This hunt will occur at Lake Abilene only. Compartments 20-40 acres with a feeder in each compartment. Hunting will generally occur near feeders.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 03, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment
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
Applicants: 200
Permits/Groups: 8
Success Rate: 43%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have inside spread greater than or equal to 13" or at least 1 unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Rimfire
Shotguns with Buckshot
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 66
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 23%
$0.00 /adult
The October 21-23 Youth hunt is administered by TPWD. Hunters will be assigned a blind and feeder on the first day. Baiting with corn and alfalfa is allowed. The December and February Youth hunt are managed by the Texas Youth Hunt program (TYHP). Winners of the December and February hunts will need to create an online account with TYHP. Once drawing occurs, TPWD will send the win list to TYHP. TYHP will then contact the winners with further details. If people want more information about TYHP call 1-800-460-5494 or visit www.TYHP.org
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 21, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Feb 10, 2023 – Feb 12, 2023
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; One Buck and Two Doe/Antlerless
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; For the October 23-24 Youth hunt: Due to rough, rocky roads a high clearance 4WD vehicle is highly recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 15
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
Applicants: 172
Permits/Groups: 15
Success Rate: 14%
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 14, 2023 – Jan 16, 2023
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Total three (3) white-tailed deer either sex - Either (3) three antlerless deer or one (1) legal buck and two (2) antlerless deer. 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
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 10
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
Applicants: 66
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 25%
Exotic Mammals are in limited numbers. Baiting is allowed.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 30, 2022 – Jan 01, 2023
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Bucks must follow antler restrictions for Bastrop County. Limit of 1 buck greater than 13 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Compartment; Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds since blinds are not provided within compartments. Extensive walking is required to reach prime hunting areas.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 16
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
Applicants: 269
Permits/Groups: 15
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Feral hogs are in limited numbers.
Hunting questions, orientations, and facilitations are conducted by Sgt. David Dotter, PPO.
No standbys available.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 28, 2022 – Dec 01, 2022
Bag Limit
One Mule Deer; Either Sex
One Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Handguns
Hunt Restrictions
Any vehicle with an elevated seat or shooting platform is strictly prohibited. Any ATV or UTV is prohibited in the park. Hunting dogs are prohibited.
Hunt Method
Compartment; It is strongly recommended that hunters have a four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicle to participate in this hunt. All roads in the park interior are rugged and unpaved, and some roads require a 4WD, high clearance vehicle. Bring good binoculars.
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 298
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 55%
$0.00 /adult
Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff. Blinds will be assigned through a random drawing. All youth 17 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult supervisor (at least 18 years old) while hunting.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 22, 2022 – Oct 23, 2022
Bag Limit
Two 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.
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 15
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
$0.00 /adult
Because of the extremely rugged terrain of the park, hunters should be prepared for a very strenuous hunt that may occur during severe winter conditions such as freezing rain or snow.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 27, 2022 – Dec 30, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer or Mule Deer; Either Sex; Antler restrictions will apply to both white-tailed and mule deer bucks.
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Aoudad; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Restrictions
Vehicular access is restricted to established roadways. Hunters are responsible for driving to their compartment. Camping is available for hunter and supervising adult only.
Hunt Method
Compartment; Hunters should be prepared for long distance shots of at least 200 yards. The removal of the harvested animal from portions of the park to the nearest road or pickup point can be very strenuous because of the terrain and size of the animals. Hunter i
Baiting
Not 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
Applicants: 218
Permits/Groups: 8
Success Rate: 38%
$0.00 /adult
Hunt goes until end of legal shooting time on the last day of the hunt period. All participants must visibly wear a minimum of 400 square inches of daylight fluorescent orange material, with at least 144 square inches appearing on both chest and back and orange headwear.
No standbys available.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 27, 2022 – Dec 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; Limit 1 buck. Buck must have an inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches.
One Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Restrictions
No standby positions are available. Only youth are permitted to harvest.
