James E. Daughtrey WMA: Directions

Phone: (361) 274-3573
Fax: (830) 676-3493
South Texas Ecosystem Project
Admin Offices
64 Chaparral WMA Dr.
Cotulla, TX 78014

Contact: DWMA Office

Dates Open:

Limited access by permit only. Area closed to the general public during hunt dates. General Public Use is allowed only from April 1- August 1. Contact the Area Manager for details.

San Miguel boat ramp is closed during special permit hunt dates and during low water conditions.

Bank access to the lake through the WMA is not allowed.

Lake access is allowed only by boat through designated boat ramps or the Choke Canyon State Park units (Calliham, South Shore, Mason Point, HWY 99).

Physical Address:
DWMA Office
198 Wildlife Ranch Rd.
Tilden, TX 78072


From San Antonio take IH 37 south to SH 97 to Pleasanton. Take a right (east) on SH 97 and travel through Pleasanton, about 10 miles, to SH 16 at Jourdanton. Go south on SH 16 to FM 3445, about 29 miles, 3 miles before you reach Tilden. Take FM 3445 east (a left turn) 5.5 miles to the entrance.

James E Daughtrey WMA Road Map

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