Commission Agenda Item No. 4
Presenter: Linda Campbell

Action
Public Lands Proclamation
Establishment of an Open Season on Public Hunting Lands
Approval of Public Hunting Activities on State Parks
May 23, 2013

I.     Executive Summary: This item seeks:

II.    Discussion: Under Parks and Wildlife Code, Chapter 81, Subchapter E, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is authorized to promulgate rules governing access to and use of public hunting lands and specific hunting, fishing, recreational, or other use of wildlife management areas (WMA) and requires the Commission to prescribe by rule any terms, conditions, and fees for the issuance and use of permits.

Parks and Wildlife Code, Chapter 12, Subchapter A, provides that a tract of land purchased primarily for a purpose authorized by the code may be used for any authorized function of the Parks and Wildlife Department “if the Commission determines that multiple use is the best utilization of the land’s resources.”

Additionally, Chapter 81, Subchapter E, provides the Commission with the authority to establish open seasons, and authorizes the Executive Director to determine bag limits, means and methods, and conditions for the taking of wildlife resources on wildlife management and public hunting lands, which includes units of the State Park System designated as public hunting lands.

At the March 27, 2013 Regulations Committee, staff presented the following proposed amendments to the Public Lands Proclamation:

III.  Recommendation:  Staff recommends that the Commission adopt the following motions:

  1. “The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopts amendments to §65.190 and §65.191, concerning the Public Lands Proclamation, with changes as necessary to the proposed text as published in the April 19, 2013, issue of the Texas Register(38 TexReg 2484).”
  2. "The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission authorizes an open season on public hunting lands to run from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014."
  3. "The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission authorizes the public hunting activities contained in Exhibit A to take place on units of the State Park System."

Attachments – 2

  1. Exhibit A – Proposed Rules
  2. Exhibit B – Proposed Public Hunting Activities for State Parks, 2013-2014 Season

Commission Agenda Item No. 4
Exhibit A

PUBLIC LANDS PROCLAMATION
PROPOSAL PREAMBLE

1. Introduction.

         The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department proposes amendments to §§65.190, 65.191, 65.193, and 65.199, concerning the Public Lands Proclamation.

         The proposed amendment to §65.190, concerning Application, would make several nonsubstantive organizational and nomenclatural changes. The proposed amendment would add language to subsection (b) to refer to the full name of the Caddo National Grasslands Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and organize the listing of the entities affected by the subsections (a) and (b) by naming WMAs first, followed by other types of public hunting lands. The proposed amendment also would remove Old Tunnel and Walter Buck WMAs from the inventory of WMAs because they are now part of the state park system.

         The proposed amendment to §65.191, concerning Definitions, would add the acronym “PHL” to the definition of “public hunting lands” so that public hunting lands can be referred to by an acronym when necessary.

         The proposed amendment to § 65.193, concerning Access Permit Required and Fees, would eliminate subsection (b)(4)(A) and (B), which are not necessary because they repeat provisions already contained in §65.190(b) and (c).

         The proposed amendment to §65.199, concerning General Rules of Conduct, would define the term “unattended,” clarify the use of dogs to hunt, and create offenses for leaving personal gear or floating conveyances unattended within the boundaries of public hunting lands or hunting with dogs in violation of the rule. WMA staff have experienced difficulties with the abandonment of gear and equipment (such as waterfowl decoys, temporary floating blinds, and personal effects) on public hunting lands and with user conflicts arising from temporary blinds and waterfowl decoys left out overnight to “stake a claim” to an area for hunting activities in the future. Unless a person has been drawn for or is participating in specific hunting activities scheduled by the department, the department believes that providing hunting opportunity on a daily, first-come, first-served basis is the most equitable method of distributing walk-in hunting privileges. Additionally, collecting and disposing of abandoned property diverts department field personnel from other duties. The proposed amendment would therefore prohibit leaving personal gear or floating conveyances unattended and would provide that such material is “unattended” if the person who is responsible for the gear, equipment, or floating conveyance is not within normal voice distance. The proposed amendment also would provide an exception for personal gear within designated campsites and camping areas and during multi-day hunts scheduled by the department.

