Major East Texas Deer Poaching Case Finalized

Major East Texas Deer Poaching Case Finalized

AUSTIN – State game wardens have wrapped up an extensive 16-month poaching investigation in East Texas that has netted stout fines and jail or prison sentences for four men responsible for illegally killing 30 deer in Wood and Rains counties.… Read More

Lake Quitman

Lake Quitman is located five miles north of Quitman, in Wood County. The lake is 814 surface acres, with an average maximum depth of 25 feet. Aquatic vegetation in the lake is limited. Flooded timber, boat houses and brush piles provide limited cover. Aquatic vegetation is sparse. Alligatorweed and water … Read More

Lake Winnsboro

Lake Winnsboro is located five miles southwest of Winnsboro, in Wood County. The lake is 806 surface acres, with an average depth of 23 feet. The shoreline is fringed with native emergent vegetation such as maidencane and cutgrass. Submerged and floating types of aquatic vegetation is scarce. The lake has … Read More

Lake Holbrook

Lake Holbrook is located three miles northwest of Mineola, in Wood County. The lake is 653 acres, with an average maximum depth of 30 feet. Cattails and other emergent aquatic species are prevalent along the edge of the reservoir, providing limited shallow-water habitat. Recent native aquatic vegetation introductions by TPWD … Read More

Lake Hawkins

Lake Hawkins is located four miles northwest of Hawkins, in Wood County. The lake is 633 surface acres, with an average maximum depth of 30 feet. Native floating plants (American lotus, spatterdock, waterlily, watershield), native submergent plants (chara, cabomba) and Eurasian watermilfoil. Hydrilla is also present in the reservoir and … Read More