Keeping an Eye Out: TPWD continues testing for CWD

Texas, it seems, has been lucky. While other states have had to deal with Chronic Wasting Disease, in Texas, it had all been talk about what might happen. That began to change a little a few years ago when it was discovered in mule deer in the Trans Pecos and then white-tailed deer in the western Panhandle. Even then it hardly raised a concern…

Pheasant hunt on the line for early registrants for 37th Big Buck contest

A good year for antlers and a chance to win a hunt are both reasons for hunters to register early for the Tyler Paper/’s 37th Big Buck. Adult division hunters, those 17 and above, who register for the contest by Nov. 1 will be placed in a drawing for a unique pheasant tower shoot this winter at Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort

Everything is aligned for a good antler year in Texas

Don Meredith made the line if ifs and buts were candy and nuts, Christmas would come all year famous. He was not describing the potential of the Texas deer season last year and this year, but he could have been. An untold number of game cameras statewide have been chronicling antler growth since spring. The results are good. Beginning Oct. 1

TPWD Game Warden field notes

TPWD The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Caught in a Flash A Bowie County game warden stopped a vehicle for flashing its bright lights on and off at passing vehicles. The driver appeared to be impaired and claimed people were chasing him. When stopped and questioned, he lied

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37th Big Buck Contest registration begins

This could be one of the best years for big bucks in Texas maybe forever. Of course this is not the first time antler growing conditions have been good, but add that to modern management and regulations like antler restrictions…

17 September 2016 [05:13 PM]
TPWD Game Warden field notes

TPWD The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Caught in a Flash A Bowie…

15 September 2016 [11:53 AM]
Moving On

STEVE KNIGHT/ The Toyota Texas Bass Classic is on the move again, and not just from one lake to another. This time…

15 September 2016 [06:38 AM]
Texas to get a share of wetlands funds

The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Wednesday approved $33.2 million in funding for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to…

14 September 2016 [07:09 AM]
Marshall-based Rio names new GM

Marshall – Rio Ammunition, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of shotgun cartridges and components for the hunting and sporting…

14 September 2016 [07:05 AM]
Lufkin angler wins FLW event on Rayburn

BROOKELAND – Jason Bonds of Lufkin, Texas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 6 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass…

13 September 2016 [06:46 AM]
Leupold extends VX-3i line

BEAVERTON, Ore. - Leupold & Stevens, Inc., changed the way hunters and shooters thought about light management with the introduction of the…

12 September 2016 [06:49 AM]
Off And Running

COLEMAN – Plan A disappeared in a thunderstorm that blew through about 11 p.m. the night before dove season opened. Plan B,…

12 September 2016 [06:47 AM]
RPQRR to host field day Sept. 30

Steve Byrns ROBY – The Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch’s 9th annual field day is set from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 30.…

12 September 2016 [06:33 AM]
DSC underwrites anti-poaching K-9 unit

DSC DALLAS - DSC and DSC Foundation (DSCF) grants are once again going directly to funding conservation and anti-poaching activities for wildlife. DSC…

09 September 2016 [06:27 AM]
8 rescued off yacht near San Leon

USCG HOUSTON - The Coast Guard coordinated with Sea Tow to assist six adults and two children off their boat that became…

09 September 2016 [06:23 AM]
Quittin' Time

STEVE KNIGHT/ Pretty much everything about Joe Lynch’s store on Tyler’s eastern city limits is a throwback, and that in some ways…

08 September 2016 [06:29 AM]
HSC establishes designated endowment

MIDWAYUSA Columbia, MO – Continuing the effort to change the future of youth shooting sports, the MidwayUSA Foundation has welcomed a new…

08 September 2016 [06:23 AM]
BASS names Open lakes for 2017

BASS BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - From the lakes of central Florida in mid-January to the Ozark Plateau of Oklahoma in early October, bass…

07 September 2016 [10:58 AM]
Leased Access Areas open for Guadalupe fishing

AUSTIN-Anglers targeting prized Guadalupe bass now have greater access to prime fishing along three Central Texas rivers, thanks to temporary leased access…

07 September 2016 [07:10 AM]
TFFC Outdoor Expo Sept. 24

ATHENS-The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is offering visitors opportunities to learn about a wide range of outdoor skills and participate in family…

07 September 2016 [07:00 AM]
Teal numbers mean a good start to year

  The Texas waterfowl version of dove hunting, the early teal-only season, is the second hunting season of the fall to open…

05 September 2016 [08:29 AM]
Celebrating Parks

You have to appreciate people like George Caitlin, John Muir, Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, and scores of others from that…

05 September 2016 [08:28 AM]
Game Warden field notes

TPWD The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Out (of it) for a Swim…

05 September 2016 [07:28 AM]
Dove hunters need to be prepared

Hey, sorry you are not out in the field for the opening dove season with us this morning, but I understand work…

01 September 2016 [08:25 AM]
TPWD sets new rules for oyster harvest

TPWD AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today adopted new regulations for the statewide oyster fishery that reduce commercial possession limits…

31 August 2016 [06:32 AM]
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