Game Warden Field Notes 2/10/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Keep the Beard A Sutton County game warden was checking a deer camp during the special white-tailed deer late season when he discovered a Rio Grande turkey beard in the same...

Game Warden Field Notes 1/12/17

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. How Not to Respond to Law Enforcement A landowner in Val Verde County alerted game wardens about high-powered rifle shots heard after dark on a neighboring property. The...

Game Warden Field Notes 12/29/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Less Bragging, More Tagging A Titus County game warden wrapped up an investigation about a subject with an untagged deer in the back of his truck in the small town of Talco...

Game Warden Field Notes 12/1/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. A Sobering Situation The duties of a Texas game warden don’t always involve illegal acts in the field. While on patrol in Del Rio, a Val Verde County game warden took quick...

Game Warden Field Notes 10/20/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Up a Creek A Hunt County game warden responded to an emergency phone call from a woman in Delta County who said that her 85-year-old mother had driven an ATV off a steep...

Game Warden Field Notes 7/21/16

July 4th Weekend Keeps Wardens Busy Texas Game Wardens had their hands full over the Fourth of July holiday weekend as heightened water recreation participation across the state led to numerous calls for assistance. In all, wardens responded to 12 drowning fatalities and two near...

Game Warden Field Notes 6/24/16

It has been pretty slow posting lately! We do have in the works probably the largest hog contest every put on coming up though. The pot will be HUGE!  Stayed Tuned, THG The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Stuck...

Game Warden Field Notes 3/22/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. A Turkey Vulture Does Not a Totem Pole Make While searching for an armed robbery suspect’s campsite, the Mount Pleasant Police SWAT team entered a ranch on which the suspect...

Game Warden Field Notes 3/10/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Better Safe than Sorry As a Val Verde County game warden ate a late lunch at a boat ramp on Lake Amistad, he was approached by two men wearing camouflage and waders. The...

Game Warden Field Notes 2/17/16

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Too Many to Count Two Val Verde County game wardens were checking hunting camps when they discovered a hunting party had taken too many deer. To keep up with the growing list...