Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts, which were selected at…

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Sunset Advisory Commission Invites Public Input on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Sunset Advisory Commission Invites Public Input on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

AUSTIN – The Sunset Advisory Commission is reviewing the mission and performance of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and welcomes public comments on…

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Newest Texas Paddling Trail Launches on Sabine River

Newest Texas Paddling Trail Launches on Sabine River

AUSTIN – The Sabine Sandbar Paddling Trail near Carthage opens this week, offering paddlers the opportunity to enjoy tree-lined river views and plenty of wildlife…

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Iconic Whooping Cranes Making Way to Texas Coast

Iconic Whooping Cranes Making Way to Texas Coast

First Sightings Reported in Seadrift in early October AUSTIN – With the first sightings of iconic, endangered whooping cranes along the Texas coast, the Texas…

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Texas Deer Hunters Welcome Cooler Weather for Opening Weekend

Texas Deer Hunters Welcome Cooler Weather for Opening Weekend

New mandatory harvest reporting required for antlerless deer harvest AUSTIN – Deer hunters hoping for a change in the weather may be in luck for…

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Texas Oyster Season Opens Nov. 1 with Multiple Closings

Texas Oyster Season Opens Nov. 1 with Multiple Closings

TEXAS- The Texas commercial and recreational oyster season opens Nov. 1, 2019 and closes April 30, 2020. However, six areas will remain closed despite the…

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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. Turtle-y Awesome Tip While patrolling Willacy County, game wardens received…

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Wildlife Experts Predict Quality Quail Hunting Ahead of Season Opener Oct. 26

Wildlife Experts Predict Quality Quail Hunting Ahead of Season Opener Oct. 26

AUSTIN – With quail hunting season opening Saturday, Oct. 26 statewide, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife biologists predict average to above-average prospects across most…

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Texas Game Wardens Recognized for Life-Saving Heroics at Annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony

Texas Game Wardens Recognized for Life-Saving Heroics at Annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony

AUSTIN— Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith honored several men and women for their outstanding acts of service at the 15th annual…

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Hunting Conditions Forecasted to Yield a Fruitful Waterfowl Season

Hunting Conditions Forecasted to Yield a Fruitful Waterfowl Season

Reduced bag limits for pintails heading into the season; Goose population continues to flounder AUSTIN— Hunters heading to the field this fall with hopes to…

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