Regulations & Policies

In a move to modernize the process of showing proof that a hunter or angler is licensed the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department now allows for a digital version to be presented when stopped by a Texas Game Warden.

New Texas laws go into effect Sept. 1 that remove the hunting license requirement when hunting on private land.

White-tailed deer hunters in 41 counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will have expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season.

Both bounty programs will pay $5 per hog Caldwell County will pay hunters $5 for each feral hog taken from now until August 7. Hunters may claim the county’s 2019 feral hog bounties only on the first Wednesday of each

The greatest sounds for predator calling are those you can’t hear By Gary Roberson When I first started calling critters, I didn’t know there was anything you could use other than hand calls. It wasn’t until 1967 when my cousin

South Zone youth-only weekend for Rio Grande turkey starts March 9 With lots of mature toms across the Rio Grande turkey range, persistent Texas hunters should have a good shot at a long beard this spring. Wildlife biologists with the

Proposed changes include implementation and expansion of white-tailed deer “doe days;” experimental mule deer antler restriction in Lynn County; clarification on turkey harvest requirements; and season dates and bag limits for migratory game birds. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel

It’s not too late to register Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold an Internship Fair from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at its Austin Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road. Learn about internships with Texas game wardens, Texas state parks, and

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission votes March 20 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department proposes changing fishing regulations for alligator gar. Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioners will vote on the matter at their meeting March 20 in Austin. The proposed

Blast from the Past By Horace Gore The featured photo here is unusual from our point of view. It appears to be a set-up photo, circa 1915. What makes it interesting is that we cannot imagine what the photo’s purpose