Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) provides private support to TPWD to ensure the future of the wild things and wild places of Texas. Since 1991, TPWF has raised more than $150 million for transformational projects across the state. Find out how you can support them at tpwf.org
As the fishing season heats up, our experts are bringing you the Texas Fishing Guide, packed with info on our state's most popular fish – now including both freshwater and saltwater fishes! You'll get details on where to find them and how to catch them. Get the special guide for free, exclusively in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app.
You can now get the 2016-2017 Outdoor Annual with this season’s hunting and fishing regulations. Pick it up when you buy your license, view it online or download the free app.
Largemouth bass are the most popular freshwater fish in Texas, but with hundreds of lakes and reservoirs in the Lone Star State, it can be difficult to
pinpoint the best place to drop your line. This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine gives you the five Texas lakes where you’re most
likely to hook a big bass.
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Your Texas State Parks have some of the best activities and programs for your physical, mental, and social well-being.
Cheers to a Healthy You!
Rainbow Trout Return
These stockings won’t be found hanging by the chimney, but they'll still bring plenty of joy this winter. Rainbow trout are at 18 designated
Neighborhood Fishin' lakes in 11 urban areas of Texas. Nearly 300,000 will be at more than 140 sites across the state for fun winter fishing.
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The new Texas Ecosystem Analytical Mapper is now available for public use! Use this free interactive tool to create custom maps of the Texas landscape and its habitats. It includes information about vegetation, soils, geology, hydrology and ecoregions. Make your own Texas Vegetation Field Guide or discover another way this map can help you.
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Now find your perfect state park escape using the Texas State Parks Official Guide for Apple and Android devices. The free app locates campgrounds, cabins, trails and places to hike, bike, swim, fish or kayak. And it’ll give you all the details on 95 state parks in Texas.
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