         The proposed amendment also would specify that dogs may be used to hunt on public hunting lands only when explicitly authorized by the department publications “Map Booklet for Public Hunting Lands” and “Applications for Drawings on Public Hunting Lands,” and that it is an offense to use a dog to hunt on public hunting lands unless the use of dogs to hunt is specifically authorized in those publications. Under Parks and Wildlife Code, §81.402, the executive director of the department may regulate numbers, means, methods, and conditions for taking wildlife resources on wildlife management areas and public hunting lands. The numbers, means, methods, and conditions for taking wildlife resources on wildlife management areas and public hunting lands are prescribed by executive order in the department publications entitled “Map Booklet for Public Hunting Lands” and “Applications for Drawings on Public Lands,” which contain language addressing the use of dogs on public lands; however, in the interests of clarity, staff have determined that it has become necessary to explicitly state by rule that the rules governing the use of dogs on public hunting lands are set forth in those publications.

2. Fiscal Note.

         Linda Campbell, Director of Private Lands and Public Hunting, has determined that for each of the first five years that the rules as proposed are in effect, there will be no fiscal implications to state and local governments as a result of enforcing or administering the rules.

3. Public Benefit/Cost Note.

         Ms. Campbell also has determined that for each of the first five years the rules as proposed are in effect:

         (A) The public benefit anticipated as a result of enforcing or administering the rules as proposed will be clearer rules that enhance enforcement and compliance.

         (B) There will be no adverse economic effect on persons required to comply with the rules as proposed.

         (C) Under the provisions of Government Code, Chapter 2006, a state agency must prepare an economic impact statement and a regulatory flexibility analysis for a rule that may have an adverse economic effect affect on small businesses and micro-businesses. As required by Government Code, §2006.002(g), the Office of the Attorney General has prepared guidelines to assist state agencies in determining a proposed rule’s potential adverse economic impact on small businesses. Those guidelines state that an agency need only consider a proposed rule’s “direct adverse economic impacts” to small businesses and micro-businesses to determine if any further analysis is required. For that purpose, the department considers “direct economic impact” to mean a requirement that would directly impose recordkeeping or reporting requirements; impose taxes or fees; result in lost sales or profits; adversely affect market competition; or require the purchase or modification of equipment or services. The department has determined that the proposed amendments will not impose any direct adverse economic effects on small businesses, microbusinesses, or persons required to comply. Accordingly, the department has not prepared a regulatory flexibility analysis under Government Code, Chapter 2006.

         (D) The department has not drafted a local employment impact statement under the Administrative Procedures Act, §2001.022, as the agency has determined that the rules as proposed will not impact local economies.

         (E) The department has determined that there will not be a taking of private real property, as defined by Government Code, Chapter 2007, as a result of the proposed rules.

4. Request for Public Comment.

         Comments on the proposed rule may be submitted to Linda Campbell, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas, 78744; (512) 389-4395 (e-mail: linda.campbell@tpwd.state.tx.us).

5. Statutory Authority.

                 The amendments are proposed under the authority of Parks and Wildlife Code, §81.006, which prohibits the take, attempted take, or possession of any wildlife or fish from a wildlife management area except in the manner and during the times permitted by the department under Chapter 81, Subchapter E, and under  Chapter 81, Subchapter E, which provides the Parks and Wildlife Commission with authority to establish an open season on wildlife management areas and public hunting lands, authorizes the executive director to regulate numbers, means, methods, and conditions for taking wildlife resources on wildlife management areas and public hunting lands, and authorizes the commission to adopt rules governing recreational activities in wildlife management areas.

         The proposed amendments affect Parks and Wildlife Code, Chapter 81.

6. Text.

         §65.190. Application.

                 (a) (No change.)

                 (b) On U.S. Forest Service Lands designated as public hunting lands (Alabama Creek, Bannister, Caddo National Grasslands, [Lake McClellan Recreation Area], Moore Plantation, Sam Houston National Forest WMAs, and Lake McClellan Recreation Area) or any portion of Units 902 and 903, persons other than hunters are exempt from the provisions of this subchapter, except for the provisions of §65.199(c)(15)[§65.199(15)] of this title (relating to General Rules of Conduct).

