Hunting Season DatesHunting Season Dates Released

Texas Parks & Wildlife released the 2017-2018 Hunting Season dates. Check them out below. You can find more information on their website.

2017 – 2018 Hunting Season Dates

Texas Parks & Wildlife released the 2017-2018 Hunting Season dates. Check them out below. You can find more information on their website.

ALLIGATOR

22 Counties & special properties: Sep. 10 – 30, 2017
All Other Counties: Apr. 1 – June 30, 2018

CHACHALACA

Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr & Willacy Counties: Nov. 4, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018

DOVE
North Zone- Sep. 1 – Nov. 12, 2017 & Dec. 15 – Dec. 31, 2017
Central Zone -Sep. 1 – Nov. 5, 2017 & Dec. 15, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018
South Zone
Regular season: Sep. 22 – Nov. 8, 2017; Dec. 15, 2017 – Jan. 21, 2018Additional days for Special White-winged Dove season: Sep. 2, 3, 9, 10 (special regulations apply)
DUCK
North Zone
Regular season: Nov. 11 – 26, 2017 & Dec. 2, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Dusky Duck: Nov. 16 – 26, 2017 & Dec. 2, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Youth-only: Nov. 4 – 5, 2017South Zone
Regular season: Nov. 4 – 26, 2017 & Dec. 9, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Dusky Duck: Nov. 9 – 26, 2017 & Dec. 9, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Youth-only: Oct. 28 – 29, 2017High Plains Mallard Management Unit (HPMMU)
Regular season: Oct. 28 – 29, 2017 & Nov. 3, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Dusky duck: Nov. 6, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Youth-only: Oct. 21 – 22, 2017
GALLINULE, RAIL, MOORHEN

Sep. 9 – 24, 2017 & Nov. 4 – Dec. 27, 2017

GOOSE
East Zone
Early Canada goose: Sep. 9 – 24, 2017
Light goose: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Light goose conservation order: Jan. 29 – Mar. 18, 2018
White-fronted goose: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018West Zone
Light & dark geese: Nov. 4, 2017 – Feb. 4, 2018
Light goose conservation order: Feb. 5 – Mar. 18, 2018

JAVELINA

North Zone: Oct. 1, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018
South Zone: Sep. 1, 2017 – Aug. 31, 2018

Mule Deer
General Season
Panhandle: Nov. 18 – Dec. 3, 2017
SW Panhandle: Nov. 18 – 26, 2017
Trans-Pecos: Nov. 24 – Dec. 10, 2017
Archery Season
Sep. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

PHEASANT

Panhandle: Dec. 2 – 31, 2017

PRONGHORN ANTELOPE

Sep. 30 – Oct. 8, 2017

QUAIL

Statewide: Oct. 28, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018

RABBITS & HARES

No closed season.

SANDHILL CRANE

Zone A: Oct. 28, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Zone B: Nov. 24, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Zone C: Dec. 16, 2017 – Jan. 21, 2018

SNIPE

Oct. 28, 2017 – Feb. 11, 2018

TEAL

Sep. 9 – 24, 2017

TURKEY

Rio Grande Turkey

Fall Season
North Zone: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018
South Zone: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 21, 2018
Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg & Willacy counties: Nov. 4, 2017 – Feb. 25, 2018
Archery-Only: Sep. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

Fall Youth-Only
Early: Oct. 28 – 29, 2017
Late: Jan. 8 – 21, 2018

Spring Season
North Zone: Mar. 31 – May 13, 2018
South Zone: Mar. 17 – Apr. 29, 2018
One-turkey counties: April 1 – April 30, 2018

Spring Youth-Only
North Zone: Mar. 24 – 25, 2018 & May 19 – 20, 2018
South Zone: Mar. 10 – 11, 2018 & May 5 – 6, 2018

Eastern Turkey

Spring Season
East Texas: Apr. 15 – May 14, 2018

WHITE-TAILED DEER

General Season
North Zone: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018
South Zone: Nov. 4, 2017 – Jan. 21, 2018

Special Late Season
North Zone: Jan. 8 – 21, 2018
South Zone: Jan. 22 – Feb. 4, 2018

Youth-Only Seasons
Early Season: Oct. 28 – 29, 2017
Late Season: Jan. 8 – 21, 2018

Archery Season
Sep. 30 – Nov. 3, 2017

Muzzleloader-Only Season
Jan. 8 – 21, 2018

WOODCOCK

Dec. 18, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018

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