Upcoming Texas Hunting Seasons for Grayson County
(County seat: Sherman)
Note: Please read the Advisories and notes on the previous page.
- Special Antler Restrictions
- Archery Only: Sept. 29-Nov. 2, 2012. No permit required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLD permits have been issued for the property.
- Bag Limit: 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined.
General Season: Nov. 3, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
Special Provisions: lawful means are restricted to lawful archery equipment and crossbows only, including MLDP properties.
No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLD antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.
CORRECTION: On p. 88 of the Outdoor Annual, the listing for Grayson County indicates that an MLD permit is required for the harvest of antlerless deer. THIS IS INCORRECT. No permit is required to harvest antlerless deer in Grayson County. The department regrets the error.
Special Youth-Only Season: Early open season: Oct. 27-28, 2012. Late open season: Jan. 7-20, 2013.
Bag limits, provision for the take of antlerless deer, and special requirements of the county, shall be as specified for the first 2 days of the general open season.
Licensed hunters 16 years of age or younger may hunt deer by archery only during this season.
No closed season. Daily Bag Limit: 10.
The annual bag limit for turkey, in the aggregate for all counties, is four (4), no more than one of which may be an Eastern turkey.
Eastern Turkey: Open season: Apr. 15-May 14, 2013. Bag limit (both species): One gobbler.
- means limited to shotgun, lawful archery equipment, and crossbows
- it is unlawful for any person to take or attempt to take turkeys by the aid of baiting, or on or over a baited area, and
- all turkeys harvested during the open season must be registered at designated check stations within 24 hours of the time of kill. Harvested turkeys may be field dressed, but must otherwise remain intact.
Statewide: Open season: Oct. 27, 2012-Feb. 24, 2013. Daily bag limit: 15 Possession limit: 45