, all Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement offices statewide and the license and registration office at the Austin headquarters will…

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Gear Up for Free Fishing Day in Texas June 6

Gear Up for Free Fishing Day in Texas June 6

AUSTIN – The first Saturday in June each year is designated as Free Fishing Day in the state of Texas. Texans can fish on any…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

Hook, Line, and Sinker While patrolling Lake Lewisville, two Denton County game wardens responded to a call of an assault to find that a bank…

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Common Salvinia Discovered on Lake Fork

Common Salvinia Discovered on Lake Fork

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the presence of common salvinia on Lake Fork near Emory after conducting a vegetation survey…

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Texas Game Wardens Put Wraps on Busy Memorial Day Weekend Boating Safety Effort

Texas Game Wardens Put Wraps on Busy Memorial Day Weekend Boating Safety Effort

AUSTIN – Thousands of Texans headed out to lakes, rivers and coastal bays to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, and Texas Game Wardens were out in…

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New Overnight Reservations to Resume for Summer Trips to Texas State Parks

New Overnight Reservations to Resume for Summer Trips to Texas State Parks

AUSTIN—Starting May 27, visitors will be able to make camping reservations at parks with arrival dates between June 1 and Sept. 7. This gradual reopening…

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TPWD Reminds Boaters to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’

TPWD Reminds Boaters to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’

AUSTIN – With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend and summertime temperatures, Texans may be getting out on the water. The Texas Parks and Wildlife…

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