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Texas

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

Fantastic whitetail deer and turkey hunting

Terrain

Sandy hills, desert valleys, grasslands, and wooded mountains

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Alligator
1st Season
Sep 10, 2021 Sep 30, 2021
Alligator
2nd Season
Apr 1, 2022 Jun 30, 2022
Bobcat
Hunting
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Coyote
Hunting
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane Zone A
Zone A
Oct 30, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane Zone B
Zone B
Nov 26, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane Zone C
Zone C
Dec 18, 2021 Jan 23, 2022
Deer
Whitetail Archery
Statewide.
Oct 2, 2021 Nov 5, 2021
Deer
Mule Deer Archery
Statewide.
Oct 2, 2021 Nov 5, 2021
Deer
Whitetail Early Youth
Statewide.
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Deer
General South Whitetail
South Zone.
Nov 6, 2021 Jan 16, 2022
Deer
General North Whitetail
North Zone.
Nov 6, 2021 Jan 2, 2022
Deer
Mule Deer Gun 2
SW Panhandle.
Nov 20, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Deer
Mule Deer Gun 1
Panhandle.
Nov 20, 2021 Dec 5, 2021
Deer
Mule Deer Gun 3
Trans-Pecos.
Nov 26, 2021 Dec 12, 2021
Deer
Late Season Whitetail North
North Zone.
Jan 3, 2022 Jan 16, 2022
Deer
Whitetail Late Youth
Statewide.
Jan 3, 2022 Jan 16, 2022
Deer
Whitetail Muzzleloader Only
Statewide.
Jan 3, 2022 Jan 16, 2022
Deer
Late Season Whitetail South
South Zone.
Jan 17, 2022 Jan 30, 2022
Dove
Early North
North Zone
Sep 1, 2021 Nov 12, 2021
Dove
Early Central
Central Zone
Sep 1, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Dove
Early South
South Zone
Sep 14, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Dove
Late North
North Zone
Dec 17, 2021 Jan 2, 2022
Dove
Late Central
Central Zone
Dec 17, 2021 Jan 14, 2022
Dove
Late South
South Zone.
Dec 17, 2021 Jan 21, 2022
Duck
Teal
See Regulations.
Sep 11, 2021 Sep 26, 2021
Duck
Youth only High Plains
High Plains Mallard Management Unit.
Oct 23, 2021 Oct 24, 2021
Duck
High Plains Regular 1
High Plains Mallard Management Unit.
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Duck
Youth only South
South Zone
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Duck
High Plains Regular 2
High Plains Mallard Management Unit.
Nov 5, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Duck
Youth only North
North Zone
Nov 6, 2021 Nov 7, 2021
Duck
South Zone Regular 1
South Zone
Nov 6, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Duck
High Plains Dusky Duck 1
High Plains Mallard Management Unit.
Nov 8, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Duck
South Dusky Duck 1
South Zone
Nov 11, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Duck
North Zone Regular 1
North Zone
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Duck
North Dusky Duck 1
North Zone
Nov 18, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Duck
North Dusky Duck 2
North Zone
Dec 4, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Duck
North Zone Regular 2
North Zone
Dec 4, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Duck
South Dusky Duck 2
South Zone
Dec 11, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Duck
South Zone Regular 2
South Zone
Dec 11, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Goose
Early Canada Goose
East Zone.
Sep 11, 2021 Sep 26, 2021
Goose
East Light and Dark
East Zone.
Nov 6, 2021 Jan 30, 2022
Goose
West Light and Dark
West Zone.
Nov 13, 2021 Feb 13, 2022
Goose
East Conservation Order
East Zone.
Jan 31, 2022 Mar 13, 2022
Goose
West Conservation Order
West Zone.
Feb 14, 2022 Mar 13, 2022
Hog
Hunting
Open all year.
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Javelina
South Zone
South Zone.
Sep 1, 2021 Aug 31, 2022
Javelina
North Zone
North Zone.
Oct 1, 2021 Feb 27, 2022
Pheasant
Hunting
Panhandle
Dec 4, 2021 Jan 2, 2022
Pronghorn
Pronghorn
Oct 2, 2021 Oct 17, 2021
Quail Game Type
Hunting
Oct 30, 2021 Feb 27, 2022
Rabbit
Rabbits and Hares
Open all year
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Archery Only
Rio Grande Turkey. Statewide.
Oct 2, 2021 Nov 5, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Youth Only South 1
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Youth Only North 1
Rio Grande Turkey. Statewide.
Oct 30, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall South Zone
Rio Grande Turkey. South Zone.
Nov 6, 2021 Jan 16, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Fall Select Counties
Rio Grande Turkey. Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg & Willacy counties.
Nov 6, 2021 Feb 27, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Fall North Zone
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
Nov 6, 2021 Jan 2, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Fall Youth Only North 2
Rio Grande Turkey. Statewide.
Jan 3, 2022 Jan 16, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Fall Youth Only South 2
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
Jan 17, 2022 Jan 30, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Youth South 1
Rio Grande Turkey. South Zone.
Mar 12, 2022 Mar 13, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring South Zone
Rio Grande Turkey. South Zone.
Mar 19, 2022 May 1, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Youth North 1
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
Mar 26, 2022 Mar 27, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Select Counties
Bag limit 1 Rio Grande Turkey. Check regulations for select counties.
Apr 1, 2022 Apr 30, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring North Zone
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
Apr 2, 2022 May 15, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Eastern Turkey
Eastern Wild Turkey. East Texas.
Apr 22, 2022 May 14, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Youth South 2
Rio Grande Turkey. South Zone.
May 7, 2022 May 8, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Spring Youth North 2
Rio Grande Turkey. North Zone.
May 21, 2022 May 22, 2022
Upland Bird
Chachalaca
Oct 30, 2021 Feb 27, 2022
Upland Bird
Woodcock
Dec 18, 2021 Jan 31, 2022

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Hunting GPS Maps

Texas Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer private lands and habitat program areas, wildlife management areas, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and government property boundaries and […]

Hunting Areas

Hunting Layers

TX Private Lands Preview

TX Private Lands

Over 10,000,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in Texas. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

TX Gov Lands Preview

TX Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 9,000,000 acres in Texas to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

TX Possible Access Preview

TX Possible Access

onX has mapped 2,700,000 acres of possible access lands in Texas including timber companies and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

SUBLAYERS (15) Expand Sublayers
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TX Hunt Zones

Texas Hunt Zones. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

Includes 15 Sublayers

  • Alligator Hunt Zones
  • Chachalaca Hunt Zones
  • Dove Hunt Zones
  • Duck Hunt Zones
  • Goose Hunt Zones
  • Javelina Hunt Zones
  • Mule Deer Hunt Zones
  • Pheasant Hunt Zones
  • Sandhill Crane Hunt Zones
  • Squirrel Hunt Zones
  • Fall Turkey Hunt Zones
  • Whitetail Deer Hunt Zones
  • Spring Turkey Hunt Zones
  • Whitetail Special Late Season Hunt Zones
  • Whitetail Muzzleloader Hunt Zones
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TX Public Hunt Areas

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Public Hunting Program shows Wildlife Management Areas and State Parks. All hunters are expected to know the rules of the program.


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