05-31 | Federal Red Snapper Season Opens June 1

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 31, 2019 AUSTIN- The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal water opens June 1 for a projected 97-days. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state waters. Bag and size limits will […]


05-31 | Game Warden Field Notes

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 31, 2019 The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. No Fishing License, But a Lot of Other Stuff On May 11, a Navarro County game warden was […]


05-31 | Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2019 Winners

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 31, 2019 ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center has announced the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest winners for 2019. The State-Fish Art Contest is part of a conservation education program designed […]


05-24 | Get Ready for Free Fishing Day in Texas June 1

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 24, 2019 AUSTIN – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On this day anglers can fish on any […]


05-17 | Killam Duval County Ranch Receives Texas Leopold Conservation Award

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 17, 2019 Sand County Foundation, clangan@sandcountyfoundation.org, 608-663-4605 ext. 32 AUSTIN, TX – Killam Duval County Ranch near Freer in South Texas is the recipient of the 2019 Texas Leopold Conservation Award. The prestigious award, given […]


05-14 | TPWD Warns Anglers About Virus from Imported Bait Shrimp

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 May 14, 2019 AUSTIN- With many people getting out their rod and reel for summer fishing trips, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) wants to warn all anglers to only use bait shrimp native to […]


Antlerless Deer Hunting Expanded for 2019-20 Season

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reports white-tailed deer hunters in 41 counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will have expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved the changes in late March. According to TPWD, the decision […]


How To Produce Trophy Bass

By Bob Lusk In past years, feeding fish was a past-time. Folks were entertained by the novelty of finny critters chasing floating food pellets on the surface. They had not been informed about the benefits. What a difference a few years and fisheries science has made for today’s off-the-chart results […]