Hunt Method
Compartment; Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds, shooting sticks, and a stool/chair for youth in blinds.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 20
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
Applicants: 791
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate: 70%
$0.00 /adult
Standby applicants must be at the James E. Daughtrey WMA checkstation before 10:00 AM on the first day of the hunt period. Hunt coincides with James E. Daughtrey WMA hunt (Orientation and all harvest data collection conducted at Daughtrey WMA checkstation).
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 19, 2022 – Dec 21, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit 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. Hunter orange vest and headwear is required for all participants on this hunt.
Hunt Method
Compartment; No blinds are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds, chairs, and shooting sticks for youth hunters.
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
Applicants: 142
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate: 17%
$0.00 /adult
Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds. There are temporary blinds made with cattle panel and t-posts that you can stack cedar limbs against and use for cover if you do not have a portable blind. Campsites will be available to reserve.
No standbys available.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 07, 2022 – Nov 09, 2022
Dec 27, 2022 – Dec 29, 2022
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Aoudad; Either Sex
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Restrictions
Only processed feeds, such as horse and mule sweet feed, will be allowed. Corn is no longer acceptable. Only Drawn Youth Hunters and their one supervisor will be allowed in the park during the hunt.
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 50
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
Applicants: 407
Permits/Groups: 50
Success Rate:
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 05, 2022 – Nov 06, 2022
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck(s) must have an inside main beam spread equal to or wider than the ear tips (Limit One) or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders
Hunt Method
Compartment; Hunters may bring portable blinds. ATVs and ORVs are allowed.
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 54
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 23%
$0.00 /adult
No standbys available.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 25, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 5
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
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches or greater.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Bring Chairs for all hunters and shooting sticks. Bait is recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 7
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
Applicants: 62
Permits/Groups: 7
Success Rate: 50%
$0.00 /adult
Exotic Mammals are in limited numbers. Permitted hunter should report to the park by 10:00 am on the first day of the assigned hunt period. Standby hunters should report to the park by 9:00 am on the first day of the desired hunt period for the selection process.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 20, 2022 – Dec 22, 2022
Bag Limit
Five White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Fork Antlered Buck and One With at Least One Unbranched Antler
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Restrictions
Baiting allowed; Corn must be labeled for wildlife use (aflatoxin less than 20 ppb) and in it's original container. No other types of baits allowed.
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff. Hunters will need to bring a shooting stick and fold-up chair.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 20
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
Applicants: 325
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 88%
Corn Feeders Provided. Additional baiting allowed but must be removed upon completion of hunt. No more than two hunters allowed in blind at one time. Each youth hunter will need a supervising adult. Exceptions may be made by hunt master if youth has significant hunting experience and of age and maturity to hunt alone for the entire day.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 04, 2023 – Jan 06, 2023
Jan 06, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Axis Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Fork Antlered Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 40
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
Applicants: 502
Permits/Groups: 40
Success Rate: 34%
$0.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 12, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have an inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 1
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
Applicants: 43
Permits/Groups: 1
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 12, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; White-tailed buck must have an inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches.
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Shotguns
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 1
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
Applicants: 30
Permits/Groups: 1
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Be prepared to walk up to 1/2 mile to assigned blind. Please note that while exotics are present there is no guarantee that they will appear at every blind. Orientation begins at 10:00 AM at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center at Guadalupe River State Park. The hunt ends at Sunset on the last day. Hunters are taken to their assigned blind on the first morning of the hunt; hunters are responsible for getting to their assigned blind thereafter.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 11, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex; Axis, Sika, Aoudad, Mouflon
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Vehicles with high ground clearance recommended. Wooden blind has sliding wooden bench that can be removed in lieu of folding chairs that you must provide.
