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TPWD Taking Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Hunting Regulations

Facebook Live Webinar Set for March 6 by TWPD staff  The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now accepting public comment on a suite of proposed changes to this year’s hunting regulations, which include: a unified statewide deer season opener, legalizing air guns and air bows for hunting certain wildlife ...

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Huntsville MLB Competitions Rescheduled

Originally scheduled for March 3, this event has been rescheduled for May 5 The City of Huntsville Parks and Leisure Department will host a free Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ and MLB® Jr. Home Run Derby Competition for boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, Saturday, May ...

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Forest Service Discusses Options for Stubblefield Bridge

by USFS staff Officials with the U.S. Forest Service, Walker County and Rep. Kevin Brady’s office recently met to discuss options to repair or replace Stubblefield Bridge which was heavily damaged due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey last fall. The bridge, located off FM 1374 about 11 miles west of ...

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TPWD Releases Freshwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2018-19

Simplifying largemouth bass regulations at 12 public lakes highlight this year’s list of proposed freshwater fishing regulation changes. The potential changes are intended to increase recreational opportunity, make regulations less complex, promote enforcement, and provide for the sound biological management of fisheries resources. Twelve of the 20 lakes affected by ...

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Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Team Continue Efforts

by TPWD staff This month the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project progressed with another successful relocation of 113 pronghorn. This marks the sixth year that pronghorn have been transplanted from healthy populations in the Texas Panhandle to supplement pronghorn populations in the Trans-Pecos region.  In late January, pronghorn were captured from ...

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Area Youth Invited to Compete in MLB Program

The City of Huntsville Parks and Leisure Department will host a free Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ and MLB® Jr. Home Run Derby Competition for boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, Saturday, March 3rd, at Kate Barr Ross Park.  Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with ...

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Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Shannon Tompkins, a reporter and columnist at the Houston Chronicle; and the Lake Fork Sportsman’s Association (LFSA), an organization that works to protect and promote Lake Fork’s natural resources, will be inducted into the hall of fame in 2018. “This year’s inductees to ...

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Debuts Mobile App, Website

With the launch of the new year-round participation season Jan. 1, the Toyota ShareLunker Programis debuting a new website and mobile app to facilitate entries and provide anglers with news and updates. “Catching an 8 pound or larger bass is no easy feat, so we made it as simple as possible ...

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$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrests in Assault on Texas Game Warden

Authorities Asking Public for Help Locating Vehicle of Interest Law enforcement officials are asking the public for help locating a vehicle of interest and with identifying individuals responsible for injuring a Texas game warden during a traffic stop New Year’s Day. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. in an ...

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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is waiving day-use fees Jan. 15 at day-use areas in the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston National Forests, and the Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson Grasslands. “Martin Luther King, Jr. was a pivotal figure in ...

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