Texas Parks & Wildlife

Not Rabbit, Not Duck, But Texas Dove Season OpensDon't be surprised if you hear the sound of shotgun fire for the next couple of months. It's that time of year again -- dove season!
4 Texas Parks Still Closed After Memorial Day Weekend FloodsHundreds of volunteers have helped restore more than 50 Texas state parks damaged or closed following deadly Memorial Day weekend flooding. But several North Texas parks remain closed.
No Charges Over Death Of Alligator That Killed Texas SwimmerTexas wildlife officials will not pursue charges against a man who fatally shot an 11-foot alligator days after the reptile killed a swimmer.
Texas Kicks Off Campaign To Halt Spread Of Zebra MusselsTexas has kicked off a public awareness campaign to help stop the spread of invasive zebra mussels as boaters prepare for the summer.
Texas Fishing ReportHere is the weekly fishing report for selected Texas lakes as compiled for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Experts: More Alligators Making Their Way Out Of Rain-Swollen Texas RiversMore alligators are crawling out of rain-swollen rivers and making their way onto the personal property of Texans.
Prospects Good For Upcoming Texas Turkey SeasonWith a good mixture of mature gobblers and fearless young toms to challenge hunters, this year's spring turkey season holds plenty of promise, according to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Possum Kingdom Lake Recovering From AlgaeThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said Wednesday that Possum Kingdom Lake has shown signs of recovery after a 2010 fish kill that was blamed on golden alga.
State Seeks Input On Bass License PlateIt's all about the bass, as in fish. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Wednesday asked for the public's help in choosing a new license place honoring bass fishing.
North Texas Man Has Close Call During WWII ReenactmentIt was all supposed to be fake, but a North Texas man was shot with a real bullet at a World War Two re-enactment.
San Antonio Man Catches 809-Pound Shark In GulfA San Antonio man landed an 809-pound tiger shark near Port Aransas in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.
Jewell Pledges $43 Million To ConservationU.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced that more than $43 million will be distributed from a federal fund for recreation and conservation projects nationwide.