TPW Television Season

Fox Finders, Kraken Diving, Brushland Birds

Program 2901 - October 11-17, 2020, and April 11-17, 2021

Fox Finders, Kraken Diving, Brushland Birds

The swift fox is seldom seen and could be vanishing in Texas. Follow a crew of researchers searching for this fox in the Panhandle Plains. The 2017 sinking of a 371-foot cargo ship called The Kraken created a new underwater oasis for fish and...

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One fleet little fox is seldom seen. Is it vanishing from its range in Texas? A crew of researchers labors long hours to learn if time is running out for this elegant animal in the Panhandle Plains.

In early 2017, Texas Parks and Wildlife's Artificial Reef Program created a new underwater oasis for fish and fishermen with a 371-foot cargo ship called The Kraken. Just months after sending the Kraken to the floor of the Gulf of Mexico, biologists return to investigate one of the Texas Gulf Coast's largest artificial reefs.

Join a group of Harlingen high school students as they discover birding. These South Texas teens realize they have some amazing birds right in their own backyard.

Get a bird's eye view of Fort Parker State Park.

Texas Hunting Traditions

Program 2902 - October 18-24, 2020, and April 18-24, 2021

Texas Hunting Traditions

Meet an Austin man who took up hunting and fishing as an adult and is now passing along these traditions to his sons. Follow a conservationist and hunter as he hits the woods in search of the Eastern Wild Turkey. Every year 98-year-old Mabel Birkner...

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You don't have to grow up in a family of hunters to enjoy hunting. Meet an Austin man who took up hunting and fishing as an adult and is determined to pass along these traditions to his sons.

Conservationist and hunter Terrance Jackson will be the first to tell you, “If Wild Turkeys could smell, they'd be nearly impossible to hunt.” Follow Terrance as he travels across East Texas working to restore and harvest the Eastern Wild Turkey.

Every year Mabel Birkner hits the woods and heads for the family's favorite deer blind. At nearly 100 years old, this feisty woman of the wilds has a lot of knowledge to pass down to her family.

Take a leisurely look at the sand and surf at South Padre Island National Seashore

Wild Game Cooking Texas Style

Program 2903 - October 25-31, 2020, and April 25-May 1, 2021

Wild Game Cooking Texas Style

A couple of accomplished chefs demonstrate some wild game recipes you'll want to try yourself. Restaurant owner and cookbook author Jesse Griffiths gives us his take on feral hog tacos, venison loin on the grill, teal yakitori and redfish fried...

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Wild hogs are a nuisance but they sure are tasty if cooked right. Wild game chef, cookbook author and restaurant owner Jesse Griffiths turns these wily beasts into a melt-in-your-mouth south Texas classic.

Take the gamey flavor out of wild game. Jesse Griffiths shows how to grill venison to tender perfection and then dress it up with a tasty cream sauce.

It's time for some wild game cooking with Chef Jeff Martinez. Jeff introduces us to a new twist on an old favorite, a dove recipe buffalo style.

Wild duck is the ultimate free-range bird. Regional cooking expert Jesse Griffiths demonstrates an easy recipe for grilling teal to complement its natural flavor.

Jeff Martinez is back with a simple, yet delicious recipe for Red Snapper Ceviche. Take some lemon, some lime, a bit of oregano, a dash of salt and some fresh caught snapper, mix em together and you are on your way to dining delight.

This isn't your same old fish fry. Jesse Griffiths demonstrates three different ways to fry redfish for a fresh twist on this crowd favorite.

There's lots to see at Colorado Bend State Park, including the flowing waters of Spicewood Springs.