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Texas Public Hunt System 2018 - 2019

MATAGORDA ISLAND WMA

Gun Deer - Either Sex DOWNLOAD HUNT BROCHURE
$ 3.00 /adult
EXPIRED

Standby applicants must register at the check station on the island at 10:00 am. Hunters are responsible for their own boat transportation to and from the island.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline Expired: September 15, 2018 1 – 4 people per application
HUNT DATES
Nov 12, 2018 – Nov 14, 2018
Nov 26, 2018 – Nov 28, 2018
BAG LIMIT
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck(s) must have an inside main beam spread equal to or wider than the ear tips (Limit One) or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
HUNT METHOD
Assigned Blind ; Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff.
BAITING
Not allowed
PERMITS
Available: 40
Fee per adult: $ 80.00
Fee per youth: $ 0.00
AGE REQUIREMENTS
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
LAST YEAR
Applications: 741
Permits/Groups: 40
Success Rate: 47%
 
Youth Only Gun Deer - Either Sex DOWNLOAD HUNT BROCHURE
$ 0.00 /adult
EXPIRED

Adult Supervisor (at least 18 years old) required. Standby applicants must register at the check station on the island at 10:00 am. Hunters are responsible for their own boat transportation to and from the island.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline Expired: August 15, 2018 2 – 4 people per application
HUNT DATES
Dec 15, 2018 – Dec 17, 2018
Dec 28, 2018 – Dec 30, 2018
BAG LIMIT
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
HUNT METHOD
Assigned Blind ; Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff.
BAITING
Not allowed
PERMITS
Available: 24
Fee per adult: $ 0.00
Fee per youth: $ 0.00
AGE REQUIREMENTS
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 18
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
LAST YEAR
Applications: 228
Permits/Groups: 24
Success Rate: 56%