$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Before hunting drawn hunters must attend the one and only mandatory hunter orientation at Alazan Bayou WMA headquarters at 3:00 pm on the first day of the hunt period. After orientation you will be taken to your hunt area to familiarize yourself and set decoys. Hunting will occur on the 2nd and 3rd days of your hunt period. NOTE: No latecomers will be accepted on E-postcard Waterfowl Hunts. Hunters that do not arrive by the 3:00 p.m. mandatory 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. 2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Follow daily bag limit for the north zone waterfowl
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Restrictions
Nontoxic shot only
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 10
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 944
Permits/Groups: 15
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Hunters and Standby Hunters MUST report to the Park Headquarters for MANDATORY Orientation at 3:00 pm the day before the hunt. Before leaving hunters need to check out at the designated checkout station
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 10, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Jan 14, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Restrictions
NO ATV's, UTV's or Equines are allowed. Shotguns with non-toxic shot are the only legal means. Retrieving dogs are allowed during the hunt only, while in camp retrieving dogs must be kept in a leash and supervised at all times. Shooting hours are one half
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment; Hunters are recommended to bring pop up blinds or layout blinds.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 6
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 893
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Hunters may possess shotguns only. Buckshot, slugs, and all lead shot are prohibited. Shooting hours correspond to those established by general state regulations for waterfowl.
No standbys available.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 06, 2022
Nov 12, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Nov 26, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Jan 14, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Jan 21, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Jan 28, 2023 – Jan 29, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Either Sex; Bag and possess limits for High Plains Mallard, West Goose, and Sandhill Crane Zone A apply.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns with Birdshot
Hunt Method
Entire Area; This WMA is located in the Texas Panhandle in Castro County, approximately 1 hour southwest of Amarillo. Please do not confuse with Dimmit County in south Texas.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 7
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 987
Permits/Groups: 5
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Hunters must attend a mandatory orientation at 12:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt period. Hunt locations will be determined at the Friday orientation and hunters will be allowed to hunt the following Saturday and Sunday. Waterfowl hunting ends at noon each day of the hunt. Squirrel hunting may continue after waterfowl hunting ends. Camping is allowed on the area, however, 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 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 06, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Jan 13, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Jan 20, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Jan 27, 2023 – Jan 29, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Bag and possession limits for North Zone Duck and East Zone Goose apply.
Daily Squirrel Bag limit and possession limit for Leon County.
Daily Rabbits/Hares
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Rimfire
Shotguns
Hunt Restrictions
Hunter orange required except when hunting waterfowl. No latecomers will be accepted.
Hunt Method
Compartment; The use of ATVs or ORVs is allowed.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 20
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1397
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Duck, goose, rail, snipe, gallinule, sandhill crane, and dove may be taken during these hunts, provided that the season is open for those species.
No standbys available.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 11, 2023 – Jan 11, 2023
Jan 18, 2023 – Jan 18, 2023
Jan 25, 2023 – Jan 25, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl South Zone Waterfowl Hunting Regulations will apply.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment; ATVs and ORVs highly recommended.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 18
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1023
Permits/Groups: 21
Success Rate: 78%
Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Download Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Only drawn hunt group members will be allowed to hunt. No hunt group members can be added or substituted after application. All hunt group members must attend a mandatory orientation at 3:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt period. No latecomers will be accepted on E-postcard Waterfowl Hunts. Hunters that do not arrive by the 3:00 p.m. mandatory orientation will forfeit their position on the hunt. No exceptions will be made. Hunt locations will be assigned at the orientation and hunters will be allowed to hunt the Saturday and Sunday mornings following the orientation. Hunt compartments vary in size and are flooded with water depths ranging from 6"-18". Temporary blinds may be erected; however, any man-made material must be removed prior to the end of the hunt. The area exists almost entirely within the Trinity River floodplain and is subject to prolonged periods of extensive flooding that may require cancellation of hunts on short notice.
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 11, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 18, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Jan 06, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Jan 13, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Jan 20, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Jan 27, 2023 – Jan 29, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Bag and possession limit for North Zone Duck apply.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Restrictions
Shooting hours end at noon. No motorized vessels allowed. The use or possession of exotic or invasive plant materials such as giant cane or bamboo for building blinds or any other use is not permitted on the WMA.
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 180
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1940
Permits/Groups: 180
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
Only drawn hunt group members will be allowed to hunt. No hunt group members can be added or substituted after application. All hunt group members must attend a mandatory orientation at 12:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt period. No latecomers will be accepted on E-postcard Waterfowl Hunts. Hunters that do not arrive by the 12:00 p.m. mandatory orientation will forfeit their position on the hunt. No exceptions will be made. Hunt locations will be assigned at the orientation and hunters will be allowed to hunt the Saturday morning following the orientation. Temporary blinds may be erected; however, any man-made material must be removed prior to the end of the hunt. The area exists almost entirely within the Trinity River floodplain and is subject to prolonged periods of extensive flooding that may require cancellation of hunts on short notice.
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
Jan 06, 2023 – Jan 07, 2023
Jan 13, 2023 – Jan 14, 2023
Jan 20, 2023 – Jan 21, 2023
Jan 27, 2023 – Jan 28, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Bag and possession limit for North Zone Duck apply.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Restrictions
Shooting hours end at noon. No motorized vessels allowed. The use or possession of exotic or invasive plant materials such as giant cane or bamboo for building blinds or any other use is not permitted on the WMA.
Hunt Method
Compartment; ATVs UTVs recommended.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 24
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1619
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Available August 15, 2022
No standbys available.
2022 - 2023 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 14, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Bag Limit
Daily Waterfowl Bag and possession limits for High Plains Mallard and West Goose Zones apply.
Daily Sandhill Crane Bag and possession limits for Zone A.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Shotguns with Birdshot
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 1
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 1- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 996
Permits/Groups: 1
Success Rate: 100%