Due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey, several public hunts have been impacted along the Texas Coast. See all impacted hunts.

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Public Hunting in Texas 2017-18


Find public and leased land to hunt in Texas. Be sure to review the details of each area when planning your hunt. Some areas may only offer drawn, postcard, or youth hunts or may have specific dates when hunting is available for certain game.

An Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) and Texas hunting license are required to hunt on these properties. A Limited Public Use Permit (LPU) may be required for recreational activities. Check the legal game box on each area for details.

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The information in this search tool and on these webpages is also available for download in the full Public Hunting Lands Map Booklet PDF (60MB file).

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PDF Version

The information in this search tool and on these webpages is also available for download in the full Public Hunting Lands Map Booklet PDF (60MB file).