- Quail: October 25
- Rio Grande Turkey Youth-Only: October 25
- White-tailed Deer Youth-Only: October 25
- Chachalaca: November 1
- Rio Grande Turkey: November 1
- White-tailed Deer: November 1
- Mule Deer: November 22
- Pheasant: December 6
Here's the lowdown from TPWD experts on the prospects for deer, dove, waterfowl, quail, turkey, squirrel.
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If you are new to hunting and will be age 41 or younger this fall, you may need to take hunter education this summer. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course, or be accompanied while hunting. Minimum age of certification is 9 years of age.
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