2019 - 2020 Hunting Season Dates

2019 - 2020 Hunting Season Dates


22 Counties & special properties: Sep. 10 - 30, 2019
All Other Counties: Apr. 1 - June 30, 2020


Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr & Willacy Counties: Nov. 2, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020


North Zone

Sep. 1 - Nov. 12, 2019 & Dec. 20, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020

Central Zone

Sep. 1 - Nov. 3, 2019 & Dec. 20, 2019 - Jan. 14, 2020

South Zone

Hogs Gone Wild

These destructive and ubiquitous critters aren’t the cute pink piggies you see in happy little farms. Feral hog populations have increased by the millions, spreading across the southern states like a plague. Hogs can eat entire fields of crop, including rice, wheat, soybeans, potatoes, and melons. Their snouts and inches-long tusks leave ruts and craters in the ground, disrupting native flora and allowing intrusive vegetation to take their place.

5 Reasons Why Every Hunter Should Have a Hunting Dog

1.       Dogs have superpowers that come in the form of innate hunting, tracking, and pointing abilities. Their hearing is almost quadruple the amount of sound frequency humans hear. Their sense of smell is also unbeatable, as dogs are able to sniff out scents over 10,000 times acutely compared to humans. These sensory advantages are a must-have while on the hunt.

Stand And Fight!

Stand and Fight with the NRA!  Support your 2nd Ammendment Rights.  Without the Second, there would not be a First.

Prospects Good for Texas Deer Season

AUSTIN, Texas hunters should see deer in good condition and above average numbers of mature bucks when the general season kicks off Nov. 3 statewide.

The $48 Dollar Lease

Public Lands Permits from the State of Texas may be the best deal going.  For hunters that is.  This map of public and private land hunts shows just how many opportunities there are to hunt across the state.  Nearly one million acres is available to hunters and their families year round.  Here the things you need to know:


Reloading - Is It For Me?

With the cost of ammo going up and not likely to come down anytime soon, it may be time to seriously consider reloading your own.

Sandhill Crane Recipe

Some just cook it like a ribeye steak, but here is a recipe that everyone (even the kids) will enjoy. Its Sandhill K-bobs!

A Tale of Javelina, Dogs and Quail

“That’s not good”, I thought to myself as the young female pointer ran after a herd of javelina into the South Texas brush.

Like Big Game Hunting? How About Some With Fins?

Texas is blessed with 262,000 square miles of land that boasts some of the world’s greatest hunting opportunities. Hunters from all over the country and the world converge on Texas every year for all sorts of winged and four-legged game to hunt. But, with 367 miles of coastline that boarders 600,000 square miles of ocean known as the Gulf of Mexico, there are other big game targets to look for as well - and they have fins! These aquatic trophies may not have the horns, but they can lead to “big bucks” - the green kind.


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