Texas Hunts

Everything you need to make your Texas hunt a success from affordable guided Texas hunting trips to DIY Texas hunts including the best outfitters and gear.

Check out these great deals for Texas hunts, hunting, leases, outfitters and gear and don't forget to enter to win the hunt package of a lifetime.

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Hunting Land, Leases and Trips by State

 Find the best hunts in your state

Hunts by Type
Alligator Bow Dove Goat Moose Russian Boar with Lodging
Antelope Buffalo Duck Goose Muzzleloader Sheep Waterfowl
Archery Cougar Elk Guided Pheasant Turkey
Bear Coyote Hog Predator Trophy Hunt
Bobcat Deer Exotic Management Ram Whitetail
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Enter to win the hunt package of a lifetime.

Big Time Texas Hunts is your chance to win eight premium hunt packages on some of the finest private ranches and prime wildlife management areas in the state.

Grand Slam Hunt Winner

One winner receives this hunter's dream of four hunts for Texas big game including desert bighorn sheep, white-tailed deer, pronghorn and desert mule deer. This hunting package also includes food, lodging, taxidermy and professional guide service for all four hunting trips. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department only issues two to three bighorn sheep public hunting permits a year. This is your chance to be one of the few able to have a bighorn sheep hunting opportunity. The white-tailed deer, pronghorn antelope and desert mule deer hunts will be on some of the most exclusive private ranches in Texas. AND you can also bring along a non-hunting companion to share in these awesome hunting trips.

Wild Hog Adventure

One winner and up to three guests will take a long weekend trip to hunt the big Texas wild boar. You'll pursue elusive free-range wild hogs where they average 125 lbs. and have weighed in at up to 465 lbs. Food, lodging and transportation to and from the stand is provided.

Premium Buck Hunt

One winner and a guest will receive the ultimate guided white-tailed deer hunting experience in the South Texas brush country.

Whitetail Bonanza

Six winners receive a high quality three-to-five day hunting trip for white-tailed deer. Each winner can bring a hunting companion.

More Chances to Win Premium Hunt Packages

Your Big Time Texas Hunts entry could win you incredible once in a lifetime hunts like:

  • Big Time Bird Hunt for quail and dove with three guests and a Rio Grand Turkey Hunt with one guest. 
  • Waterfowl Adventure is an East Texas hunt for ducks, and Gulf Coast hunts for duck and geese for one hunter and three guests.
  • Exotic Safari for you and a guest gives you a chance to hunt exotics, like Sable Antelope, Gemsbok, Simitar-horned Oryx, and Axis Deer.
  • Gator Hunt: Each alligator hunt winner will entitle the hunter to harvest one trophy alligator. All necessary equipment, expert guides, lodging and gator hide removal are included in the hunting package.

Proceeds support wildlife conservation, habitat management, and public hunting. If you win, you'll enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime hunting experience, but even if your name isn't drawn, you're still supporting the important work of wildlife conservation in Texas. Place your entry with the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. The discounted $9 per entry price is available only for online purchases.

Hunting Seasons by Animal

Texas has a lot to offer resident and visiting hunters in game and nongame and fur bearing animals. The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife maintains a list of hunting seasons, core counties and license and stamp requirements for:

  • Alligator ( available in 22 core counties)
  • Chachalaca ( Requires Upland Game Bird Stamp)
  • Dove (Including special White-winged Dove seasons)
  • Duck (Special seasons for youth, falconry and Dusky Duck)
  • Goose (Hunting regulations and requirements vary by type)
  • Javelina (Open season in 43 northern counties and 50 southern counties)
  • Mule Deer (Hunting season in the Panhandle and Southwestern Panhandle. Special Season for archery only)
  • Pheasant (General open season in 37 Panhandle counties)
  • Pronghorn Antelope (Pronghorn Antelope may be hunted only by permit issued to the landowner or landowner’s agent)
  • Quail (Quail may be hunted statewide when during season with required stamp)
  • Rabbits and Hares (Hunt statewide with no closed season)
  • Rails, Gallinules and Moorhens (Hunt statewide with game stamp. Special season for falconry hunts.)
  • Sandhill Crane ( Migratory Game Bird Stamp & Federal Sandhill Crane Permit Required)
  • Squirrel (157 counties with no closed season and no bag limit)
  • Teal (Statewide open season in September with required stamp)
  • Turkey (Spring and Fall Seasons with special seasons for archery and youth hunters)
  • White-tailed Deer (Special Seasons for archery, youth and muzzleloader hunters. Late antlerless and spike available in North and South Texas.
  • Wilson's Snipe also called Common Snipe or Jacksnipe may be hunted statewide in season with stamp.
  • Woodcock (Regular season statewide. Special season for falconry hunters)
A hunting license is required of any person, regardless of age, who hunts any animal, bird, frog or turtle in this state (except furbearers, if the hunter possesses a trapper's license). No license is required for nuisance fur-bearing animals, depredating hogs or coyotes. Non-residents under 17 years of age may purchase and hunt with the Youth Hunting License . . . Texas Parks & Wildlife
Hunting Resources
Where To Hunt: Hunting Info For Every State

Find hunting license and permit info, where to hunt,
hunter education classes, laws and regulations for every state at WhereToHunt.org

National Shooting Sports Foundation

NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.  Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. http://www.nssf.org

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

More than 87 million Americans hunt, fish and enjoy other wildlife-related recreation annually, contributing over $120 billion to the U.S. economy and supporting nearly three million jobs. - See more at: www.fishwildlife.org