2013 - 2014
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Polk County Seat: Livingston

Alligator

Details…
Core
General Season Sept. 10 - 30, 2013

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Dove

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
Central Zone
Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 1 - Oct. 23, 2013
Dec. 20, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014

Daily Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 white-tipped
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Nov. 9 - Dec. 15, 2013

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

Duck

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
North Zone
Zone Map
Youth-Only Oct. 26 - 27, 2013

Regular Season Nov. 2 - Dec. 8, 2013
Dec. 21, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014

Falconry Jan. 27 - Feb. 10, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
"Dusky" Duck Nov. 7 - Dec. 8, 2013
Dec. 21, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014

Duck Daily Bag Limit 6 in the aggregate. Including no more than: 5 mallards (only two may be hens), 3 wood ducks, 3 scaup, 2 redheads, 2 pintail, 2 canvasback, and 1 "dusky" duck. For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. Mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids are closed the first five days of the season in each zone.
Merganser Daily Bag Limit 5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.
Coot Daily Bag Limit 15 birds
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

Goose

Details…
East Zone
Zone Map
Canada Geese Season Sept. 14 - 29, 2013
Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014

Light Geese Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Jan. 27 - Mar. 23, 2014

White-fronted Geese Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 12, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3 Canada geese, 2 White-fronted geese, 20 Light geese.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.

Javelina

Details…
No Open Season
Regular Season

Quail

Details… Upland Game Bird Stamp
Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 26, 2013 - Feb. 23, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45

Rabbits and Hares

Details…
Statewide
Regular Season

No closed season

Bag Limit None

Rails, Gallinules and Moorhens

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
Statewide
Regular Season Sept. 14 - 29, 2013
Nov. 2 - Dec. 25, 2013

Daily Bag Limit 15 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Jan. 27 - Feb. 10, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

Squirrel

Details…
East Texas
General Season Oct. 1, 2013 - Feb. 2, 2014
May 1 - 31, 2014

Youth-Only Sept. 28 - 29, 2013

Daily Bag Limit 10
Possession Limit 20

Teal

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
Statewide
September Teal Only Season Sept. 14 - 29, 2013

Daily Bag Limit 6 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

Turkey

Details…
Spring

Eastern Turkey

Zone Map
Spring Season Apr. 15 - May 14, 2014

Bag Limit 1
Means and Methods Restriction Shotgun, lawful archery equipment, and crossbows only. 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.
Bag Limit 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.
Bag Composition Gobblers only

White-tailed Deer

Details…
North Texas
Archery Only Sept. 28 - Nov. 1, 2013

No permit required unless MLD permits have been issued for the property.
General Season Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014

Antlerless Permit On United States Forest Service, Corps of Engineers, and river authority lands, the take of antlerless deer shall be by permit only. On other tracts of land, antlerless deer may be taken without permits from Nov. 2-Dec. 1, 2013. Dec. 2-Jan. 5, 2013, antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless MLDP permit or LAMPS permit only. On tracts of land for which LAMPS permits have been issued, no LAMPS permit is required during the archery-only or muzzleloader-only open season.
Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 26 - 27, 2013
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 6 - 19, 2014

Muzzleloader Jan. 6 - 19, 2014

Bag Limit 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined.
Antler Restrictions Special Antler Restrictions do not apply to properties for which Level 2 or Level 3 MLDPs have been issued. For counties with Special Antler Restrictions, a legal buck deer has: 1. at least one unbranched antler, or 2. an inside spread of 13 inches or greater. The inside spread requirement does not apply to any buck that has an unbranched antler. Not more than one buck with an inside spread of 13 inches or greater may be taken.

Wilson's Snipe (Common Snipe or Jacksnipe)

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
Statewide
Regular Season Nov. 2, 2013 - Feb. 16, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 8 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

Woodcock

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp
Statewide
Regular Season Dec. 18, 2013 - Jan. 31, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Jan. 27 - Feb. 10, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

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