TPW Commission Meeting and Annual Public Hearing, August 23 – 24, 2017, Austin.
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Hunting

Win a Big Time Texas Hunt

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Here's your chance to score that buck of a lifetime. The Ultimate Mule Deer Hunt offers one lucky hunter an exclusive three-to five-day trip for trophy mule deer in the Texas Panhandle. Food, lodging and guides are included, and entries are only $9 online. Big Time Texas Hunts also offers 8 other premium hunting packages, including hunts for bighorn sheep, whitetails, exotics, hogs, waterfowl and more. We’ve even added a Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 shotgun ($1,699 value) as part of the winnings on the Waterfowl Adventure package.

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Hunting and Fishing

Know the Rules

Outdoor Annual App

Each year, September 1 brings the excitement of a new hunting and fishing season. Along with the new year comes new season dates, rules and regulations. Be sure you're in the know. Pick up a copy of the new Outdoor Annual at the store when you buy your license, or download the free app now. You can also find regulation information at OutdoorAnnual.com.

State Parks

7 Scenic Drives

Horseback riding in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Texas' 80,000 miles of highway are diverse and beautiful. East Texas drives are lush with roadside forests, while West Texas highways cast shimmering mirages in the heat. Wildflowers cover the roadsides in the Hill Country, and endless ocean is the backdrop for beach drives. This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine photographers Earl Nottingham and Chase Fountain take us down 7 of their favorite Texas byways.

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Activities and Programs

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Sun's out, fun's out! Swim, paddle and explore at a Texas State Park.

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Hunting

Apply Now for Drawn Hunts

Hunting

Apply for high quality, supervised hunts across the state, including special drawings for both adults and youth hunters. Each entry costs from $0 to $10, and Youth Only category entries are always free. Don't delay, enter for your favorite hunts today.

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Boating

Protect the Lakes You Love

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Clean,Drain and Dry
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Invasive species like zebra mussels and giant salvinia are attacking your lakes and rivers. These invaders harm native plants and animals and hurt fishing, swimming and boating. Stop them from spreading - clean, drain and dry your boat before traveling from lake to lake.

Hunting

Texas Hunting Guide

Play Now Texas Hunting Guide from Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

Our experts bring you the Texas Hunting Guide, packed with info on the state’s most popular game birds and animals, including hunting tips, identification guidance and information on their habits and habitats. Get this special guide free, exclusively in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app.

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Texas Fishing Guide

Texas Fishing Guide

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.

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State Parks

Download the Official App for Texas State Parks!

State Parks App

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. Learn more about the app

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