Texas' Premier Wildlife

Crime Stopper and Support Program.




Operation Game Thief is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve our quality of life by intentionally engaging individuals and communities across Texas to prevent theft and destruction of our natural resources through outreach, education, and a direct confidential link to report violators.


  • Offer rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest & conviction of natural resource crimes

  • Provide financial aid to the families of game wardens & park peace officers killed in the line of duty

  • Obtain technologically advanced equipment for game wardens, resulting in safer & more efficient operations

  • Outreach & educate all Texans in order to protect our natural resources and private property rights

Make a supporting donation

We pay rewards of up to $1000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of flagrant game law violators.

Benefits for
Texas Game Wardens
Cash Rewards for
Wildlife Crime Information

We provide grants to the Law Enforcement Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to acquire technologically advanced and other equipment needed by the Game Wardens.  

We provide immediate financial support of $25,000 to the families of every Game Warden and Park Police killed in the line of duty.



     OGT Claystoppers - Save The Date

  National Shooting Sport Complex-San Antonio, TX - September 11th, 2020

                  Texas Premier Sporting Arms-Sealy, TX - September 25th, 2020

          Hog Heaven-Drippings Springs, TX - October 10th, 2020 - POSTPONED


Upcoming Events

Houston Area Claystoppers Shootout
Fri, Sep 25
Texas Premier Sporting Arms
Sep 25, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Texas Premier Sporting Arms, 7311 TX-36, Sealy, TX 77474, USA
Join us for a 100 clay target course, lunch, live auction and raffle.
San Antonio Area Clay Stoppers Shootout
Fri, Sep 11
National Shooting Complex
Sep 11, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
National Shooting Complex, 5931 Roft Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253, USA
Join us for a 100 clay target course, lunch and raffle.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, a majority of our funding relies solely on the support of the public at our events. All of our event proceeds always go directly to supporting OGT and its mission.



Operation Game Thief is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose goal is to help end Texas wild poaching. 


Explore our background

Established in 1981 as a result of laws passed by the 67th Legislature to help curtail poaching, OGT operates as a highly successful function of the law enforcement division of Texas Parks and Wildlife.


Privately funded, the program is dependent on financial support from the public through the participation of our fundraising events, memberships, merchandise, donations, sponsorships, and gifts.



In Touch

To make a general inquiry, give us a call. 
Our Address

4200 Smith School Road
Austin, Texas 78744

General Inquiries
Report Violations

800-792-GAME (4263)

*Available 24/7

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Report Wildlife Violations 24/7 at 800-792-4263

4200 Smith School Road Austin, Texas 78744