Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Poser Social Media Tip #39: When posting photos of yourself…

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Denton County Man Admits to Poaching Record Whitetail Buck

Denton County Man Admits to Poaching Record Whitetail Buck

AUSTIN – The second largest whitetail buck ever in Texas could be headed to the record books with an asterisk: poached. Earlier this week, a…

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TPW Commission Recognizes TPWD Staff for Outstanding Achievement

TPW Commission Recognizes TPWD Staff for Outstanding Achievement

AUSTIN— Two Texas game wardens and the Kerr Wildlife Management Area (WMA) were recognized during Thursday’s meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission in…

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Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

MATHIS – On Saturday, the park rangers at Lake Corpus Christi State Park are hosting a Kid Fish event as an opportunity for new anglers…

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Historic Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens

Historic Port Isabel Lighthouse Reopens

AUSTIN— Standing tall in a plaza overlooking the lower Laguna Madre, the historic 72-foot Port Isabel Lighthouse is reopening its doors to visitors after much…

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Despite Freezing Weather More Than 950 People Participate in First Day Hikes at Texas State Parks

Despite Freezing Weather More Than 950 People Participate in First Day Hikes at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN— The frigid temperatures that hit the Lone Star State on the first day of 2018 weren’t enough to deter park goers from participating in…

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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. Up on the Rooftop Mule Deer Paws ‘Twas the season…

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Shannon Tompkins, a reporter and columnist at the Houston Chronicle; and the Lake Fork Sportsman’s Association…

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Panhandle Roadkill White-tailed Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

Panhandle Roadkill White-tailed Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

AUSTIN – A roadkill white-tailed deer collected by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel on U.S. Highway 87 between Dalhart and Hartley has tested positive…

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Authorities Asking Public for Help Locating Vehicle of Interest

Authorities Asking Public for Help Locating Vehicle of Interest

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrests in Assault on Texas Game Warden AUSTIN – Law enforcement officials are asking the public for help…

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