2014 - 2015
New Regulations take effect Sept. 1, 2014. Download a PDF of the current 2013-14 Outdoor Annual.

Brazoria County Seat: Angleton

Alligator

Core
General Season Sept. 10 - 30, 2014

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Dove

South Zone
Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 19 - Oct. 20, 2014
Dec. 19, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

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. 8 - Dec. 14, 2014

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

Duck

South Zone
Zone Map
Youth-Only Oct. 25 - 26, 2014

Regular Season Nov. 1 - 30, 2014
Dec. 13, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

"Dusky" Duck Nov. 6 - 30, 2014
Dec. 13, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

Falconry Jan. 26 - Feb. 9, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
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, 1 canvasback, and 1 "dusky" duck (Mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids). For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. The season for "dusky" ducks is 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

East Zone
Zone Map
Canada Geese Season Sept. 13 - 28, 2014
Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

Light Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Jan. 26 - Mar. 22, 2015

White-fronted Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015

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

No Open Season
Regular Season

Quail

Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 25, 2014 - Feb. 22, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45

Rabbits and Hares

Statewide
Regular Season

No closed season

Bag Limit None

Rails, Gallinules and Moorhens

Statewide
Regular Season Sept. 13 - 28, 2014
Nov. 1 - Dec. 24, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 15 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Jan. 26 - Feb. 9, 2015

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

Sandhill Crane

Zone C
Zone Map
Regular Season Dec. 20, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 2
Possession Limit 6

Squirrel

No closed season No bag limit
General Season Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015

Teal

Statewide
September Teal Only Season Sept. 13 - 28, 2014

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

Turkey

Spring

Eastern Turkey

Spring Season Apr. 15 - May 14, 2015

Bag Limit 1 turkey.
Means and Methods Restriction Shotgun, archery and crossbows are the only lawful means, no hunting over bait; all turkeys must be checked at a check station or reported to the department via mobile application withing 24 hours after they are killed. Harvested turkeys may be field dressed, but must otherwise remain intact until reaching a final destination.
Bag Composition Gobblers only

White-tailed Deer

North Texas
Archery Only Sept. 27 - Oct. 31, 2014

Antlerless Deer (Archery Only) No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP permits have been issued for the property.
General Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Antlerless Deer If permits have been issued for the harvest of antlerless deer, they must be attached to all antlerless deer harvested on the tract of land. On USFS, Corps of Engineers, and river authority lands for the seasons listed above, the take of antlerless deer shall be by permit only. On all other tracts of land in this county, antlerless deer may be taken without permits from opening day through the Sunday immediately following Thanksgiving Day, November 1-30. From the Monday immediately following Thanksgiving Day until the end of the season, December 1 – January 4, antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless MLD permit only.
Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 25 - 26, 2014
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 5 - 18, 2015

Muzzleloader Jan. 5 - 18, 2015

Antlerless Deer (Muzzleloader Only) General season buck limits apply, antlerless permit required only on MLD property.
Bag Limit 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined.
Antler Restrictions The provisions of this clause do not apply on properties for which Level 2 or Level 3 MLDPs have been issued. For the seasons listed above, a legal buck is a buck deer having at least one unbranched antler, or 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)

Statewide
Regular Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 15, 2015

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

Woodcock

Statewide
Regular Season Dec. 18, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Falconry Jan. 26 - Feb. 9, 2015

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

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