2014 - 2015

Nueces County Seat: Corpus Christi

Alligator

Non-core
General Season Apr. 1 - June 30, 2015

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Dove

South Zone

North of IH 37 and northwest of US 181

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
Special White-winged Dove Area

South of IH 37 and east of US 181

Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 19 - Oct. 20, 2014
Dec. 19, 2014 - Jan. 21, 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
Special Season Sept. 6 - 7, 2014
Sept. 13 - 14, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 15 white-winged, mourning and white-tipped (white-fronted) doves in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 mourning doves and 2 whitetips.
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 by Falconry 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit by Falconry 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 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 with Gun 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

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Only No bag limit, no possession limit.
White-fronted Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015

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

Javelina

Southern
Regular Season Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015

Bag Limit 2 per license year.
Possession Limit 2

Quail

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

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45
Mearn's (Montezuma) Quail No open season.

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 King and Clapper Rails in the aggregate. 25 Sora and Virginia Rails 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

West of Park Road 22; southwest of SH 358; northwest of SH 286 to IH 37; and west of US 181 only

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

Fall

South Texas

Archery Only Sept. 27 - Oct. 31, 2014

Youth-Only Oct. 25 - 26, 2014

Fall Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 18, 2015

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 or Bearded Hens
Spring

South Zone

Youth-Only Mar. 14 - 15, 2015
May 9 - 10, 2015

Spring Season Mar. 21 - May 3, 2015

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 or Bearded Hens

White-tailed Deer

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

Archery Only Either sex. No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP permits have been issued for the property.
General Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 18, 2015

Late Antlerless and Spike Jan. 19 - Feb. 1, 2015

Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 25 - 26, 2014

Bag Limit 5 deer, no more than 3 bucks.
Antlerless Deer No permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.

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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