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January Texas Coastal Scoping Meetings to Cover Flounder, Shark, Reef Fish, Kayak Guide Proposals

DICKINSON, Texas — The Coastal Fisheries Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a series of five public scoping meetings Jan. 6-15 in various communities to discuss potential changes to Texas fishery regulations. At the meetings TPWD will be scoping several items for the upcoming 2009 statewide hunting…


TPWD’s Top 10 Texas Conservation News Stories of 2008

1. Major Land Acquisitions Enhance State Parks, Protect Resources, Expand Access Texas state parks, which recently received a welcome shot in the arm in the form of additional funding from the Texas legislature, made two important acquisitions during 2008. In September, TPWD acquired the approximately 2,900-acre Fortress Cliffs Ranch, protecting…


TPWD Sets Scoping Meeting To Air Grayson County Deer Issues

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has been considering a proposal to open a general firearms deer season in Grayson County. A public scoping meeting to gather additional feedback will be held in Grayson County on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at Grayson County College’s Center for Work…


TPWD Sets Panhandle Pheasant Scoping Meetings

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is asking for public input on possible changes to the traditional first weekend in December opening date for pheasant season in the Panhandle. A series of scoping meetings is set for January to give the public additional opportunities to comment. “The…


Winter Rainbows Arc Across Texas

Annual Rainbow Trout Stockings Begin Dec. 3 AUSTIN, Texas — For an inexpensive, entry-level fishing experience the entire family can enjoy, it doesn’t get much easier than winter rainbow trout fishing in Texas. Beginning Dec. 3 and continuing until mid-March, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will stock upwards of…


TPWD Seeking Public Input on Possible Pheasant Season Changes

AUSTIN, Texas — Any doubts that the Panhandle pheasant hunting season opener is a big deal need only spend some time at the Amarillo airport — it’s their busiest weekend of the year. As multitudes of hunters descend upon the Panhandle for the Dec. 6 opener, the Texas Parks and…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 11/19/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: The front brought new birds to the region but mild temperatures quickly returned. Outfitters have said temperatures in the 70s have not prompted geese to feed heavily, which has hurt decoying action….


New State Park to Open Near Brownsville Texas on Dec. 6

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Resaca de la Palma State Park — Texas’ newest state park and the eighth link in the World Birding Center chain stretching the breadth of the Rio Grande Valley — will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Dec. 6 in this border city. Resaca de la…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 11/12/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Outfitters say playa lakes look good and are holding lots of ducks and geese. Most of the birds are scattered throughout the region with the abundance of water. Colder weather should congregate…


Coastal Fisheries Bay Team Tournament Slated for Aransas Pass

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scheduled a Coastal Fisheries Bay Team tournament targeting flounder for 6 a.m. until noon Nov. 15 at Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass. The program, launched in 2005, is designed to recruit experienced anglers to assist TPWD with collecting…