Trap, Transport & Transplant Permit Program (TTT) and Trap, Transport & Process Permit Program (TTP)
NOTICE: Summary of TTT and TTP Rules Related to CWD
Rules are effective August 15, 2016
- No trapping for TTT permits from any release site that has received breeder deer within five years of an application, or any site with a confirmed positive or suspected positive deer, or any site with a TAHC hold order.
- All deer trapped on a TTT trap site must be tattooed and tagged with an 840 RFID ear tag prior to release. (TPWD will supply instructions for obtaining RFID tags with each permit.)
- TTT/TTP Testing Requirements:
- TTT trap sites must submit 15 valid post-mortem CWD samples collected after the Saturday nearest September 30th. Exception: Urban areas may utilize samples collected and tested between April 1 and the time of application.
- CWD tests do not carry over to the following year.
- CWD testing is not required for deer trapped and relocated to adjacent, contiguous tracts owned by the same person who owns the trap site property.
- TTP permittees must supply 15 "not-detected" CWD test results to the department prior to May 1st.
- Class III TTP trap sites must provide CWD tests for 100% of the deer harvested.
- All Trap, Transport, and Transplant (TTT) Permit Applications
- Trap, Transport, and Process (TTP) Permit Applications
- Wildlife Division Districts and District Leaders
- Wildlife Management Plan (Word 455 KB)(Blank Form)
- Texas Administrative Code - Trapping, Transporting and Transplanting Game Animals/Game Birds Proclamations – Sections 65.101-65.119
- Texas Administrative Code - Chronic Wasting Disease - Triple T Permit Provisions - Section 65.95(PDF 202.1 KB)
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Code – Chapter 43, Subchapter E, Sections 43.061-43.062
For additional information on TTT or TTP program requirements, please call (512) 389-8212.