                 (c) On U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Lands designated as public hunting lands (Cooper, Dam B, Pat Mayse, Somerville, and White Oak Creek WMAs;  Granger and Ray Roberts PHLs) [(Cooper, Dam B, Granger, Pat Mayse, Ray Roberts, Somerville, and White Oak Creek WMAs), persons other than hunters and equestrian users are exempt from requirements for an access permit.

                 (d) (No change.)

                 (e) Public hunting lands include, but are not limited to, the following:

                         (1) – (21) (No change.)

                          (22) Granger [WMA] (Unit 709);

                          (23) – (41) (No change.)

                         [(42) Old Tunnel WMA;]

                          (42)[(43)] Pat Mayse WMA (Unit 705);

                          (43) [(44)] Ray Roberts [WMA] (Unit 501);

                          (44) [(45)] Redhead Pond WMA;

                          (45) [(46)] Richland Creek WMA (Unit 703);

                          (46) [(47)] Sam Houston National Forest WMA (Unit 905);

                          (47) [(48)] Sierra Diablo WMA (Unit 767);

                          (48) [(49)] Somerville WMA (Unit 711);

                          (50) [(50)] Tawakoni WMA (Unit 708);

                          [(51) Walter Buck WMA (Unit 757);]

                          (51) [(52)] Welder Flats WMA;

                          (52) [(53)] White Oak Creek WMA (Unit 727); and

                          (53) [(54)] Other numbered units of public hunting lands.

         §65.191. Definitions. The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. All other words and terms shall have the meanings assigned in §65.3 of this title (relating to Statewide Hunting and Fishing Proclamation).

                 (1) – (35) (No change.)

                 (36) Public hunting lands (PHL) — Lands identified in §65.190 of this title (relating to Application) or by order of the executive director on which provisions of this subchapter apply.

                 (37) – (49) (No change.)

         §65.193. Access Permit Required and Fees.

                 (a) (No change.)

                 (b) Annual Public Hunting (APH) Permit and Limited Public Use (LPU) Permit.

                          (1) – (3) (No change.)

                          (4) The permits required under paragraphs (1) — (3) of this subsection are not required for:

                                 [(A) persons who enter on United States Forest Service lands designated as a public hunting area or any portion of Units 902 and 903 for any purpose other than hunting;]

                                 [(B) persons who enter on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands (Aquilla, Cooper, Dam B, Granger, Pat Mayse, Ray Roberts, Somerville, and White Oak Creek WMAs) designated as public hunting lands for purposes other than hunting or equestrian use;]

                                 (A)[(C)] persons who enter Caddo Lake Wildlife Management Area and do not hunt or enter upon the land;

                                 (B)[(D)] persons who enter and hunt waterfowl within the Bayside Marsh Unit of Matagorda Island State Park and Wildlife Management Area; or

                                 (C)[(E)] persons who enter Zone C of the Guadalupe River Unit of the Guadalupe Delta Wildlife Management Area and do not hunt or fish.

                          (5) – (6) (No change.)

                 (c) – (q) (No change.)

         §65.199. General Rules of Conduct.

                 (a)  This section applies to all public hunting lands unless an exception for a specific area and time period is designated by the executive director or by written permission of the department.

                 (b) For the purposes of this section, gear, equipment, and floating conveyances are “unattended” if the person who is responsible for the gear, equipment, or floating conveyance is not within normal voice distance of the gear, equipment, or floating conveyance.

                 (c) It is unlawful for any person to:

                 (1) – (16) (No change.)

                 (17) use a motor vehicle, off-road vehicle, or ATV on a road, in an area, or at a time when such use is restricted to disabled persons, unless the person is in possession of a state-issued disabled parking placard or disabled license plate or assisting such a person;[.]

                 (18) leave a floating conveyance of any type unattended within the boundaries of public hunting lands;

                 (19) leave personal gear or equipment (including decoys) unattended for more than one hour following the close of legal shooting hours. This paragraph does not apply to personal gear or equipment:

                         (A) within a designated camping area or designated campsite; or

                         (B) that is unattended during reserved participation in a public hunting activity that has been specifically scheduled by the department.  

