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Hunts by Phone Reservation
Public Hunting in Texas 2019-2020

Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and must be made through the Wildlife Management Area (WMA) field office personnel; voice mail messages will not be accepted. Interested parties must reserve a hunt position by contacting the area manager before being allowed access to the WMA for hunting.

Cost: a $48 Annual Public Hunting Permit is required to take part in a Hunt by Phone Reservation.

Hunts Available by Phone Reservation
For 2019-2020

Black Gap WMA

Predator Hunt

  • Dates: January 17 to 19 and February 21 to 23, 2019

  • Hunt Positions Available: reservations will be accepted for 6 groups of up to 2 hunters for each hunt period.

  • Bag Limit: unlimited coyotes and bobcats (no other predators may be harvested).

Reservation Information

  • Hunting parties will meet at the WMA Headquarters (details are provided at the time of registration).

  • To Make a Reservation: call the Black Gap WMA office at (432) 376-2216 on January 6, 2019 only beginning at 9 a.m. until all positions are filled.

Information valid September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020