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License Authorization Number Valid for Deer Hunting
AUSTIN, Texas — Until now, sportsmen who purchased a Texas hunting license via phone or the web had to wait for deer tags in the mail before going deer hunting.
Several recent actions by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, including eliminating the practice of "double tagging" deer where a license tag and a permit tag are both used, could mean no more waiting for some hunters.
In a rule change adopted by the Commission at its Aug. 26 public meeting, hunters who buy their license online or over the phone can hunt deer on properties where permits are required, such as the Managed Lands Deer Permits, Landowner Assisted Management Permits or in the agency’s special drawing hunts on public lands.
The new rule is expected to be in effect by the opening of archery deer season.
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