01-24 | TPWD Adds 23 Acres to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 24, 2019 LA PORTE, TX—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is adding more than 23-acres to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site bordering on the Houston Ship Channel. The acquisition and donation from […]


01-24 | Recognitions Showcase Outstanding Achievements for TPWD

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 24, 2019 AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized several Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff and partners for contributions and efforts supporting the agency mission to conserve and manage the […]


Double Dropper

A McMullen County buck for the ages By Hallie West Swope It was a typical late November in Texas morning when I was getting ready to walk out of the house. My brother Stephen had called me at 7:30 and again at 8 a.m. I didn’t answer because I figured […]


01-22 | Tyler Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 22, 2019 ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Alan Haynes of Tyler, the former C.E.O and President of The Sportster Inc. retail sporting goods chain and lifelong sportsman, will be […]


ShareLunker in second year of revamped program

The lunker bunkers at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center are vacant now, but those closest to Toyota ShareLunker are hoping to see a full house in the water-filled holding vats over the next few months. It’ll be encouraging when the first lunker with a serious weight problem comes along to […]


01-17 | Game Warden Field Notes

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 17, 2019 The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Don’t Mess with Texas Armadillos A miscreant who found and tortured an armadillo, and then posted a video […]


01-16 | Public Fishing, Paddling Access Expands on the Llano River

  Print – Plain Text – Permalink News ReleaseMedia Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Jan. 16, 2019 AUSTIN –The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is expanding public fishing and paddling opportunities on the Llano River with four public access sites opening just in time for winter trout stocking this month. […]


My Trophy Oryx

Huntress takes exotic scimitar-horned oryx By Rylie Granger Christmas 2017 was a huge holiday for me. I received one of the best gifts ever: a surprise hunt to Cactus Creek Bowhunting Ranch in Nixon, Texas. My boyfriend, Gage, was adamant on surprising me. I had been asking for a hunt […]