2019 - 2020 Hunting Season Dates

2019 - 2020 Hunting Season Dates

Alligator

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

Chachalaca

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

Dove

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

Regular season: Sep. 14 - Nov. 3, 2019; Dec. 20, 2019 - Jan. 23, 2020

Additional days for Special White-winged Dove season: Sep. 1, 2, 7, 8 (special regulations apply)

Duck

North Zone

Regular season: Nov. 9 - Dec. 1, 2019 & Dec. 7, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Dusky duck: Nov. 14 - Dec. 1, 2019 & Dec. 7, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Youth-only: Nov. 2 - 3, 2019

South Zone

Regular season: Nov. 2 - Dec. 1, 2019 & Dec. 14, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Dusky duck: Nov. 7 - Dec. 1, 2019 & Dec. 14, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Youth-only: Oct. 26 - 27, 2019

High Plains Mallard Management Unit (HPMMU)

Regular season: Oct. 26 - 27, 2019 & Nov. 1, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Dusky duck: Nov. 4, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Youth-only: Oct. 19 - 20, 2019

Gallinule, Rail, Moorhen

Sep. 14 - 29, 2019 & Nov. 2 - Dec. 25, 2019

Goose

East Zone

Early Canada goose: Sep. 14 - 29, 2019

Light & dark geese: Nov. 2, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Light goose conservation order: Jan. 27 - Mar. 15, 2020

West Zone

Light & dark geese: Nov. 2, 2019 - Feb. 2, 2020

Light goose conservation order: Feb. 3 - Mar. 15, 2020

Javelina

North Zone: Oct. 1, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020
South Zone: Sep. 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2020

Mule Deer

General Season

Panhandle: Nov. 23 - Dec. 8, 2019

SW Panhandle: Nov. 23 - Dec. 1, 2019

Trans-Pecos: Nov. 29 - Dec. 15, 2019

Archery Season

Sep. 28 - Nov. 1, 2019

Pheasant

Panhandle: Dec. 7, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020

Pronghorn

Sep. 28 - Oct. 6, 2019

Quail

Statewide: Oct. 26, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020

Rabbits & Hares

No closed season.

Sandhill Crane

Zone A: Oct. 26, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020
Zone B: Nov. 22, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020
Zone C: Dec. 14, 2019 - Jan. 19, 2020

Squirrel

East Texas: Oct. 1, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020 & May 1 - 31, 2020
Other Open Counties: Sep. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2020
Special Youth Season: Sep. 28 - 29, 2019

Snipe

Oct. 26, 2019 - Feb. 9, 2020

Teal

Sep. 14 - 29, 2019

Turkey

Rio Grande Turkey

Fall Season

North Zone: Nov. 2, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020

South Zone: Nov. 2, 2019 - Jan. 19, 2020

Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg & Willacy counties: Nov. 2, 2019 - Feb. 23, 2020

Archery-Only: Sep. 28 - Nov. 1, 2019

Fall Youth-Only

North Zone: Oct. 26 - 27, 2019 & Jan. 6 - 19, 2020

South Zone: Oct. 26 - 27, 2019 & Jan. 20 - Feb. 2, 2020

Spring Season

North Zone: Apr. 4 - May 17, 2020

South Zone: Mar. 21 - May 3, 2020

One-turkey counties: April 1 - April 30, 2020

Spring Youth-Only

North Zone: Mar. 28 - 29, 2020 & May 23 - 24, 2020

South Zone: Mar. 14 - 15, 2020 & May 9 - 10, 2020

Eastern Turkey

Spring Season

East Texas: Apr. 22 - May 14, 2020

White-tailed Deer

General Season

North Zone: Nov. 2, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020

South Zone: Nov. 2, 2019 - Jan. 19, 2020

Special Late Season

North Zone: Jan. 6 - 19, 2020

South Zone: Jan. 20 - Feb. 2, 2020

Youth-Only Seasons

Early Season: Oct. 26 - 27, 2019

Late Season: Jan. 6 - 19, 2020

Archery Season

Sep. 28 - Nov. 1, 2019

Muzzleloader-Only Season

Jan. 6 - 19, 2020

Woodcock

Dec. 18, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020


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