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Oct. 27, 2010

Media Advisory: Parks & Wildlife “Ask the Expert” live online chat Nov. 4

AUSTIN – Unsure about a game law? Need some tips for deer season? On Thursday, Nov. 4, from noon to 1 p.m., state game wardens and wildlife biologists will be online for a live Q&A with sportsmen. Texas hunters making preparations for the opening of hunting seasons can get last-minute questions answered by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department staff during our first “Ask an Expert” live online chat session.

Oct. 25, 2010

Oversummer Survival of Guadalupe River Rainbow Trout Looks Excellent in 2010

ATHENS — Trout fishing prospects on the Guadalupe River in fall 2010 look promising. The Guadalupe River below Canyon Lake is the southernmost trout fishery in the United States and the only fishery in Texas where rainbow trout survive through the summer.

Oct. 21, 2010

Galveston FOCUS Event to Feature Children Creating Mural with Artist Wyland

ATHENS — Internationally known artist Wyland will be painting a mural with the help of children at an environmental event called FOCUS (Forests, Ocean, Climate and Us) in Galveston on Oct. 23.

Oct. 18, 2010

Lake Fork “State of the Lake II” Public Meeting

TYLER — Anyone interested in Lake Fork should plan to attend the public meeting on Thursday, October 28, 2010.

Go Fish! Events on Tap This Fall at 4 Texas State Parks

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is making it easy this fall to introduce youngsters and the young-at-heart to the joys of fishing by offering Go Fish! events at four Texas state parks.

Game Warden Field Notes, Oct. 18, 2010

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.

Oct. 6, 2010

Halloween at the Hatchery Set for October 28

ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will host the annual Halloween at the Hatchery the evening of Thursday, October 28.

Oct. 5, 2010

Little Lake, Big Fish

ATHENS—To catch big fish you need to fish in big water, right?

Sept. 29, 2010

Texas Parks & Wildlife wages war on invading zebra mussels

AUSTIN – Texas Parks & Wildlife Inland Fisheries Division personnel have been waging environmentally safe chemical warfare in North Texas against a formidable invader – zebra mussels.

Guadalupe Valley Paddling Trail Opens Oct. 1

CUERO – A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. this Friday on the banks of the Guadalupe River to commemorate the opening of the newest Texas Paddling Trail on the Guadalupe River in DeWitt County. The Guadalupe Valley Paddling Trail marks the 21st entry into the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s paddling trail program.