Texas' Other Bass

Texas’ Other Bass

The appeal of Texas’ bass fishing is the diversity of “other bass” species waiting to be caught. Photography and Story by Matt Williams   Everybody…

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TPWD Adds 23 Acres to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

TPWD Adds 23 Acres to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

LA PORTE, TX—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is adding more than 23-acres to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site bordering on the…

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Texas State Parks Reservation System Closing for Maintenance

Texas State Parks Reservation System Closing for Maintenance

Reservations by the call center and online will be unavailable starting at 11 p.m. Jan. 25 AUSTIN— The Texas State Parks reservation system will be…

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Recognitions Showcase Outstanding Achievements for TPWD

Recognitions Showcase Outstanding Achievements for TPWD

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized several Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff and partners for contributions and efforts supporting…

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Tyler Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Tyler Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Alan Haynes of Tyler, the former C.E.O and President of The Sportster Inc. retail…

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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. Don’t Mess with Texas Armadillos A miscreant who found and…

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Public Fishing, Paddling Access Expands on the Llano River

Public Fishing, Paddling Access Expands on the Llano River

AUSTIN –The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is expanding public fishing and paddling opportunities on the Llano River with four public access sites opening just…

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Record Number of Visitors Participate in 2019 First Day Hikes

Record Number of Visitors Participate in 2019 First Day Hikes

AUSTIN— The chilly start to the New Year did little to discourage the 3,938 visitors that hit the trail at a Texas State Park for…

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Wraps up 2018 with 486 Entries from 89 Lakes Across the State

Toyota ShareLunker Program Wraps up 2018 with 486 Entries from 89 Lakes Across the State

AUSTIN – At the beginning of 2018, the Toyota ShareLunker program debuted a new year-long season for anglers to enter their 8 pound and larger…

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TPWD Urges Hunters and Landowners to be Vigilant for Signs of Chronic Wasting Disease after Recent Tests Confirm CWD in White-tailed and Mule Deer in Existing Containment Zones

TPWD Urges Hunters and Landowners to be Vigilant for Signs of Chronic Wasting Disease after Recent Tests Confirm CWD in White-tailed and Mule Deer in Existing Containment Zones

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in three white-tailed deer in Medina, Dallam, and Hartley Counties,…

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