Submit your applications online for drawn hunts in more than 35 hunt categories on 95 areas throughout the state, including special Guided and Youth-Only hunts. This year there are more of these low-cost opportunities than ever before. Hunts for whitetail, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, exotics, turkey, alligator and more.
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.
Here's the lowdown from TPWD experts on the prospects for deer, dove, waterfowl, quail, turkey, squirrel.
- Proper firearm handling.
- How to handle game meats.
- Recipes for venison, quail and dove.
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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