Memorial Day citations down

AUSTIN – Texas Game Wardens issued fewer boating-related citations over Memorial Day weekend than they did in 2021.

They cited increased boating safety aware ness and patrols by game wardens and other marine safety officers as contributors to a drop in incidents

Between Friday and Monday, 352 game wardens conducted 10,218 safety checks on vessels, issuing 62 fewer citations than they did the year before.

Wardens did work 15 accidents and six fatalities during the holiday.

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