Fugitive Involved in Shootout with Texas Game Warden Captured

Fugitive Involved in Shootout with Texas Game Warden Captured

AUSTIN – Texas game wardens, with assistance from U.S. Marshalls and the Dallas Police Department, have taken into custody a suspect involved in a firefight…

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Whooping Cranes Make Late Migration into Texas

Whooping Cranes Make Late Migration into Texas

AUSTIN – With the first pods of iconic, endangered whooping cranes starting to arrive on their wintering grounds along the Texas coast, the Texas Parks…

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive Species

Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive Species

AUSTIN – With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding…

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Texas Deer Hunters Set for Saturday’s Opening Day

Texas Deer Hunters Set for Saturday’s Opening Day

AUSTIN – Despite unseasonably warm temperatures in the forecast for much of the state, a rather balmy start for this weekend’s Texas deer season opener…

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Inland Fisheries Staff Considering Simplified Largemouth Bass Regulations Across the State

Inland Fisheries Staff Considering Simplified Largemouth Bass Regulations Across the State

AUSTIN – After nearly a year of reviewing special largemouth bass regulations in place across the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department inland fisheries management…

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Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest Coming to Lake Travis

Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest Coming to Lake Travis

Elite Fishing Tournament Heading to Austin in 2018 AUSTIN – Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest (TBTF) benefiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is coming…

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Zebra Mussels Discovered in Richland Chambers Reservoir

Zebra Mussels Discovered in Richland Chambers Reservoir

AUSTIN — Invasive zebra mussels have been positively identified in Richland Chambers Reservoir, one of the state’s largest inland reservoirs. TPWD fisheries biologists confirmed the…

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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 selected at random from…

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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. Special of the Day Dallas area game wardens received a…

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Oyster Seasons Open Nov. 1 with New Regulations

Oyster Seasons Open Nov. 1 with New Regulations

AUSTIN – The Texas commercial and recreational oyster seasons open at sunrise on Nov. 1, 2017 and close at 3:30 p.m. on April 30, 2018….

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