Hunting, Fishing & Boating
The new hunting and fishing seasons bring new rules, regulations and season dates. Get the free Outdoor Annual mobile app now and be in-the-know when you're afield or afloat. Once downloaded, the app can be used to access the regulations information even when you don't have an internet connection. New this year: view your license within the app! Regulations can also be found online at OutdoorAnnual.com.
Whether you're after exotic animals or the traditional deer, we have options for every hunter! Each entry will cost anywhere from $0 to $10, and Youth Only category entries are always free. Application deadlines are the 1st and 15th of each month from August through October. Browse available hunts by location or category and apply for your favorites today.
Take a chance and enter to win any of 10 premium hunting packages on some of the best private ranches and TPWD Wildlife Management Areas across Texas! For only $9 online or $10 at your local license retailer, you could win the hunts of a lifetime. Plus, your entry fees will go towards conservation and habitat management, keeping hunting fun for everyone. Enter today!
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Frog Pond, Big City Cats & Mustang Island
Enjoy some nature on the edge of Austin with a homemade frog pond. An ongoing study is shedding light on how bobcats live among us, in the suburbs and edges of our cities, without conflict and almost completely without notice. If you're looking for the best place to camp right on the beach, Mustang Island State Park might be the spot for you.