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Big Time Texas Hunts - Mule deer

Now's your chance to enter to win one of 9 premium guided hunt packages on some of the finest private ranches and wildlife management areas in Texas. Big Time Texas Hunts offers hunts for bighorn sheep, mule deer, whitetails, waterfowl, birds, exotics, gators and wild hogs. Entries are just $9 online and proceeds support wildlife conservation, habitat management, and public hunting. Enter by October 15.

Know the Hunting Regulations

Big Time Texas Hunts - Mule deer

You can now get the 2016-2017 Outdoor Annual with this season's hunting regulations, including season dates, bag and possession limits. Pick it up when you buy your license, view it online or download the free app.

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Drawn Hunt Application Deadlines Approaching

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Drawn Hunts are your chance at affordable hunting throughout the state. And this year there are more opportunities than ever before – new exclusive Private Lands Dove Hunts, hunts on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges, and many more E-Postcard Hunt categories. 12 hunt categories have application deadlines in August, so apply today!

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Report Your Harvest with the New App

TPWD My Texas Hunt Harvest App

Download the new My Texas Hunt Harvest app and report your harvested game in real time. Now, keep track of your hunting season successes easily from your smartphone or tablet. Your information will help us manage healthy game populations, keeping hunting great in Texas.

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New Hunters Alert: Take Hunter Ed Now

If you are new to hunting and will be age 44 or younger this fall, you may need to take hunter education this summer. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course, or be accompanied while hunting. Minimum age of certification is 9 years of age.

Hunter education instructors are always needed. Help share the hunting legacy of conservation and sportsmanship by becoming a hunter education instructor. Find out more about joining the program.

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