TPWD research takes a look at elusive American eel

    The saying as scarce as hen’s teeth is appropriate when talking about American eels. And since we are using old clichés, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department aquatic biologist Stephen Curtis’ effort to locate them in the state’s rivers and lakes is akin to looking for a needle in a haystack. American eels are in every river and…

Indian Lodge closes for renovation Sept. 5

TPWD FORT DAVIS- The 39 guest rooms at Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park will close for renovation starting Sept. 5 until early 2018. The Black Bear Restaurant and the assembly room will remain open throughout the closure. Renovations to the site includes new heating, ventilation and air conditioning, roof repair and exterior

Texas NWTF chapters earmark money for state projects

NWTF EDGEFIELD, S.C. - National Wild Turkey Federation chapters in Texas budgeted $191,700 to further the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative within the state for 2017. “We were very pleased to provide these 2017 Super Funds in Texas for leveraging with partners to help habitat restoration, hunting heritage efforts, wild turkey

Dove hunters should find birds plentiful for opening day

STEVE KNIGHT, steve@texasalloutdoors   For a lot of us, dove season sets the tone for the remainder of the fall hunting seasons. Sure, the rest of the year can be good, but if dove season opens with a bang, or a lot of bangs, then the year is off to a great start. This year it looks like a promising start. “We are expecting a good to

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