2015 - 2016

Val Verde County Seat: Del Rio

Species Info
Non-core
General Season Apr. 1 - June 30, 2016

Bag Limit 1 per person per year
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
Central Zone
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Regular Season Sept. 1 - Oct. 25, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 1, 2016

Daily Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 white-tipped
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Nov. 7 - Dec. 13, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Special White-winged Dove Area

The area south of a line beginning at the International Toll Bridge in Del Rio, northeast along U.S. Highway 277 Spur to U.S. 90 in Del Rio, east along U.S. 90 to the county line

Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 18 - Oct. 21, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 18, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 white-tipped
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Special Season Sept. 5 - 6, 2015
Sept. 12 - 13, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped (white-fronted) doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 mourning doves and 2 whitetips.
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Nov. 7 - Dec. 13, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
High Plains Mallard Management Unit
Zone Map
Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 6 in the aggregate. Including no more than: 5 mallards (only two may be hens), 3 wood ducks, 3 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 pintail, 1 canvasback, and 1 "dusky" duck (Mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids). For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. The season for "dusky" ducks is closed the first five days of the season in each zone.
Merganser Daily Bag Limit 5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.
Coot Daily Bag Limit 15 birds
Possession Limit with Gun Three times the daily bag limit
Youth-Only Oct. 24 - 25, 2015

Regular Season Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Nov. 6, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

"Dusky" Duck Nov. 9, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

North Zone
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Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 6 in the aggregate. Including no more than: 5 mallards (only two may be hens), 3 wood ducks, 3 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 pintail, 1 canvasback, and 1 "dusky" duck (Mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids). For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. The season for "dusky" ducks is closed the first five days of the season in each zone.
Merganser Daily Bag Limit 5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.
Coot Daily Bag Limit 15 birds
Possession Limit with Gun Three times the daily bag limit
Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015

Regular Season Nov. 7 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

"Dusky" Duck Nov. 12 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

Falconry Feb. 1 - 14, 2016

Daily Bag Limit by Falconry 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit by Falconry 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
South Zone
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Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 6 in the aggregate. Including no more than: 5 mallards (only two may be hens), 3 wood ducks, 3 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 pintail, 1 canvasback, and 1 "dusky" duck (Mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids). For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. The season for "dusky" ducks is closed the first five days of the season in each zone.
Merganser Daily Bag Limit 5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.
Coot Daily Bag Limit 15 birds
Possession Limit with Gun Three times the daily bag limit
Youth-Only Oct. 24 - 25, 2015

Regular Season Oct. 31 - Nov. 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016

"Dusky" Duck Nov. 5 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016

Falconry Feb. 1 - 14, 2016

Daily Bag Limit by Falconry 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit by Falconry 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Species Info HIP Certification Required
West Zone
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Daily Bag Limit 5 dark geese, to include no more than one white-fronted goose, 20 light geese in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
Light and Dark Geese Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Feb. 1 - Mar. 20, 2016

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Only No bag limit, no possession limit.
Species Info
Southern
Regular Season Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016

Bag Limit 2 per license year.
Possession Limit 2
Species Info
Trans-Pecos
Antlerless Deer Antlerless deer may be taken only by Antlerless Mule Deer or MLD Permits.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015

Bag Limit 1 buck deer. Antlerless by permit only.
General Season Nov. 27 - Dec. 13, 2015

Bag Limit 2 deer, no more than one buck, all seasons combined.
Species Info Upland Game Bird Stamp Required
Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 31, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45
Mearn's (Montezuma) Quail No open season.
Species Info
Statewide
Regular Season

No closed season

Bag Limit None
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Sept. 12 - 27, 2015
Oct. 31 - Dec. 23, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 15 King and Clapper Rails in the aggregate. 25 Sora and Virginia Rails in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Feb. 1 - 14, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp, Federal Sandhill Crane Permit & HIP Certification Required
Zone A
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Regular Season Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit 9
Species Info
Year-round Season - No bag limit
General Season Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016

Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
September Teal Only Season Sept. 12 - 27, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 6 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Upland Game Bird Stamp Required
Fall

North of U.S. Highway 90; and that portion located both south of U.S. Highway 90 and west of Spur 239/277 S

Bag Composition Either sex
Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015

Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Jan. 4 - 17, 2016

Fall Season Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Fall

Southeastern portion of the county located both south of U.S. Highway 90 and east of Spur 239/277 S

Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015

Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015

Fall Season Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016

Spring

Rio Grande - South Zone

Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Youth-Only Mar. 12 - 13, 2016
May 7 - 8, 2016

Spring Season Mar. 19 - May 1, 2016

Species Info
North Zone

North of U.S. Highway 90; and that portion located both south of U.S. Highway 90 and west of Spur 239/277 S

Bag Limit 5 deer, no more than 2 bucks.
Antlerless Deer No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015

Archery Only Either sex. No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP permits have been issued for the property.
General Season Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 4 - 17, 2016

Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015

Late Antlerless and Spike Jan. 4 - 17, 2016

South Zone

Southeastern portion of the county located both south of U.S. Highway 90 and east of Spur 239/277 S

Bag Limit 5 deer, no more than 3 bucks.
Antlerless Deer No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015

Archery Only Either sex. No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP permits have been issued for the property.
General Season Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016

Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 4 - 17, 2016

Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015

Late Antlerless and Spike Jan. 18 - 31, 2016

Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 31, 2015 - Feb. 14, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 8
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Feb. 1 - 14, 2016

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

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