Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups Send Message to Trump Administration and Congress: Now is Time to Fix Broken Ethanol Policy

Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups Send Message to Trump Administration and Congress: Now is Time to Fix Broken Ethanol Policy

26,000 Sign Petition for Ethanol Fuels Reform   In a letter sent to the Trump administration and Congress, a coalition of recreational boating and sportfishing interests urged action…

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NOAA Fisheries Announces the Opening  of the Western, Northern, and Southern (Gillnet component) Zones to Commercial King Mackerel Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico on  May 11, 2017

NOAA Fisheries Announces the Opening of the Western, Northern, and Southern (Gillnet component) Zones to Commercial King Mackerel Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico on May 11, 2017

NOAA Fisheries announces the re-opening of the western, northern, and southern (gillnet component only) Gulf of Mexico zones to commercial king mackerel fishing at 12:01 a.m….

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CCA Testifies Before Congress on Red Snapper Fiasco

CCA Testifies Before Congress on Red Snapper Fiasco

Three-day season in 2017 marks new low in federal management of popular fishery On the same day that NOAA Fisheries announced the shortest recreational red…

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Several ‘Firsts’ Highlight the 2016-2017 Toyota ShareLunker Season

Several ‘Firsts’ Highlight the 2016-2017 Toyota ShareLunker Season

ATHENS – Over the 31-year history of the Toyota ShareLunker program, few fish have made as many headlines as the five largemouth bass entered this…

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TPWD launches new “Texas Rivers” Conservation License Plate

TPWD launches new “Texas Rivers” Conservation License Plate

AUSTIN – Texans can help the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department keep the state’s rivers healthy and flowing through their purchase of the new Texas…

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Inaugural Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest to Benefit TPWD Youth Fishing Programs

Inaugural Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest to Benefit TPWD Youth Fishing Programs

AUSTIN – The inaugural Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest (TBTF) scheduled for May 17-21 on Sam Rayburn Reservoir may be replacing the Toyota Texas Bass Classic…

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Lesser Known Parks Offer Exciting Alternative to Crowds, Closures

Lesser Known Parks Offer Exciting Alternative to Crowds, Closures

AUSTIN— With their popularity soaring, visitation at Texas State Parks has increased by more than half a  million visits in the past four years, making…

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NOAA Announces the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Seasons

NOAA Announces the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Seasons

NOAA Announces the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Seasons WHAT/WHEN: The 2017 Gulf of Mexico federal red snapper recreational seasons open for the…

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TPWD CO-OP Awards Nearly $1.5 Million in Grants to Texas Communities

TPWD CO-OP Awards Nearly $1.5 Million in Grants to Texas Communities

AUSTIN – Thirty-nine organizations across the state have been awarded nearly $1.5 million in grants through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Community Outdoor…

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No Land No Water is Theme of Soil & Water Stewardship Week

No Land No Water is Theme of Soil & Water Stewardship Week

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is joining the statewide campaign, No Land No Water™, the theme of this year’s Soil & Water Stewardship Week, which…

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