2015 - 2016
New Regulations take effect Sept. 1, 2015. Download a PDF of the current 2014-15 Outdoor Annual.

Sandhill Crane Seasons & Regulations

Regular Season
Zone A
Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Zone B
Nov. 20, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Zone C
Dec. 19, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016

Zone Map

ZONE C CLOSED AREA DESCRIPTION: Everything to the Gulf of Mexico from a line beginning at the Kleberg-Nueces county line and the Gulf of Mexico, west along the county line to Park Road 22, to State Hwy. 358, to State Hwy. 286, north to IH 37, east to U.S. Hwy. 181, north and west to U.S. Hwy. 77 at Sinton, north and east along U.S. Hwy. 77 to U.S. Hwy. 87 at Victoria, east and south along U.S. Hwy. 87 to State Hwy. 35, north and east along State Hwy. 35 to the south end of Lavaca Bay Causeway, south and east along the shore of Lavaca Bay to the Port Lavaca Ship Channel, south and east along the Ship Channel to the Gulf of Mexico.

Identification

Sandhill Cranes

Gray, with dark wingtips; may appear white in some light. Neck long, extended straight forward in flight. Wingspan: 5 feet. Legs extend beyond tail in flight. Slow wingbeat. Flocks of 2 to hundreds.

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