2016-2017 Wilson's Snipe (Common Snipe or Jacksnipe) Seasons & Regulations

Regular Season
Statewide
Oct. 29, 2016 - Feb. 12, 2017

Bag Limits

AnimalDaily Bag LimitPossession Limit
Wilson's Snipe (Common snipe or Jacksnipe) 8 birds 24 birds

Hunting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

License Requirements

Hunting License

All migratory game bird hunters must have a valid hunting license.

Texas Migratory Game Bird Stamp Endorsement

Required to hunt any migratory game bird (waterfowl, coot, rail, gallinule, snipe, dove, sandhill crane, and woodcock). A valid Federal Duck Stamp and HIP Certification are also required of waterfowl hunters 16 years of age or older.

Harvest Information Program

When you purchase a hunting license, indicate to the license clerk that you intend to hunt migratory game birds and need to be HIP certified by answering a few simple questions.


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