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Texas Public Hunt System 2019 - 2020

CHOKE CANYON SP - NORTH SHORE UNIT


$3.00 /adult

Archery Endorsement (Type 135) is required. Standby applicants must be at the Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 11:00 am on first day of hunt period.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 31, 2019 – Jan 03, 2020
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Bucks; One buck must have an inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches (Limit 1); and one buck must have 8 or fewer antler points with an inside main beam spread of at least 12 inches.
One Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No blinds are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 4
Fee per adult: $ 130.00
Fee per youth: $ 0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applications: 717
Permits/Groups: 8
Success Rate:
 
E-Postcard Feral Hog Download Hunt Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2019

All adult hunters must possess a current Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) to apply. Boat Access Only - by crossing Choke Canyon Reservoir. Hunting will be limited to specific compartments as identified on orientation maps, and adjacent areas accessible only by boat or significant hiking by foot. Hunters should take this into consideration before applying for this hunt. All hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at 11:00 a.m. on the first day of the hunt. Hunt ends at sunset on the last day. Stand-by positions may be available. Hunters must complete on-site registration daily. For more information contact the WMA Field Office at 361-274-3573 or visit the Daughtrey WMA Facebook page.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2019 2019 - 2020 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Feb 08, 2020 – Feb 23, 2020
Bag Limit
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Muzzleloaders or Shotguns with Slugs
Hunt Restrictions
Note methods restrictions; no centerfire rifles or pistols allowed. Hunter orange hat and vest is required regardless of hunt method.
Hunt Method
Entire Area ; Boats should be large enough to cross Choke Canyon Reservoir in windy conditions. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds. Baiting is allowed.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 4
Fee per adult: $ 0.00
Fee per youth: $ 0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applications: 367
Permits/Groups: 0
Success Rate:
 
Gun Deer - Either Sex Download Hunt Brochure
$3.00 /adult

Standby applicants must be at the Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 11 am on first day of hunt period.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2019 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 07, 2020 – Jan 10, 2020
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Buck Only; One buck must have an inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches (Limit 1); and one buck must have 7 or fewer antler points with an inside main beam spread of at least 12 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No blinds are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 4
Fee per adult: $ 130.00
Fee per youth: $ 0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applications: 1141
Permits/Groups: 7
Success Rate:
 
Gun Deer - Management Download Hunt Brochure
$3.00 /adult

Standby applicants must be at the Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 11:00 am on first day of hunt period.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2019 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 26, 2019 – Nov 28, 2019
Dec 03, 2019 – Dec 05, 2019
Dec 10, 2019 – Dec 12, 2019
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have 7 or fewer antler points with an inside main beam spread of at least 12 inches, or have at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No blinds are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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: 667
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 38%
 
$3.00 /adult

Standby applicants must be at the Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 11:00 am on first day of hunt period.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2019 1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Feb 04, 2020 – Feb 06, 2020
Bag Limit
One Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No hunting stands are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable stands.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 2
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: 163
Permits/Groups: 0
Success Rate:
 
Youth Only Gun Deer - Antlerless/Spike Download Hunt Brochure
$0.00 /adult

Adult Supervisor (at least 18 years old) required. Standby applicants must be at the Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 10:00 a.m. on first day of hunt period.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2019 2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 02, 2019 – Nov 03, 2019
Nov 09, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Antlerless or Spike Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Restrictions
Only youth are permitted to harvest animals during hunt period.
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No hunting stands are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 8
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: 148
Permits/Groups: 8
Success Rate: 20%
 
Youth Only Gun Deer - Either Sex Download Hunt Brochure
$0.00 /adult

Adult Supervisor (at least 18 years old) required. No standby positions are available.
No standbys available.
Application Deadline: September 01, 2019 2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 26, 2019 – Dec 28, 2019
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
One Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Restrictions
Only youth are permitted to harvest animals during hunt period.
Hunt Method
Compartment ; No blinds are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 4
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: 96
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate: 100%