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TPW Commission Approves Changes to Saltwater Fishing Regulation for 2019-20

On March 20, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved all the proposed changes to the saltwater fishing regulations. These changes are intended to streamline regulations for the entire Texas coast for spotted seatrout and modified regulations for certain species to be in line with federal rules to reduce confusion ...

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TPW Commission Approves Changes to Freshwater Fishing Regulations for 2019-20

On March 20, The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes to this year’s freshwater fishing regulations that includes modifications to the length limits and harvest regulations for largemouth bass, Alabama bass and alligator gar in certain areas. The proposed changes to alligator gar regulations also include ...

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Huntsville Hosting MLB® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition

The City of Huntsville’s Parks & Leisure Department will host a FREE Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Kate Barr Ross Park. Pitch Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major ...

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Two ShareLunkers Caught Back to Back from Lake Fork, Lake Conroe

Two largemouth bass over 13 pounds were caught by anglers in Texas, bringing the total number of “Legacy Class” Toyota ShareLunker entries up to four for the selective breeding program’s 2019 donation season ending March 31. The fish were caught out of the top two ShareLunker producing lakes of 2018 – Lake ...

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Texas Turkey Hunters Should See Abundance of Boss Gobblers this Spring

With lots of mature toms across the Rio Grande turkey range, persistent Texas hunters should have a good shot at a long beard this spring. Wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say conditions are shaping up for a productive nesting season, which could also make for challenging ...

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TPWD Releases Freshwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2019-2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now accepting public comment on proposed changes to freshwater fishing regulations for 2019-2020. The proposed changes include modifications to the length limits and harvest regulations for largemouth bass, Alabama bass and alligator gar in certain areas. The proposed changes to alligator gar regulations also ...

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Forest Service Closes Damaged Roads in Sam Houston National Forest

by USFS staff Sections of roads damaged by rain and flooding in the Sam Houston National Forest are closed until the U.S. Forest Service can make repairs. On the west side of the forest, portions of Forest Service Roads 222, 233, 234, 203 and 271 are closed, according to Acting ...

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TPWD Releases Saltwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2019-2020

by TPWD staff The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now accepting public comment on proposed changes to saltwater fishing regulations for 2019-2020. These changes are intended to streamline regulations for the entire Texas coast for spotted seatrout and modified regulations for certain species to be in line with ...

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TPWD Seeking Public Input on Hunting Regulation Proposals for 2019-2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is now accepting public comment on proposed changes to hunting regulations for 2019-2020. The proposed changes include implementation and expansion of white-tailed deer “doe days,” an experimental mule deer antler restriction in Lynn County, a clarification on turkey harvest requirements, and season dates ...

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Texas State Parks Reservation System Unveils New Features Ahead of Spring Break

Park visitors can now buy a “Save the Day” pass, book specific campsites, cabins and shelters and buy a Texas State Park Pass online Planning a day or overnight trip to a Texas State Park just got easier with new online features available in the Texas State Parks reservation system.  ...

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