TPWD Receives Quality Deer Management’s 2017 Agency of the Year Award

TPWD Receives Quality Deer Management’s 2017 Agency of the Year Award

AUSTIN – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) has named the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as the recipient of its 2017 Agency of 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. Pocketing the Evidence A Sabine County game warden was staking…

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Lake Austin Positive for Invasive Zebra Mussels

Lake Austin Positive for Invasive Zebra Mussels

AUSTIN —Lake Austin is now classified as positive for invasive zebra mussels after biologists discovered them in the reservoir last week. Lake Austin is the third Central Texas reservoir…

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Grahame Jones Named New Texas Game Warden Colonel

Grahame Jones Named New Texas Game Warden Colonel

AUSTIN – Grahame Jones, a 24-year law enforcement veteran, has been selected as director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division. He…

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Texas Dove Hunting Season Outlook Promising

Texas Dove Hunting Season Outlook Promising

Southeast Texas Included in Early Special Whitewing Days AUSTIN – For the first time since dove conservation measures were established in Texas nearly a century…

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Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Boat Crash on Lake LBJ

Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Boat Crash on Lake LBJ

AUSTIN – Texas Game Wardens are investigating a boat crash on Lake LBJ that resulted in the death of 68-year-old Kingsland resident Russell B. Bowman…

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August 2017 Council Update

August 2017 Council Update

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met in San Antonio, Texas, August 7-10, 2017, to discuss a number of fishery issues. The following is…

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2017-18 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Starting Tuesday, Aug. 15

2017-18 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Starting Tuesday, Aug. 15

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds hunters and anglers that the new 2017-2018 licenses go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 15. All…

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Texas Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Sailboat Incident on Lake O’ The Pines

Texas Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Sailboat Incident on Lake O’ The Pines

AUSTIN – Texas Game Wardens are investigating a fatal boating accident that occurred Saturday afternoon on Lake O’ The Pines involving three East Texas teens…

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Biologists seek assistance from anglers in tracking American Eel in Texas waterways

Biologists seek assistance from anglers in tracking American Eel in Texas waterways

AUSTIN — Every now and then, anglers fishing Texas waterways may reel in something unexpected: the slimy, secretive American Eel. “[The American Eel] is just…

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