2021 – 2022 Texas Hunting Season Dates

Texas Parks & Wildlife released the 2021 – 2022 Texas Hunting Season dates. Check them out below. You can find more information on their website.  Before you head to the lease, stop by Crockett Farm & Fuel for all your hunting supplies, feeds, and attractants.

Texas Hunting Season Game Animals

Javelina

North Zone: Oct. 1 – Feb. 27

South Zone: Sep. 1 – Aug. 31

Mule Deer

General Season
Panhandle Nov. 20 – Dec. 5
SW Panhandle Nov. 20 – Nov. 28
Trans-Pecos Nov. 26 – Dec. 12

Archery Season: 59 of 254 counties, Oct. 2 – Nov. 5

Proghorn
General Season: 41 of 254 counties, Oct. 2-17

Squirrel

General Season:

East Texas Oct. 1 – Feb. 27 & May 1-31
Other open counties Sep. 1 – Aug. 31

Youth-only Season:

East Texas Sep. 25-26

White-tailed Deer
General Season:

North Nov. 6 – Jan. 2
South Nov. 6 – Jan. 16

Youth-only Season:

North Oct. 30-31 & Jan. 3-16
South Oct. 30-31 & Jan. 3-16

Special Late Season:

North Jan. 3-16
South Jan. 17-30

Archery Season: 252 of 254 counties, Oct. 2 – Nov. 5
Muzzleloader: 90 of 254 counties, Jan. 3-16

Upland Game Birds

Chachalaca
Regular Season: Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr & Willacy Counties, Oct. 30 – Feb. 27
Pheasant
Regular Season: Panhandle, Dec. 4 – Jan. 2
Quail
Regular Season: Statewide, Oct. 30 – Feb. 27
Turkey
Rio Grande Turkey

Fall Season:

North: Nov. 6 – Jan. 2
South: Nov. 6 – Jan. 16
Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg & Willacy counties: Nov. 6 – Feb. 27
Archery-only: Oct. 2 – Nov. 5

Fall Youth-only Season:

North: Oct. 30-31 & Jan. 3-16
South: Oct. 30-31 & Jan. 17-30

Spring Season:

North: April 2 – May 15
South: Mar. 19 – May 1
One-turkey counties: Apr. 1-30

Spring Youth-only Season:

North: Mar. 26-27 & May 21-22
South: Mar. 12-13 & May 7-8

Eastern Turkey
Spring Season: East Texas Apr. 22 – May 14

Migratory Game Bird

Dove
Regular Season:

North: Sep. 1 – Nov. 12 & Dec. 17 – Jan. 2
Central: Sep. 1 – Oct. 31 & Dec. 17 – Jan. 14
South: Sep. 14 – Oct. 31 & Dec. 17 – Jan. 21

Special White-winged Dove Days Season: South Sep. 3-5 & Sept. 10-12

Duck
Regular Season:

High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Oct. 30-31 & Nov. 5 – Jan. 30
North: Nov. 13-28 & Dec. 4 – Jan. 30
South: Nov. 6-28 & Dec. 11 – Jan. 30

Youth-Only Season:

High Plains Mallard Management Unit: Oct. 23-24
North: Nov. 6-7
South: Oct. 30-31

Goose
Early Canada Goose:

East: Sep. 11- 26

Light & Dark Geese:

West: Nov. 13 – Feb. 13
East: Nov. 6- Jan. 30

Light Goose Conservation Order:

West Feb. 14 – Mar. 13
East Jan. 31 – Mar. 13

Rails, Gallinules & Moorehens
Regular Season: Statewide, Sep. 11-26 & Nov. 6 – Dec. 29

Sandhill Cranes
Regular Season:

A: Oct. 30 – Jan. 30
B: Nov. 26 – Jan. 30
C: Dec. 18 – Jan. 23

Snipe
Regular Season: Statewide, Nov. 6 – Feb. 20

Teal
September Teal Only Season: Statewide, Sep. 11-26

Woodcock
Regular Season: Statewide, Dec. 18 – Jan. 31

Other Animals

Alligator
General Season:

Core: Sep. 10-30
Non-core: Apr. 1-June 30

Rabbits and Hares
Regular Season: Statewide, No closed season

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