Every month, officials from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department share with the media some of their more compelling law enforcement reports. Let's take a look at what state Game Wardens have been experiencing in the field.
Every month, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department sends out a rundown of some of the more interesting, and sometimes bizarre stories from game wardens across the state. Here's the latest from January.
Here we go again. The legislative session is coming in January, and we're hearing the usual predictions of budgetary doom and gloom. This year we are hearing that if the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department doesn't get the money it needs, nearly two dozen state parks may have to close.
Yes there is such a thing as "fishing fraud", and people who're caught doing it are in a heap of trouble. The Brownsville Herald reports that's what seven people learned when fishing tournament judges caught them at it on South Padre island earlier this month.
Because of the ever increasing costs of repairing the old dreadnought, plans to build a dry berth around the ancient Battleship Texas have been moved to the back burner - for now. The old ship's future -- if it even has one -- is now in serious doubt.
The ship's managers are spending all the money they're getting from the state just to fix all the leaks and keep her afloat in her mooring at the S