2015 - 2016
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Seasons by Animal

General Season
Core
Sept. 10 - 30, 2015
Non-core
Apr. 1 - June 30, 2016
Regular Season
Oct. 31, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
Regular Season
North Zone
Sept. 1 - Oct. 25, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 1, 2016
Central Zone
Sept. 1 - Oct. 25, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 1, 2016
South Zone
Sept. 18 - Oct. 21, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2016
Special White-winged Dove Area
Sept. 18 - Oct. 21, 2015
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 18, 2016
Special Season
Special White-winged Dove Area
Sept. 5 - 6, 2015
Sept. 12 - 13, 2015
Falconry
Statewide
Nov. 7 - Dec. 13, 2015
Youth-Only
High Plains Mallard Management Unit
Oct. 24 - 25, 2015
North Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
South Zone
Oct. 24 - 25, 2015
Regular Season
High Plains Mallard Management Unit
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Nov. 6, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
North Zone
Nov. 7 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
South Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016
"Dusky" Duck
High Plains Mallard Management Unit
Nov. 9, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
North Zone
Nov. 12 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
South Zone
Nov. 5 - 29, 2015
Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016
Falconry
North Zone
Feb. 1 - 14, 2016
South Zone
Feb. 1 - 14, 2016
Early Canada Geese Season
East Zone
Sept. 12 - 27, 2015
Light and Dark Geese
West Zone
Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
East Zone
Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Light Geese (Conservation Order)
West Zone
Feb. 1 - Mar. 20, 2016
East Zone
Feb. 1 - Mar. 20, 2016
Regular Season
Northern
Oct. 1, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
Southern
Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016
No Open Season
Archery Only
Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015
General Season
Panhandle
Nov. 21 - Dec. 6, 2015
Southwestern Panhandle
Nov. 21 - 29, 2015
Trans-Pecos
Nov. 27 - Dec. 13, 2015
General Season
Panhandle
Dec. 5, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016
Regular Season
Oct. 3 - 11, 2015
Regular Season
Statewide
Oct. 31, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
Regular Season
Statewide
No closed season
Regular Season
Statewide
Sept. 12 - 27, 2015
Oct. 31 - Dec. 23, 2015
Falconry
Statewide
Feb. 1 - 14, 2016
Regular Season
Zone A
Oct. 31, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Zone B
Nov. 20, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Zone C
Dec. 19, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016
General Season
East Texas
Oct. 1, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
May 1 - 31, 2016
Year-round Season - No bag limit
Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2016
No open season
Youth-Only
East Texas
Sept. 26 - 27, 2015
September Teal Only Season
Statewide
Sept. 12 - 27, 2015
Archery Only
All counties with an open fall season
Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015
Youth-Only
North Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Jan. 4 - 17, 2016
South Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg, and Willacy Counties
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Rio Grande - North Zone
Mar. 26 - 27, 2016
May 21 - 22, 2016
Rio Grande - South Zone
Mar. 12 - 13, 2016
May 7 - 8, 2016
Fall Season
North Zone
Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016
South Zone
Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016
Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg, and Willacy Counties
Nov. 7, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
Spring Season
Rio Grande - North Zone
Apr. 2 - May 15, 2016
Rio Grande - South Zone
Mar. 19 - May 1, 2016
Rio Grande - Special 1 Turkey Bag Limit
Apr. 1 - 30, 2016
Eastern Turkey
Apr. 15 - May 14, 2016
No Eastern Turkey Season
Archery Only
All counties with an open season
Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2015
General Season
North Zone
Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016
South Zone
Nov. 7, 2015 - Jan. 17, 2016
Youth-Only
North Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Jan. 4 - 17, 2016
South Zone
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2015
Muzzleloader
Jan. 4 - 17, 2016
Late Antlerless and Spike
North Zone
Jan. 4 - 17, 2016
South Zone
Jan. 18 - 31, 2016
Regular Season
Statewide
Oct. 31, 2015 - Feb. 14, 2016
Regular Season
Statewide
Dec. 18, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
Falconry
Statewide
Feb. 1 - 14, 2016

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