                 (20)[(18)] engage in any activity not specifically authorized by order of the executive director or regulation of the commission.

         (d) Hunting with Dogs.

                 (1) Dogs may be possessed and used to hunt animals and birds on public hunting lands only as provided:

                         (A) in the “Legal Game Legend” provided for each unit of public hunting lands in the department publication entitled “Map Booklet for Public Hunting Lands;” or

                         (B) in the case of drawn hunts, in the department publication entitled “Applications for Drawings on Public Hunting Lands.”

                 (2) It is an offense for any person to use a dog to hunt a bird or animal on public hunting lands except as authorized:

                         (A) in the “Legal Game Legend” provided for each unit of public hunting lands in the department publication entitled “Map Booklet for Public Hunting Lands” or

                         (B) in the “Applications for Drawings on Public Hunting Lands.”

         This agency hereby certifies that the proposal has been reviewed by legal counsel and found to be within the agency’s authority to adopt.

         Issued in Austin, Texas, on


Commission Agenda Item No. 4
Exhibit B

  Area Species Type Category # of Permits Hunt Dates CLOSURE
1 ABILENE DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 8 DEC. 14-15 PARTIAL
  ABILENE DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 8 DEC. 17-19 TOTAL
  ABILENE TEAL APH     STATEWIDE PARTIAL
  ABILENE WATERFOWL APH     STATEWIDE PARTIAL
2 ATLANTA DEER SPECIAL GDA 12 NOV. 19-21 TOTAL
  ATLANTA DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 12 JAN. 2-4 TOTAL
3 BASTROP DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 15 JAN. 3-5 PARTIAL
4 BIG BEND RANCH MULE DEER SPECIAL YDE 6 NOV. 9-10 PARTIAL
  BIG BEND RANCH MULE DEER SPECIAL MDG 6 NOV. 16-18 PARTIAL
  BIG BEND RANCH JAVELINA SPECIAL GJE 6 NOV. 12-14 PARTIAL
  BIG BEND RANCH MULE DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADM 6 NOV. 2-5 PARTIAL
  BIG BEND RANCH QUAIL APH     NOV. 21-24 PARTIAL
5 BRAZOS BEND DEER SPECIAL GDE 70 NOV. 12-14, DEC. 10-12 TOTAL
  BRAZOS BEND DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDM 15 DEC. 22-23 PARTIAL
6 CAPROCK CANYONS MULE DEER SPECIAL MDG 8 DEC. 4-6 TOTAL
  CAPROCK CANYONS DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 6 JAN. 1-3 TOTAL
  CAPROCK CANYONS EXOTICS SPECIAL EXO 20 JAN. 8-10, 22-24 TOTAL
7 CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDM 12 NOV. 23-24, DEC. 7-8 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER SPECIAL GDM 12 NOV. 5-7, 12-14 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER SPECIAL GDA 8 DEC. 10-12 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 8 DEC. 14-16 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER SPECIAL GDE 4 JAN. 14-16 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 4 NOV. 29-DEC. 1 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE FERAL HOG - YOUTH SPECIAL YFH 8 MAR. 1-2 NONE
  CHOKE CANYON-NORTH SHORE FERAL HOG SPECIAL GFH 8 MAR. 4-6 NONE
8 COLORADO BEND DEER SPECIAL GDE 60 DEC. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 TOTAL
