Tag: Texas parks and wildlife

In the News: Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine

FlatsWorthy is excited to be featured in the April 2021 issue of the Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine. This publication features news from around the state of interest and importance to all outdoor enthusiasts. Spreading the message of FlatsWorthy is important.

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TPWD Press Release: At Least 3.8 million Fish Killed by Winter Weather on Texas Coast

 Winter weather the week of Feb. 14, 2021 led to fish kill events on the entire Texas coast. If fish do not make it to a refuge in deeper, more temperature stable water during cold weather, they may die when water temperatures reach a certain threshold. After the first fish kill was reported in the…
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FlatsWorthy Partnership Outfits Texas Game Wardens with Patrol Skiff

PRESS RELEASE FROM TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION Partnership with TPWF’s Gear Up for Game Warden program raises $60,000 for patrol boat Texas Game Wardens working in coastal waters near Rockport now have access to a custom-made shallow water skiff that will allow them to better patrol hard-to-reach marshes and bays. The boat was funded…
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Boater Education Course Offered

A partnership between Sea Grant Texas, Calhoun County AgriLife, and Texas Parks and Wildlife is bringing a classroom and hands-on Boaters Education Course to Port Lavaca. This all day event will prepare new and seasoned boaters for time on the water. There will be many stations for participants to go through and learn about everything…
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In August of this year, FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser met with Texas Game Wardens to discuss how we could assist them in their mission of protecting our flats and shallows. After a lengthy discussion with Texas Parks and Wildlife, FlatsWorthy agreed to furnish them with a NewWater Curlew for enhanced enforcement of existing laws concerning…
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Oysters in our Bays

The Rockport area is known for oyster harvesting, and it is coming back after Hurricane Harvey’s damaging effects. Our friends at the Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M are working to spread the word about oysters’ beneficial attributes. And they are backing up their message with action. The Oyster Reef Restoration program aims to ensure our…
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The Future of Fishing

Kids today are the anglers of tomorrow, and FlatsWorthy supports programs to educate young anglers. Teaching kids to Respect the Resource is a key part of ensuring the habitat is healthy for generations to come. FlatsWorthy spent time working with the 4-H Club of Aransas County this summer. The enthusiasm of the youth was contagious.…
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Labor Day Fun

We don’t really need an excuse to be out on the water. Labor Day just makes it more fun since there is an extra day to fish! With so many people out on the water and on the beaches, it can be a little crowded. Just remember to be FlatsWorthy and follow the Code of…
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Texas Parks & Wildlife Poll

We are excited to be partnering with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Please take some time to answer and comment on their Facebook poll. They are interested in hearing from you about your concerns regarding problems in the Texas coastal waters. It is important to protect our sensitive fishing habitats and marshes. Now is your chance…
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