Pat Mayse WMA: Rules

Phone: (903) 905-2207

Contact: Jacob White

Dates Open:

Open year round, except entire area closed for Special Permit hunts.

Pat Mayse WMA Remediation Project Notice

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Pat Mayse WMA USACE ordnance remediation project map

Beginning October 5, 2020, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Weston Solutions Inc. will be conducting an ordnance remediation project on the area. Work activity will be isolated to the immediate area around the trails highlighted in red below, and may include the use of ATVs, UTVs, tractors, rotary cutters, or chainsaws. Please be aware of your surroundings and obey all posted signage and verbal commands from USACE staff and contractors. For more information call Jacob White at (903) 905-2207.

General Access

The Pat Mayse WMA headquarters is located in the US Army Corps of Engineers Project Office off of CR 35730. There are 8 information stations located around Pat Mayse WMA. No on-site registration is required. There is a public boat ramp located on the East side of the WMA off of Clay Bluff Road (CR 34775). A canoe/small craft launch point is located on Sanders creek off of FM 1499.

Permits Required

Hunters 17 years of age and older must possess an Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) and valid hunting license. APH/LPU permit is not required for fishing and all non-hunting activities.

Additional rules and restrictions can be found on the Public Hunting In Texas What You Need to Know webpage.

Season dates and legal game information on Pat Mayse WMA can be found on the Pat Mayse WMA Unit #705 map