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
Applicants: 214
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Be prepared to walk up to 1/2 mile to assigned blind. Please note that while exotics are present there is no guarantee that they will appear at every blind. Orientation begins at 10:00 AM at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center at Guadalupe River State Park. The hunt ends at Sunset on the last day. Hunters are taken to their assigned blind on the first morning of the hunt; hunters are responsible for getting to their assigned blind thereafter.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 11, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex; Axis, Sika, Aoudad, Mouflon
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Vehicles with high ground clearance recommended. Wooden blind has sliding wooden bench that can be removed in lieu of folding chairs that you must provide.
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
Applicants: 148
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate: 75%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 20, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Buck must have an inside main beam spread equal to or wider than the ear tips or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Shotguns with Buckshot
Hunt Restrictions
Hunter orange required. Use of ATVs and ORVs is prohibited.
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 40
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
Applicants: 191
Permits/Groups: 40
Success Rate: 14%
$0.00 /adult
Exotic Mammals are in limited numbers.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 21, 2022 – Nov 23, 2022
Dec 26, 2022 – Dec 28, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 32
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
$0.00 /adult
Be prepared to walk up to 1/2 mile to assigned blind. Please note that while exotics are present there is no guarantee that they will appear at every blind. Orientation begins at 10:00 AM at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center at Guadalupe River State Park. The hunt ends at Sunset on the last day. Hunters are taken to their assigned blind on the first morning of the hunt; hunters are responsible for getting to their assigned blind thereafter.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 11, 2022 – Nov 13, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex; Axis, Sika, Aoudad, Mouflon
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Vehicles with high ground clearance recommended. Wooden blind has sliding wooden bench that can be removed in lieu of folding chairs that you must provide.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 6
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
Applicants: 95
Permits/Groups: 3
Success Rate: 67%
$0.00 /adult
Standby hunters should report to site at 09:00am on first day of hunt. Hunt period will be on 10/29/22 (30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset). And 10/30/22 (30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset). A virtual Hunter Orientation session will be held on Friday, October 28th, 2022 for awarded hunters. If standbys are present, a second hunt orientation will be held after the standby drawing on Saturday October 29th, 2022 at 09:00am.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Cherokee County Antler Restrictions will be in affect.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
Unlimited Bobcats
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Bring chair for all hunters and shooting sticks/rest.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 70
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 58%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 21, 2022 – Nov 23, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 7
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
Applicants: 245
Permits/Groups: 7
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
All participants must visibly wear a minimum of 400 square inches of daylight fluorescent orange material, with at least 144 square inches appearing on both chest and back and orange headwear.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 19, 2022 – Dec 21, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Restrictions
Only youth are permitted to harvest animals during hunt period.
Hunt Method
Compartment; Some permanent stands are available. Hunters are encouraged to bring portable blinds, chairs, and shooting sticks for youth-hunter use.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 10
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
Applicants: 354
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 43%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; County Buck Restrictions Will Apply
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; MUST BRING CHAIRS! Consider bringing a shooting stick.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 6
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
Applicants: 67
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate: 67%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 08, 2022 – Oct 09, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Fork Antlered Buck and One With at Least One Unbranched Antler; Buck must have an inside main beam spread of 13 inches or greater or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Rubber boots, rain gear, mosquito repellent, and ORVs/ATVs are strongly recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 21
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
Applicants: 161
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Orientation and check-in will take place at the park headquarters, campsites and lodging will be available at that time. Regular park camping and lodging fees will apply.
No standbys available.
1 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 03, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Bag Limit
Three Deer; Either Sex; Limit Two Bucks
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 6
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
Applicants: 142
Permits/Groups: 6
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
White-tailed deer are the primary species inhabiting the area. Mule deer, Feral Hogs and Exotics are very limited in number. Hunters and supervisors will be taken to assigned blinds by Forest Service and TPWD staff. Blinds are placed in a safe location and cannot be moved or repositioned. Walking in the unit area is strictly prohibited. A mandatory orientation will be held at noon on Friday. The hunt will begin immediately following the orientation. All hunters and supervisors must wear a minimum of 400 square inches of fluorescent orange material covering the chest and back and orange headwear. All harvested animals must be checked in no later than noon on Sunday.
