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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to Revisit Air Gun/Air Bow Rules at May Public Meeting

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has delayed until its public meeting in Lubbock on May 24 any final rulemaking on the use of air guns and air bows as legal means for taking certain game animals, game birds, alligators and furbearers.  At the meeting the Commission expects to hear further public ...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Hunting Regulation Changes for 2018-19

South Zone Dove Hunters to See Earliest Opener in Seven Decades by TWPD staff This fall, several changes to hunting regulations will take effect following amendments approved recently by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Among a suite of modifications include an early opener for dove season in the South ...

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Patience Key for Upcoming Spring Turkey Season

by TPWD staff Patience as much as skill will be tested during the opening days of this year’s spring turkey season, as Texas hunters may be forced to wait out the natural pecking order to get a gobbler’s attention. According to biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), ...

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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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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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$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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US Forest Service: Map Prices to Increase Jan. 1

For the first time in nearly a decade, increasing costs of production, printing, and distribution are driving the need for the U.S. Forest Service to increase the price of its maps. Prices of National Forests and Grasslands in Texas maps will increase to $14 on Jan. 1. Wilderness map prices will ...

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Invasive Species

With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl hunters to clean, drain and dry boats and equipment before traveling from lake to lake to help avoid spreading invasive species like giant salvinia and zebra ...

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Texas Deer Hunters Set for Saturday’s Opening Day

Despite unseasonably warm temperatures in the forecast for much of the state, a rather balmy start for this weekend’s Texas deer season opener likely won’t deter hunters from participating in this time-honored tradition. Hunting prospects are expected to be good across the state, regardless of the weather, according to wildlife biologists ...

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