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April 16, 2024

TPW Commission Approves 2024-25 Statewide Hunting, Migratory Game Bird Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission have approved hunting regulations for the 2024-25 season with the following modifications and clarifications to 2024-25 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird proclamations:

April 15, 2024

Dove Mortality Occurring Across Texas due to Trichomoniasis

AUSTIN –The National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) has confirmed several doves collected across Texas, including the Trans Pecos and Rolling Plains, tested positive for Trichomoniasis.

March 13, 2024

Hunting Accidents at a New Record Low in Texas

AUSTIN — Texas recorded a new all-time low number of hunting-related accidents across the state, according to the 2023 Texas Hunting Accident Report.

March 8, 2024

Spring Wild Turkey Season Shaping Up to be a Great Season

AUSTIN — With the early spring green-up and mild winter weather, spring wild turkey season is shaping up to be very productive for hunters.

Feb. 2, 2024

Brazos Bend State Park Hosts ‘Explore Bowhunting’ Event Rescheduled for February 24

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Community Archery Program is joining forces with Brazos Bend State Park on Feb. 24 to help the public “Explore Bowhunting.”

Nov. 21, 2023

Hunters Reminded to Report Their Harvest During Upcoming Antlerless Season

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds hunters to report their harvest during the upcoming antlerless deer season, Nov. 23-26.

Nov. 9, 2023

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) announces the winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts.

Nov. 1, 2023

The Future of Light Goose Harvest Management in Texas

AUSTIN — At two upcoming scoping meetings along the Gulf Coast, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will seek public comment on the future of light goose harvest management in Texas.

Oct. 30, 2023

New Features Available on My Texas Hunt Harvest App

AUSTIN — In preparation for the Nov. 4 opening of general deer hunting season, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has updated the My Texas Hunt Harvest mobile app with a new Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Zone information tool.

Waterfowl Hunters Play Major Role in Helping Prevent Spread of Invasive Species

AUSTIN – Waterfowl season is on the horizon and as hunters across the state start prepping their gear and boats for opening day, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds them to join the fight against the spread of aquatic invasive species like giant salvinia and zebra mussels.