No standbys available.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 09, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer or Mule Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; May take 1 mule deer or whitetail buck and 1 antlerless whitetail, or 2 antlerless whitetail. Antlerless mule deer are NOT allowed.
Unlimited Exotic Mammals; Either Sex; Any exotics present
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 5
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
Applicants: 117
Permits/Groups: 5
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Hunters will draw for blinds. Check in is at 10 a.m. at Park Administration Training Center. This hunt will end at 6 p.m. on the last day. A copy of your valid Texas hunting license, driver's license (adult) and hunter's education card will be made by park staff upon check-in.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 10, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Restrictions
Blinds are placed in a safe location and cannot be moved or repositioned. Walking in the unit area is strictly prohibited. 2. All hunters must wear a minimum of 400 square inches of fluorescent orange material, with 144 square inches on both chest an
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Each hunter should bring a flashlight, drinking water and foul weather gear.
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 10
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
Applicants: 163
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 50%
Lake Somerville SP - Nails Creek Unit Download Lake Somerville SP - Nails Creek Unit Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Standby availability will be at hunt manager's discretion. All standby's must be present no later than one half hour before the orientation starts. Orientation begins at 11 am on the first day of the hunt.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 17, 2022 – Dec 18, 2022
Jan 21, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Bag Limit
Two 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
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 178
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 67%
Las Palomas WMA - Arroyo Colorado Unit Download Las Palomas WMA - Arroyo Colorado Unit Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Standby will be drawn at 11:00am on the first day of the hunt.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 3 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 03, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Dec 27, 2022 – Dec 30, 2022
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless or One Buck
One Javelina; Either Sex
Hunt Restrictions
No harvesting bobcats, coyotes, or nilgai.
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 63
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 19%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have at least one unbranched antler or an inside main beam spread of 13 inches or greater.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Bring Chairs for all hunters and shooting sticks. Bait is recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 5
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
Applicants: 40
Permits/Groups: 5
Success Rate: 50%
$0.00 /adult
Standby applicants must register at the check station on the island before 11:00 am. Hunters are responsible for their own boat transportation to and from the island.
All hunters must provide their own boat transportation to and from the Island. TPWD does not provide this service.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 17, 2022 – Dec 19, 2022
Dec 28, 2022 – Dec 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Hunters will be taken to and from blinds by Department staff.
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 24
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
Applicants: 104
Permits/Groups: 24
Success Rate: 53%
$0.00 /adult
Hunters must attend an 11:00 a.m. mandatory orientation at the Nannie Stringfellow WMA headquarters on the first day of the hunt period. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. For more information call 979/798-8746.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 01, 2022 – Oct 02, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Buck must have an inside main beam spread of 13 inches or greater or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles with Mounted Scopes
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; ATVs and ORVs highly recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 23
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
Applicants: 146
Permits/Groups: 23
Success Rate: 58%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Dec 10, 2022 – Dec 11, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; A legal buck must have a main beam spread equal to or wider than the ear tips or with at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders .45 Caliber or Larger
Hunt Method
Compartment; ATVs, ORVs or boats encouraged depending on river conditions. Call ahead for more information. (903/881-8233)
Baiting
Not allowed
Permits
Available: 50
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
Applicants: 89
Permits/Groups: 50
Success Rate: 5%
$0.00 /adult
All provided blinds are ground brush blinds. All hunters must use provided blinds. wooden benches are provided. A pop-up blind may be authorized as a substitute with the permission of the hunt coordinator.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 26, 2022 – Dec 28, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Restrictions
Commercially packaged deer corn is only permissible bait.
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Bring a more comfortable seat or chair.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
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
Applicants: 150
Permits/Groups: 12
Success Rate: 50%
$0.00 /adult
Hunt coincides with Powderhorn WMA hunt dates (Orientation and all harvest data collection conducted at Powderhorn WMA checkstation).
