2013 - 2014
Outdoor Annual

Wise County Seat: Decatur

Alligator

Details…
Non-core
General Season Apr. 1 - Jun. 30, 2013

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Dove

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

Daily Bag 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…
West Zone

West of US 81 and 287

Zone Map
Light and Dark Geese Nov. 2, 2013 - Feb. 2, 2014

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Feb. 3 - Mar. 23, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 5 Dark geese with no more than one White-fronted goose, 20 Light geese.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
East Zone

East of US 81 and 287

Zone Map
Canada Geese Season Sep. 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 Sep. 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

Sandhill Crane

Details… Migratory Game Bird Stamp & Federal Sandhill Crane Permit
Zone B

West of US 287 only

Zone Map
Regular Season Nov. 22, 2013 - Feb. 2, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit 6

Squirrel

Details…
No closed season No bag limit
General Season

Teal

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

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

Turkey

Details…
Fall

North Texas

Zone Map
Archery Only Sep. 28 - Nov. 1, 2013

Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 26 - 27, 2013
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 18 - 19, 2014

Fall Season Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014

Bag Composition Either sex
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.
Spring

North Zone

Zone Map
Youth-Only Mar. 22 - 23, 2014
May 17 - 18, 2014

Spring Season Mar. 29 - May 11, 2014

Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
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.

White-tailed Deer

Details…
North Texas
Archery Only Sep. 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 USFS, Corps of Engineers, and river authority lands, the take of antlerless deer shall be by permit only, except on USFS lands Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2013, when antlerless deer may be taken without permits. On all other tracts of land, no permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.
Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 26 - 27, 2013
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 6 - 19, 2014

Late Antlerless and Spike 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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