Texas Hunting Season Dates

Native Texas Game For Native Texas Game Animals, there is a limited season for most, as well as bag or possession limits. Those animals and their approximate hunting seasons are as follows:

White-tailed Deer
Archery: End of September through October
General: Early November to early-January
Late Antler-less and Spike: Early January to mid-January

Rio Grande Turkey
Archery: End of September through October
Fall Season: Early November to early-January
Spring Hunt Season: Mid March to early-May

Quail
Statewide: Late October to mid-February

White Wing Dove
Late Summer: Early September through October
Winter: Late December to early January

Pheasant
County by County: October to March

Alligator
Upper Texas Coast: September 10-30, 2011

Javelina
Northern Texas: October to February Southern Texas: Year-round

Mule Deer
Archery: Late September to the end of October
General: Late November to early December

Pronghorn Antelope
By Permit Only: One week in October

Exotics There is not a limited hunting season in the state of Texas for Non-native Exotic Animals, nor are there any state bag or possession limits or closed seasons on exotic wild game animals. With a valid State of Texas Hunting License, you may hunt a non-Native game animal year-round. Those animals include, but are not limited to:

The Entire Texas Hunting Season Dates by Animal can be viewed online at Texas Parks and Wildlife online here.

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