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Jan 07, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
One Sambar Deer; Either Sex
One Axis Deer; Either Sex
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
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
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 19, 2022 – Nov 21, 2022
Jan 07, 2023 – Jan 08, 2023
Jan 21, 2023 – Jan 22, 2023
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
One Sambar Deer; Either Sex
One Axis Deer; Either Sex
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 48
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
Applicants: 991
Permits/Groups: 72
Success Rate: 74%
Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Download Richland Creek WMA - Carl Frentress Unit Brochure
$0.00 /adult
Camping is allowed only in the Frentress Unit campsite. The campsite does not have water or electricity; however, restroom facilities and drinking water are available at the check station.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 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
Hunt Restrictions
Hunter orange is required.
Hunt Method
Compartment; ATV or ORV use is permitted and recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 10
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
Applicants: 86
Permits/Groups: 10
Success Rate: 56%
$0.00 /adult
Camping is allowed only in the Trinity Unit campsite. The campsite does not have water or electricity; however, restroom facilities and drinking water are available at the check station.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 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
Hunt Restrictions
Hunter orange required.
Hunt Method
Compartment; ATVs or UTVs recommended.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 25
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
Applicants: 142
Permits/Groups: 25
Success Rate: 55%
$0.00 /adult
This hunt is usually conducted in the campgrounds with drive-up access to your assigned blind. Some blinds may be assigned outside of the campgrounds which will require parking on the side of the road and walking in. Will be dependent upon deer population in the areas just before the hunt. Standby positions may be available. Call park to confirm.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 02, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Bag Limit
Four White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Fork Antlered Buck and One Spike Buck.
Two Javelina; Either Sex
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
One Exotic Mammals; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 20
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
Applicants: 219
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate: 73%
$0.00 /adult
This park will be experiencing capital improvement construction throughout the 2022-2023 hunting season. Blinds in or near construction will not be used, but the full impacts on success of hunts is unknown at this time.
This park will be experiencing capital improvement construction throughout the 2022-2023 hunting season. Blinds in or near construction will not be used, but the full impact on success of hunts is expected to be minor.
No standbys available.
1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 21, 2022 – Nov 23, 2022
Dec 27, 2022 – Dec 29, 2022
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Fork Antlered Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
Unlimited Sika Deer; Either Sex
Unlimited Fallow Deer; Either Sex
Unlimited Axis Deer; Either Sex
Unlimited Blackbuck; Either Sex
Unlimited Aoudad; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Restrictions
Corn and corn products must be in original container and marked as containing less that 30ppb aflotoxin.
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 20
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
Applicants: 628
Permits/Groups: 20
Success Rate: 85%
$0.00 /adult
No standbys available.
1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 25, 2022 – Nov 27, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Buck; Antler Restrictions, inside main beam spread wider than the ear tips with a minimum spread of at least 14 inches.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 1
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
Applicants: 18
Permits/Groups: 1
Success Rate: 100%
$0.00 /adult
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 03, 2022 – Dec 04, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; Buck must follow county antler restrictions
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind; Must Bring Chairs and Recommend Bringing a Shooting Stick for Pop-Up 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
$0.00 /adult
No baiting allowed.
Access to and from assigned units is on county or state roads. All deer must be field dressed and brought to the check station. Without ATVs or UTVs be prepared for long hikes over rough terrain. Units on average are approximately 1,500 acres each.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
2 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Oct 29, 2022 – Oct 30, 2022
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; Buck(s) must have an inside main beam spread equal to or wider than the ear tips (Limit One) or at least one unbranched antler.
Unlimited Feral Hogs
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders
Hunt Method
Compartment; ATVs and ORVs are recommended but not required.
Baiting
Not allowed
Groups
Available: 18
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
Applicants: 54
Permits/Groups: 0
Success Rate: 60%