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Cameron 2020-2021 Hunting SeasonsCounty Seat: Brownsville

Species Info
Non-core
General Season Apr. 1 - June 30, 2021

Bag Limit 1 per person per year
Species Info Upland Game Bird Endorsement Required
Regular Season Oct. 31, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 5
Possession limit 10
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
South Zone
Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 14 - Nov. 1, 2020
Dec. 18, 2020 - Jan. 23, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 white-tipped
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Special White-winged Dove Days Sept. 5 - 6, 2020
Sept. 12 - 13, 2020

Daily Bag Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 mourning and 2 white-tipped doves.
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit.
Falconry Nov. 20 - Dec. 6, 2020

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
South Zone
Zone Map
Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 6 in the aggregate.

Including no more than:

  • 5 mallards (only two may be hens)
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 canvasback
  • 1 scaup
  • 1 pintail
  • 1 "dusky" duck (mottled duck, Mexican-like duck, black duck and their hybrids are closed the first five days of the season in each zone)
  • All other species not listed: 6
Merganser Daily Bag Limit 5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.
Coot Daily Bag Limit 15 birds
Possession Limit with Gun Three times the daily bag limit
Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2020

Regular Season Nov. 7 - 29, 2020
Dec. 12, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021

"Dusky" Duck Nov. 12 - 29, 2020
Dec. 12, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021

Falconry Feb. 1 - 15, 2021

Daily Bag Limit by Falconry 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit by Falconry 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
East Zone
Zone Map
Daily Bag Limit 5 Early Canada geese; 5 regular dark geese (to include no more than 2 White-fronted geese); 10 light geese in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
Early Canada Geese Season Sept. 12 - 27, 2020

Light and Dark Geese Nov. 7, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Feb. 1 - Mar. 14, 2021

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Only No bag limit, no possession limit.
Species Info
Southern
Regular Season Sept. 1, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2021

Bag Limit 2 per license year.
Possession Limit 2
Species Info Upland Game Bird Endorsement Required
Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 31, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45
Mearns' (Montezuma) Quail No open season.
Species Info
Statewide
Regular Season

No closed season

Bag Limit None
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Sept. 12 - 27, 2020
Nov. 7 - Dec. 30, 2020

Daily Bag Limit 15 King and Clapper Rails in the aggregate; 25 Sora and Virginia Rails in the aggregate; 15 Moorhens (Common Gallinules) and Purple Gallinules in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Feb. 1 - 15, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement, Federal Sandhill Crane Permit & HIP Certification Required
Zone C
Zone Map
Regular Season Dec. 19, 2020 - Jan. 24, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 2
Possession Limit 6
Species Info
Year-round Season - No bag limit
General Season Sept. 1, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2021

Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
September Teal Only Season Sept. 12 - 27, 2020

Daily Bag Limit 6 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Upland Game Bird Endorsement Required
Fall

South Zone

Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2020

Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2020
Jan. 18 - 31, 2021

Fall Season Nov. 7, 2020 - Jan. 17, 2021

Spring

Rio Grande - South Zone

Bag Limit The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
Youth-Only Mar. 13 - 14, 2021
May 8 - 9, 2021

Spring Season Mar. 20 - May 2, 2021

Species Info Archery Endorsement Required for Archery Hunting
South Zone
Bag Limit 5 deer, no more than 3 bucks.
MLDP If MLDP buck tags have been issued for a property, harvest is by MLDP tag only and all bucks must be tagged with a MLDP tag. If MLDP antlerless tags have been issued for a property, harvest is by MLDP tag only and all antlerless deer must be tagged with a MLDP antlerless tag. The landowner or designated agent are responsible for providing MLDP tags to the hunters on MLDP properties. All hunters using MLDP tags are required to possess a Resident or Non-resident General hunting license.
Archery Only Oct. 3 - Nov. 6, 2020

General Season Nov. 7, 2020 - Jan. 17, 2021

Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2020
Late Youth-Only Jan. 4 - 17, 2021

Special Late Jan. 18 - 31, 2021

Special Late Season During the Special Late Season, harvest is restricted to antlerless deer and unbranched antlered bucks. An unbranched antlered buck is any buck deer with an antler having no more than one point.
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Nov. 7, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 8
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Endorsement & HIP Certification Required
Statewide
Regular Season Dec. 18, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Feb. 1 - 15, 2021

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit