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Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 9/24/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Good hunts have been posted around Abilene and Knox City over sunflowers and milo. Amarillo has been fair to good over plowed ground and watering holes in the afternoon. Fields near Paris have been…


Emergency Notice: Hurricane Ike News Updates – 9/19/2008

The Texas Governor’s Office is coordinating official communication about Ike for the State of Texas, including TPWD activities. For complete information, see the Texas governor’s web site at http://governor.state.tx.us/, or news media may phone the press office at (512) 463-1826. Check TPWD news releases for information sent by Texas Parks…


Ike Update From TPWD: Game Wardens Deployed, 32 State Parks Closed, Others Accept Evacuees

9/13/2008 – Below is information sent by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Governor’s Press Office today. The governor’s office is coordinating official communication about Ike for the State of Texas, including TPWD activities. The following information is provided as a service and convenience for TPWD’s audience. For complete…


Mentored Dove Hunting Workshop Sept. 19-20 at Justin Hurst WMA

AUSTIN, Texas — An innovative public hunting opportunity for newcomers, the Mentored Hunting Permit, will launch this fall with a dove hunting workshop Sept. 19-20 at the Justin Hurst Wildlife Management Area near Freeport, Texas. The family-friendly event is designed to introduce participants to hunting and provide hands-on knowledge and…


Annual Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo Set for Oct. 4-5

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo continues to add new activities while sticking to a hands-on, expert-assisted formula that has made it the largest free event of its kind in the nation. Last year approximately 42,000 people visited Expo at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department headquarters…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 9/3/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Good hunts were posted in Harrison County around goatweed and plowed ground. Those who hunted in the morning were able to miss the rains associated with Hurricane Gustav; however, rains moved in during the…


City and State to Open New Paddling Trail on Aug. 14 10.9-Mile Trail is A First in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metoplex

City and state officials will dedicate the new 10.9 mile Lake Arlington Paddling Trail at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008 at Richard W. Simpson Park in Arlington, marking the first Texas Paddling Trail on a lake and the first in Dallas/Fort Worth or any other urban area. Richard Simpson…


Texas Sporting Clays Association offers youth shoots

AUSTIN, Texas — The crack of gunfire at the range and the competitive spirit among shooting enthusiasts might be a bit intimidating to young rookie shooters, but the Texas Sporting Clays Association wants to ensure it ushers in this new generation of competitors. The association is offering its Bob Brister…


Texas Hunting Licenses Go On Sale August 15

AUSTIN, Texas — New hunting and fishing licenses for 2008-09 will be available beginning Friday, Aug. 15, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is encouraging hunters to buy early and avoid the rush heading into the Sept. 1 dove season opener. “If you wait until the Labor Day Weekend,…


Texas Hunter Education Classes Filling Up During Summer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is encouraging hunters in need of certification to enroll soon as hunter education courses are filling up fast. As hunting seasons draw closer, demand for hunter education classes is expected to increase. “It would be much better to enroll early and…