Applications for Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts in more than 35 hunt categories on 95 areas throughout the state is now open. You’ll find affordable opportunities for whitetail, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, exotics, turkey, alligator and more.
The first application deadlines are August 3. A full list of deadlines for each hunt category is located online.
How it Works
Browse hunts by category or location. (A printable PDF Drawn Hunts Catalog is also available for download) Your Customer ID is your identifier. Apply online up to 11:59 p.m. Central Time on the deadline date. You can apply multiple times in the same category and the application cost is $0, $3 or $10 depending on the hunt. After you apply, you can check your drawing status online at any time. If you are drawn for a hunt, an $80 or $130 permit fee is required for most hunts. Some hunts have no permit fees.
Youth Hunting Opportunities
Know a young person interested in hunting? There are 11 Youth (age 8-16) categories available, and there are no application or permit fees for the youth applicants or the supervising adults.
If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected] or at (512) 389-4505, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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