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Do You Have Your Outdoor Annual?

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The Outdoor Annual is your official guide to Texas hunting regulations. It has season dates, license information, bag limits and more. Want the exact dates of dove season in your county? Check your Outdoor Annual. Want to see what's changed this year? It gives a summary of all that's new. Pick up your new Outdoor Annual when you buy your license, or download the free app now. You can also find regulation information at

Texas Hunting Guide

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Our experts bring you the Texas Hunting Guide, packed with info on the state’s most popular game birds and animals, including hunting tips, identification guidance and information on their habits and habitats. Get this special guide free, exclusively in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app.

New Hunters Alert: Take Hunter Ed Now

Play Now Welcome to Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education

Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course, or be accompanied while hunting. Minimum age of certification is 9 years of age.

Hunter education instructors are always needed. Help share the hunting legacy of conservation and sportsmanship by becoming a hunter education instructor. Find out more about joining the program.

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