04-05 | Game Warden Field Notes

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 April 5, 2019 The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Not Buying That Story A game warden got a call regarding a possible trespassing and deer poaching case […]


04-04 | CWD Sampling Effort Leads to Proposed Containment Zone Expansion

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 April 4, 2019 AUSTIN – Texas remains vigilant in monitoring and testing for chronic wasting disease, with no reported spread beyond existing containment zones over the last 12 months. However, the discovery of CWD in a […]


04-03 | April is State Parks Month at Whole Earth Provision Co.

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 April 3, 2019 AUSTIN— For the eighth year in a row, Whole Earth Provision Co. will support Texas State Parks throughout the month of April during their “April is Texas State Parks Month” fund drive at […]


04-02 | Antlerless White-tailed Deer Hunting Opportunities Expanded for 2019-20 Season

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 April 2, 2019 AUSTIN – White-tailed deer hunters in 41 Texas counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will see expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season, following changes adopted […]


04-01 | Lake Leon Produces Final 'Legacy Class' ShareLunker of 2019

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 April 1, 2019 AUSTIN – Lake Leon near Abilene produced the fifth and final Toyota Sharelunker “Legacy Class” entry over 13 pounds during the final weekend of the 2019 donation season March 29. Angler Brad Scott […]


13-year-old catches heaviest blue catfish ever caught in Texas 

Word travels fast when a youngster reels in a great big fish. Just ask Brayden Rogers of Cisco. The 13-year-old caught a 67-pound blue catfish on March 16 at Lake Tawakoni. He’s been contacted bombarded by a media blitz ever since as news outlets from as far away as Maine […]


NASCAR helps out Texas Motor Speedway in 2020 schedule

NASCAR assisted Texas Motor Speedway in the 2020 schedule, unveiled on Tuesday, by moving the fall Monster Energy Cup race to Oct. 25. Since TMS received a second Cup date in 2005, this race has been staged during the first week of November. That caused a conflict with at least […]


03-21 | TPWD Stocking Tagged Fish in San Gabriel River for Prize Giveaway

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 March 21, 2019 AUSTIN – In 2010, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and partners established an ambitious 10-year conservation goal to restore and conserve 10 self-sustaining populations of the official state fish, Guadalupe bass, […]