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Texas Public Hunt System 2019 - 2020

NATIONAL REFUGE GENERAL DEER

Application Deadline: September 15, 2019

These hunts will be conducted by National Wildlife Refuge staff. National Wildlife Refuge rules and regulations will apply. Hunts may or may not be supervised.


$3.00 /adult

No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 02, 2019 – Nov 06, 2019
Nov 23, 2019 – Nov 27, 2019
Dec 14, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019
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: 1314
Permits/Groups:
Success Rate:
Balcones Canyonlands NWR Download Hunt Brochure
$3.00 /adult

The youth minimum age for all NWR hunts is 9 years old. ORVs are allowed on roads only.
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 22, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
Dec 06, 2019 – Dec 08, 2019
Dec 13, 2019 – Dec 15, 2019
Bag Limit
Five 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: 2132
Permits/Groups:
Success Rate:
Laguna Atascosa NWR Download Hunt Brochure
$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
Dec 06, 2019 – Dec 08, 2019
Dec 13, 2019 – Dec 15, 2019
Dec 20, 2019 – Dec 22, 2019
Jan 03, 2020 – Jan 05, 2020
Jan 10, 2020 – Jan 12, 2020
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; No more than 1 buck
Unlimited Nilgai Antelope
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: 175
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: 3316
Permits/Groups:
Success Rate:
Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR - East Lake Download Hunt 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 15, 2019 – Nov 17, 2019
Nov 22, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
Dec 06, 2019 – Dec 08, 2019
Jan 10, 2020 – Jan 12, 2020
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Nilgai Antelope
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Muzzleloaders .40 Caliber or Larger
Shotguns with Slugs
Hunt Restrictions
Handguns are not allowed.
Hunt Method
Entire Area
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 32
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: 1697
Permits/Groups:
Success Rate:
Trinity River NWR - Boars Den Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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
Trinity River NWR - Brierwood Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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
Trinity River NWR - Butler Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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
Trinity River NWR - Hirsch Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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
Trinity River NWR - Mcguire Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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
Trinity River NWR - Page Download Hunt Brochure
$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 02, 2019 – Nov 10, 2019
Nov 16, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
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