$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
All selected hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at Balcones Canyonlands NWR Headquarters on October 1, 2022, at 10:00 am. The youth minimum age for all NWR hunts is 9 years old. Hunt areas accessible by hiking or ATV/UTV. ATV/UTV's are allowed on roads only. For more information call 512/339-9432.
No standbys available.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 01, 2022 – Oct 31, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Bucks
One Turkey; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 20
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
Applicants: 827
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Mandatory orientation will begin at 12:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt. Camping is allowed on the area, however, there are no facilities available. Hunt period will end at sunset on the last day. Standby positions MAY be available.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Sep 30, 2022 – Oct 09, 2022
Oct 14, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Nov 04, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 18, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; Legal bucks must have one unbranched antler or a main beam spread equal to or greater than the ear tips.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Restrictions
Travel into the hunting unit will be by foot-traffic, ATV, and UTV only. Width of ATVs and UTVs must not exceed 68".Hunters that do not arrive by the 12:00 p.m. mandatory orientation will forfeit their position. Legal archery equipment only.
Hunt Method
Entire Area; The use of ATVs or ORVs is allowed and strongly suggested.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 150
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
Applicants: 639
Permits/Groups: 150
Success Rate: 12%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
This hunt only applies to the 835-acre Horse Creek Unit of the Caddo Lake WMA. All hunters must attend a mandatory hunter orientation that begins at 3:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt. Only scouting is allowed on the first day of hunt after the orientation is completed. Shooting hours begin 30 minutes before sunrise on the second day of the hunt. Hunt period will end at noon on the last day. Primitive camping is allowed on the area; there are no facilities available. Standby positions MAY be available.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 04, 2022 – Nov 09, 2022
Nov 18, 2022 – Nov 23, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; Legal buck must have one unbranched antler or a main beam spread equal to or greater than 13 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Restrictions
Only legal archery equipment may be used. No ATV or ORV allowed. No latecomers will be accepted. Hunters that do not arrive by 3:00 p.m. for the mandatory hunter orientation will forfeit their position on the hunt.
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 40
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
Applicants: 443
Permits/Groups: 15
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Hunters must take at least two (2) does before a buck may be taken. All selected hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at Postcard Hunter Check Station on October 15, 2022, at 10:00 am. Standby drawing will take place at Postcard Hunter Check Station on the same day at 10:30 am. For more information call or text 512/925-3787. Hunt areas accessible by hiking, mountain bike, or boat only.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 15, 2022 – Jan 01, 2023
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck(s) must have an inside main beam spread of 13 inches or greater (Limit One) or at least one unbranched antler
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Crossbows
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 40
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
Applicants: 1440
Permits/Groups: 50
Success Rate: 57%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) is required for Standby entries to enter drawing. Hunting will be limited to specific compartments (as identified on orientation maps). Some adjacent areas accessible only by boat or significant hiking by foot. Not all hunt units have vehicle access; hunters should take this into consideration before applying for this hunt. ATVs and ORVs are prohibited. All hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at James E. Daughtrey WMA checkstation 11:00 AM on the first day of the hunt. For more information contact the WMA Field Office at 361-274-3573 or visit the Daughtrey WMA Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DaughtreyWMA.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 01, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
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, or must have at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Restrictions
Hunt ends at Noon on the last day. All legal archery equipment allowed; no firearms. Daily On-Site Registration (OSR) is required.
Hunt Method
Compartment; Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds and chairs.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 6
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
Applicants: 912
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate: 22%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
All hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at 12:00 p.m. the first day of the hunt. No latecomers will be accepted. Hunters that do not arrive by the 12:00 p.m. mandatory orientation will forfeit their position on the hunt. Camping is allowed on the area, however, there are no facilities available. Hunt period will end at sunset on the last day. Standby positions MAY be available.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Sep 30, 2022 – Oct 09, 2022
Oct 14, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Nov 11, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Legal buck must have one unbranched antler or a main beam spread equal to or greater than 13 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Method
Entire Area; The use of ATVs or ORVs is allowed.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 40
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
Applicants: 693
Permits/Groups: 40
Success Rate: 16%
Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Download Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Hunters arriving late to the mandatory 11:00 a.m. orientation will forfeit their position on the hunt. No exceptions will be made.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Sep 30, 2022 – Oct 09, 2022
Oct 14, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Legal bucks must have one unbranched antler or a main beam spread equal to or greater than the ear tips.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Restrictions
Archery equipment only. ATV and ORV use NOT permitted.
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 30
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
Applicants: 787
Permits/Groups: 45
Success Rate: 10%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
All hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at 11:00 a.m. the first day of the hunt. Hunters arriving late will forfeit their position on the hunt. No exceptions will be made. Camping is allowed only in the Trinity Unit campground. The campground does not have water or electricity; however, restroom facilities are available at the check station.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Sep 30, 2022 – Oct 09, 2022
Oct 14, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Legal bucks must have one unbranched antler or a main beam spread equal to or greater than the ear tips.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Hunt Method
Compartment; The use of ATVs or ORVs is strongly suggested.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 75
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
Applicants: 812
Permits/Groups: 160
Success Rate: 17%