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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Seven Grants Awarded by Winners of Great Texas Birding Classic

Seven Grants Awarded by Winners of Great Texas Birding Classic

AUSTIN— The 22nd annual Great Texas Birding Classic (GTBC) has wrapped up another year and the winners of the largest and longest bird-watching competition in…

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Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Big Tree Natural Area

Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Big Tree Natural Area

ROCKPORT— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold a meeting Aug. 1 to collect public input for the development of new facilities at Big…

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NOAA predicts below-average season for commercial harvest of brown shrimp in western Gulf of Mexico

NOAA predicts below-average season for commercial harvest of brown shrimp in western Gulf of Mexico

The harvest of brown shrimp in the western Gulf of Mexico is expected to be 49.2 million pounds, which is below the historical 57-year average…

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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. Here, Hold My Pistol Under the category “you can’t make…

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Gulf Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas July 15, 2018

Gulf Shrimp Fishery to Re-Open Off Texas July 15, 2018

WHAT/WHEN: NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from 9 to 200 nautical miles off Texas will open to shrimp trawling beginning 30 minutes after official sunset,…

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Texas Game Wardens Stress Continued Water Safety Vigilance

Texas Game Wardens Stress Continued Water Safety Vigilance

Five Open Water Drownings Mar Fourth of July Holiday AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is urging the public to be extra vigilant…

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Applications Now Accepted for TPWD Drawn Hunt Permits

Applications Now Accepted for TPWD Drawn Hunt Permits

AUSTIN – Hunters can start making plans for the upcoming seasons now by applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts. The online…

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