Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge is offering hunting opportunities for the 2013-2014 season for archery only, upland game, and muzzleloader “mini seasons.”
The application procedure, application period, number of permits issued, type of drawing, and Refuge season dates are listed at www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/trinityriver.
Hunters can also type in Trinity River Refuge in any search engine to locate the website. All the units are described with maps and directions on the website. Hunters must be 18 or older by Oct. 1 of the hunt season to apply.
ottery applications for the Refuge’s 23-day mini-season archery only hunt (deer and hog) will be accepted between Aug. 19 and Sept. 6, 2013. If selected, the permitted hunter will be allowed to bring one guest and one youth (ages 12 to 17) or two youths at no additional charge. Any applications received before Aug. 19 or after Sept. 6 will not be accepted.
First come, first serve applications for the 2013 upland game hunt (squirrel and rabbit) and muzzleloader hunt (deer and hog) will be accepted starting Aug. 19 until they run out. Each adult hunter must have a permit but will be allowed to bring up to two youth hunters (ages 12 to 17) at no additional charge, but no adult guest. Any applications received before Aug. 19 will not be accepted.