Hunt area opens at 5:00 am each day and closes at 8:00 pm.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 09, 2022
Nov 26, 2022 – Nov 30, 2022
Dec 10, 2022 – Dec 14, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders .45 Caliber or Larger
Shotguns with Slugs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 300
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1290
Permits/Groups: 300
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
The youth minimum age for all NWR hunts is 9 years old. ATV/UTV are allowed on roads only. Compartments may be shared.
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 18, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Bucks
One Turkey; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 150
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1689
Permits/Groups: 150
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
Only federally approved non-toxic projectiles allowed. No overnight camping allowed on the area.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 25, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Buck Only; 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
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders or Shotguns with Slugs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 20
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 439
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
These hunts will be conducted on Units 2, 3, 5, & 8 only. The youth minimum age for all NWR hunts is 9 years old.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 18, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Jan 13, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders .40 Caliber or Larger
Hunt Restrictions
Handguns are not allowed.
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 140
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 3237
Permits/Groups: 140
Success Rate:
Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR - East Lake Download Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR - East Lake Brochure
$3.00 /adult
The youth minimum age for all NWR hunts is 9 years old. Scouting period begins the Monday before an awarded hunt up to the day of the hunt.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 10, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 17, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Dec 08, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 15, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Jan 05, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Jan 12, 2023 – Jan 15, 2023
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Nilgai Antelope
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
Unlimited Javelina; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Muzzleloaders .40 Caliber or Larger
Shotguns with Slugs
Hunt Restrictions
Shotguns with slugs must be 20 gauge or larger.
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 36
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 2166
Permits/Groups: 36
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Buck Only; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 48
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 336
Permits/Groups: 16
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Buck Only; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 12
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 214
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 18
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 217
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate:
Neches River NWR - Walnut Branch Unit Download Neches River NWR - Walnut Branch Unit Brochure
$3.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Dec 16, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Buck Only; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 18
Fee per adult: $80.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 234
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 36
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 355
Permits/Groups: 36
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 32
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 277
Permits/Groups: 32
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 2
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 191
Permits/Groups: 2
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
Hirsch Unit is open for hunters with disabilities where an ATV may be used by special use permit. All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 18
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 202
Permits/Groups: 18
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 10
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 203
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate:
$3.00 /adult
Page Unit is open for hunters with disabilities where an ATV may be used by special use permit. All units are bottomland hardwood forests, subject to flooding from the Trinity River and may be closed upon short notice.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Antlerless and Two Bucks; Bucks must have at least 1 unbranched antler or an inside spread of 13 inches or more (limit one).
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 36
Fee per adult: $130.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 9- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 310
Permits/Groups: 36
Success Rate: