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April 19, 2004
TPWD Game Warden Field Notes
The following are excerpts from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.
Boat-Ropers 'R US -- After an all-night shift on Falcon Lake, wardens received a call about two cow dogs who had run a cow into the lake, which is a common occurrence. What is not common is the cow tried to swim to Mexico in the widest and deepest part of the lake. The wardens happened to be about a mile down the lake and went to assist. They were in a 17-foot boat and located the cow about 600 yards from the bank. The wardens made contact with the tired animal, and the rodeo began. After a lengthy battle between beast and boat, the boat won, and the cow was taken to shore without much incident.
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