About Hunting in Texas
Whether it’s from Houston, San Antonio, Dallas – Fort Worth, Austin El Paso or the Lower Rio Grande Valley, total that more than three quarters that is dedicated to the research or outreach in these areas, each offers assistance to include data collection and research as well as planning.
This means that while there is data being collected and possibly there is hunting that is being pursued outdoors, they are updated in realtime to make the difference so that wildlife is protected to thrive in so many types of situations. Come out and start a hunt with Texas State!
Texas Hunting Seasons
Big Game: Deer, Pronghorn
Small Game: Javelina, Alligator, squirrel, rabbit/hare
Bird: Upland game birds, turkey, migratory game bird
Texas Hunting Season Dates 2021
In general hunting begins November 7 and ends January 17 for the late season. There is Dove from Sept 1 to January 3 as well as Turkey from November 7 to May 23.
Texas White Tailed Deer Season 2021
|General||Nov 7- Jan 3||North|
|Nov 7- Jan 17||South|
|Special Late||Jan 4-17||North|
|Archery||Oct 3- Nov 6||252 of 254 counties|
|Muzzleloader||Jan 4-17||90 of 254 counties|
|Archery||Oct 3- Nov 6||59 of 254 counties|
|General||Nov 21- Dec 6||Panhandle|
|Nov 21-29||SW Panhandle|
|Nov 27- Dec 13||Trans- Pecos|
|General||Oct 3-11||41 of 254|
Texas Hunting License
Purchase a license at : https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/
|Hunting Lease (small)||$79||N/A|
If you like you can purchase a license locally, it would be better to refer to the site that is listed below.
Find a Hunting Guide
Texas Hunting News
There is a Texas conservation action plan for all of the great areas we offer from plains, to sub tropics to the coastal waters , there is game and enough to help conserve the beautiful lands that we all live on. Keeping the terrain and freshwater nice for all plant communities, and inhabitants means that we can improve the status of these species for years to come.