Texas Temporarily Closes Alligator Gar Fishing

AUSTIN –  Due to flooding conditions on the Trinity River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is temporarily prohibiting fishing for alligator gar in portions of the river between the Highway 287 bridge near Cayuga and State Highway 7 near Crockett.  TPWD Executive Director Carter Smith issued the emergency order on Monday, May 6, to temporarily prohibit taking or attempting to take alligator gar in Continue Reading

Social Media Helping Texas Game Wardens Catch Lawbreakers

Each month the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department publishes some interesting Game Warden field notes. This month it was very apparent that social media is helping them catch lawbreakers. From the Game Warden Field Notes: Oh, Snap! In the early morning hours of March 30, a Morris County game warden received a text informing him there was a video on Continue Reading

Don’t Mess With Texas Game Wardens

Game Warden Field Notes The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. A Shot in the Dark A game warden received a call on Aug. 6 about a man in Titus County who had accidentally shot himself while out on his deer lease preparing for the upcoming hunting season. The man was driving Continue Reading

ShareLunker Program All Year and New Weights in 2018

After more than 31 years of collecting and spawning 13 pound or larger “lunker” largemouth bass, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program is announcing big changes and an expanded mission in an effort to better engage the public in the promotion and enhancement of lunker bass fishing in Texas public waters. The ShareLunker participation season will Continue Reading

Game Wardens Field Notes from Texas

Game Wardens Field Notes The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Remote Recovery On the evening of July 2, Val Verde County game wardens responded to a call for help on a medical emergency from canoers that were paddling the Devils River. The group of 12 paddlers were reporting a death of Continue Reading

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