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Jan. 13, 2020

Game Warden Field Notes, Jan. 13, 2020

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

Dec. 19, 2019

Val Verde County White-tailed Deer Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

AUSTIN – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been detected in a free-ranging, 5 ½ year-old white-tailed doe between Del Rio and Amistad Reservoir, making it the first confirmed case of the disease in Val Verde County.

Dec. 6, 2019

Game Warden Field Notes, Dec. 6, 2019

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

Nov. 22, 2019

Game Warden Field Notes, Nov. 22, 2019

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

Nov. 8, 2019

Game Warden Field Notes, Nov. 8, 2019

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

Nov. 1, 2019

Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

AUSTIN –With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl hunters to clean, drain and dry boats and equipment before traveling from lake to lake to help avoid spreading invasive species like giant salvinia.

Oct. 31, 2019

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts, which were selected at random from entries in the drawing.

Oct. 29, 2019

Texas Deer Hunters Welcome Cooler Weather for Opening Weekend

AUSTIN – Deer hunters hoping for a change in the weather may be in luck for opening weekend of general deer season as weather forecasters predict cooler temperatures across the state. With an estimated 5.3 million deer in the statewide white-tailed deer population, Texas hunters heading to the field this fall are sure to fill their freezers with this season’s bounty.

Oct. 25, 2019

Game Warden Field Notes, Oct. 25, 2019

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

Oct. 23, 2019

Wildlife Experts Predict Quality Quail Hunting Ahead of Season Opener Oct. 26

AUSTIN – With quail hunting season opening Saturday, Oct. 26 statewide, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife biologists predict average to above-average prospects across most of the state.