Red Snapper Season Closes in Federal Waters Wednesday, Aug. 22

Red Snapper Season Closes in Federal Waters Wednesday, Aug. 22

AUSTIN- The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal waters will close at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22. State waters out to nine nautical…

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2018-19 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Wednesday, Aug 15

2018-19 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Wednesday, Aug 15

AUSTIN – With opening of dove hunting season only a couple weeks away, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds sportsmen that all current year…

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Sportfish Center’s Mako Shark ‘Pico’ Surprises Scientists with 2,000-Mile Migration

Sportfish Center’s Mako Shark ‘Pico’ Surprises Scientists with 2,000-Mile Migration

Researchers at the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies’ Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation continue to unlock the mysteries of shark…

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Repairs to Begin at Historic Balmorhea State Park Pool

Repairs to Begin at Historic Balmorhea State Park Pool

BALMORHEA— After months of thorough evaluations, repair to the historic Balmorhea State Park pool is set to begin. The labor-intensive job will repair the damage…

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Inks Lake State Park Has Partial Reopening After Park Road Fire

Inks Lake State Park Has Partial Reopening After Park Road Fire

BURNET— Portions of Inks Lake State Park reopened to visitors today after a Sunday afternoon brush fire burned about 300 acres within the park. The…

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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Gains Steam With Texas Co-Sponsors, Senate Bill

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Gains Steam With Texas Co-Sponsors, Senate Bill

New Video Shows Stakes for Texas, How Plan Would Benefit People and Wildlife A landmark congressional conservation proposal is gaining traction nationwide and in Texas,…

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TPWD Home of First Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Southeast Austin

TPWD Home of First Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Southeast Austin

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) headquarters is the home of the first electric vehicle charging station at a Texas state agency and…

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TPWD Graduates 30 Texas Game Wardens and State Park Police Officers

TPWD Graduates 30 Texas Game Wardens and State Park Police Officers

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department graduated the 62nd Texas game warden and state park police officer cadet class July 30 at the Texas…

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Through Nov. 1

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Through Nov. 1

ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations for next year’s hall of fame winners through Nov. 1, 2018. “Since…

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Gulf of Mexico Gray Triggerfish and Greater Amberjack Recreational Fishing Seasons Re-Open on August 1, 2018

Gulf of Mexico Gray Triggerfish and Greater Amberjack Recreational Fishing Seasons Re-Open on August 1, 2018

NOAA Fisheries reminds recreational fisherman that the Gulf of Mexico gray triggerfish and greater amberjack recreational fishing seasons re-open on August 1, 2018, at 12:01…

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