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Fun Family Events Highlight Free Fishing Day June 7

AUSTIN, Texas — A “Free Sportfishing Day” will highlight National Fishing and Boating Week, allowing anglers to fish any public waters in Texas without a fishing license on Saturday, June 7. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials said the special day in this state, authorized by the Texas Legislature, is…


Free Web Service Connects Hunters With Places To Hunt

AUSTIN, Texas — Research surveys show that finding a place to hunt is a barrier for many people in today’s Texas, which is why Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has created the Hunt Texas Online Connection, a new, free Web service that allows anyone to view hunting opportunities posted by…


Gulf Shrimp Season To Close May 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Thursday, May 15 until an unspecified time in July. The closing date is based on samples collected by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife…


Nichol’s Landing Paddling Trail Launch Set for April 30

SPRING BRANCH, Texas — Paddling and nature enthusiasts will celebrate the official opening of the newest Texas Paddling Trail in scenic Spring Branch April 30. Officials from the Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County (WORD), the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)…


TPWD Funds Programs To Get Kids Outdoors

AUSTIN, Texas — Reconnecting children and families with the outdoors seems to be the general theme of programs funded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Community Outdoor Outreach Program grant. TPWD this month announced recipients of 17 grants totaling $470,000, as well as additional funding that will allow an…