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Deer and Hog Hunt for Persons with Disabilities Set for Dec. 9-10

The 8th Annual Angelina Wheelin’ Sportsmen Event for people with disabilities will be Dec. 9-10 at Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest, Winston Tree Farm and Alazon Wildlife Management Area. The two-day deer and hog hunt is sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Wheelin’ Sportsmen program, U.S. Forest Service, National Forests ...

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Big Time Texas Hunts Deadline Approaching Fast

Hunting seasons are in full swing in Texas and more opportunities are on the horizon, including chances at premium guided hunt packages through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts program. Deadline to apply for these top shelf hunting adventures is Oct. 15. Big Time Texas Hunts ...

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Toyota ShareLunker Season Begins Oct 1

TPWD implementing program changes to optimize spawning success For over 30 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program has created awareness of the value of catch-and-release fishing, provided 13 pounds or heavier largemouth bass to support Texas’s selective breeding program and generated nationwide interest in Texas ...

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Forest Service Waives fees for National Public Lands Day

Many recreation areas and other venues in the National Forest will be free to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24 in celebration of National Public Lands Day.   “National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity for families to visit our national forests, experience the beauty of fall foliage, and ...

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Leased Access Areas Open for Bass Anglers

Anglers targeting prized Guadalupe bass now have greater access to prime fishing along three Central Texas rivers, thanks to temporary leased access agreements between private landowners and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The leased access sites are located on the lower Colorado, Llano and San Marcos rivers and ...

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TPWD to Conduct Antlerless Deer Permit Selections for National Forests in Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct Antlerless Deer permit applications and selections through an on-line application process for the National Forests in Texas. Applications can be made at www.tpwd.texas.gov/drawnhunts.  They are no longer accepted by mail or email. TPWD inventories deer populations in national forests and adjacent lands and ...

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Texas License Holders Get Free Entry for Drawing

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is offering licensed hunters and anglers free entry in the Win Your Dream Year Outdoors drawing, which will give one lucky license holder the opportunity to enjoy the outdoor season of a lifetime. Only Texas residents with an annual or lifetime license are ...

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2016-17 Hunting/Fishing Licenses on Sale Starting Monday

Sportsmen Reminded to Buy Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses 2016-17 Licenses on Sale Starting Monday, Aug. 15 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds hunters and anglers that the new 2016-2017 licenses go on sale Monday. All current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. ...

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New Texas Drawn Hunt Opportunities Available

First Application Deadline Aug. 3 Hunters can start making plans for the upcoming seasons now by applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts. The online system is currently accepting applications and the first hunt category deadline is less than a month away. This year there are more ...

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TPW Commission Adopts Amended Deer Movement Rules

After extensive public testimony, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Monday approved an amended set of regulations for artificial movement of deer by permit as part of the state’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) management plan. Adopted provisions are the result of extensive collaboration between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ...

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