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Texas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 29 – 
February 26, 2017

Texas Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$25

Non-Resident License Fees:
$132
5-Day $48

Special Permits:
Upland Game Stamp $7

Scaled Quail

Texas Scaled Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Bobwhite Quail

Texas Bobwhite Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Gambel's Quail

Texas Gambel’s Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

 Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Woodcock

Texas Woodcock Season

December 18 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Texas Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

December 3 – January 1, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession 

*in select areas

 
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