Outdoors

East Texas hosts 18th annual Interagency Wildfire and Incident...
June 2, 2015—LUFKIN, Texas—Natural disasters are frequent in Texas. To collaboratively meet the demands of responding to wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes and flood events,...
17 Recreational Trail Projects to Share $2.38 Million in Grants
AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission on Thursday approved $2.38 million in federal grants for 17 recreational trail projects across the state. The National...
Severe Weather Affects Texas State Parks
AUSTIN— Numerous storms have rolled through much of the state recently, and the volume of much needed rain is having impacts on some state parks.Affected parks...
TPWD NEWS BRIEFS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Texas Game Warden Receives NASBLA Texas Boating Officer of the Year Award Texas game warden Braxton Harris is the recipient of the 2015 National Association of State...
Mustang Island State Park Grows by 690 Acres, Benefits from...
AUSTIN -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a 690-acre land acquisition that increases the size of Mustang Island State Park near Corpus Christi to 4,783...
National Safe Boating Week Highlights Importance of Boating and...
AUSTIN— Safe Boating Week runs May 16-22 nationally and in Texas as proclaimed by Gov. Greg Abbott and partners across the country are advocating safe and responsible...
National Fishing Day at TFFC June 6
ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens will kick off National Fishing and Boating Week on June 6 by making a family fishing trip affordable with free...
Severe Weather Affects Texas State Parks
AUSTIN— Numerous storms have rolled through much of the state recently, and the volume of much needed rain is having impacts on some state parks. Affected parks...
TPWD Temporarily Closes Alligator Gar Fishing in Trinity River...
AUSTIN -- Due to flooding conditions on the Trinity River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is temporarily prohibiting fishing for alligator gar in portions of the...
Texas Master Naturalist’s Chapter Activity Day at Tyler State Park
The East Texas Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist will conduct a Chapter Activity Day on Saturday, May 16, at Tyler State Park 9:00 am -4:00 pm. Participants are to meet...
Campaign Aims to Stem Spread of Invasive Zebra Mussels
AUSTIN—A major public awareness campaign is calling on boaters to “Clean, Drain, and Dry” their boats, trailers, and gear before traveling to and...


On-Site Activities Announced for Toyota Texas Bass Classic
QUITMAN, TX. (May 11, 2015) – The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) is bringing world class entertainment to East Texas. Along with 35 of the world’s best anglers and 4 of...
Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2015 Winners
ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the Texas division winners for...
Game Warden Field Notes
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. No Fish Tank License While patrolling Toledo Bend, a Newton...
TAKE THE PLEDGE TO DISCONNECT
Here at Cabela’s we are very excited to announce the launch of Disconnect Day, and we are hoping that you will help us promote this important initiative. Through Disconnect...