  COLORADO BEND DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 JAN. 1-3 TOTAL
9 COOPER LAKE - SS DEER - ARCHERY APH     NOV. 30-DEC. 15 PARTIAL
10 COPPER BREAKS DEER SPECIAL GDE 1 DEC. 6-8 TOTAL
  COPPER BREAKS DEER SPECIAL GDA 1 DEC. 6-8 TOTAL
  COPPER BREAKS FERAL HOG SPECIAL GFH 2 JAN. 31-FEB. 2 TOTAL
  COPPER BREAKS QUAIL APH     JAN. 11-12 TOTAL
  COPPER BREAKS WATERFOWL APH     JAN. 13-14 TOTAL
11 DAVIS MOUNTAINS JAVELINA SPECIAL GJE 16 JAN. 6-8, 8-10, 13-15, 15-17 PARTIAL
12 DEVILS RIVER EXOTIC - ARCHERY SPECIAL AEX 20 OCT. 11-14 TOTAL
  DEVILS RIVER EXOTIC SPECIAL EXO 40 NOV. 8-11, JAN. 10-13 TOTAL
  DEVILS RIVER EXOTIC - YOUTH SPECIAL YEX 20 NOV. 29-DEC. 1 TOTAL
13 DEVILS RIVER - SOUTH DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 NOV. 29-DEC. 1 TOTAL
  DEVILS RIVER - SOUTH DEER SPECIAL GDE 10 DEC. 27-30 TOTAL
14 DINOSAUR VALLEY DEER SPECIAL GDA 20 JAN. 13-15, 15-17 TOTAL
15 ENCHANTED ROCK DEER SPECIAL GDA 36 DEC. 3-5, JAN. 6-8 TOTAL
  ENCHANTED ROCK DEER SPECIAL GDE 18 JAN. 8-10 TOTAL
16 FAIRFIELD LAKE DEER SPECIAL GDA 60 DEC. 2-4, 4-6, JAN. 1-3 TOTAL
  FAIRFIELD LAKE DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDA 20 DEC. 30-JAN. 1 TOTAL
17 FT. BOGGY DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 12 OCT. 14-16, 16-18 TOTAL
  FT. BOGGY DEER SPECIAL GDE 12 NOV. 18-20, 20-22 TOTAL
18 GARNER DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 DEC. 7-8 TOTAL
  GARNER DEER SPECIAL GDA 36 DEC. 9-11, 11-13 TOTAL
  GARNER EXOTIC - YOUTH SPECIAL YEX 10 DEC. 14-15 TOTAL
  GARNER EXOTIC SPECIAL EXO 36 DEC. 16-18, 18-20 TOTAL
19 GOVT CANYONS EXOTIC - ARCHERY SPECIAL AEX 5 JAN. 14-16 NONE
  GOVT CANYONS FERAL HOG SPECIAL GFH 5 JAN. 21-23 NONE
20 GUADALUPE RIVER DEER SPECIAL GDE 15 DEC. 16-20 TOTAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER DEER SPECIAL GDA 30 DEC. 2-6, JAN. 13-17 TOTAL
21 GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT EXOTIC - YOUTH SPECIAL YEX 10 OCT. 5-6, JAN. 25-26 PARTIAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 NOV. 2-3, NOV. 9-10 PARTIAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT TURKEY - YOUTH SPECIAL YTS 2 MAR. 8-9 PARTIAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 5 OCT. 14-18 PARTIAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT DEER SPECIAL GDA 5 NOV. 18-22 PARTIAL
  GUADALUPE RIVER - BAUER UNIT EXOTIC SPECIAL EXO 10 FEB. 3-7, 17-21 PARTIAL
22 HILL COUNTRY DEER SPECIAL GDE 60 DEC. 2-5, 9-12 TOTAL
  HILL COUNTRY FERAL HOG SPECIAL GFH 90 JAN. 13-16, 20-23 TOTAL
23 HONEY CREEK DEER SPECIAL GDE 15 DEC. 16-20 TOTAL
  HONEY CREEK DEER SPECIAL GDA 30 DEC. 2-6, JAN. 6-10 TOTAL
24 HUNTSVILLE SQUIRREL APH or REGULAR     DEC. 4,5 TOTAL
  HUNTSVILLE DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 15 JAN. 2-3 TOTAL
  HUNTSVILLE DEER SPECIAL GDA 15 JAN. 8-10 TOTAL
25/26 INKS LAKE/LONGHORN CAVERNS DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 DEC. 30-JAN. 1 PARTIAL
  INKS LAKE/LONGHORN CAVERNS DEER SPECIAL GDE 10 DEC. 3-5 PARTIAL
  INKS LAKE/LONGHORN CAVERNS DEER SPECIAL GDA 40 DEC. 10-12, JAN. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 PARTIAL
27 KICKAPOO CAVERNS DEER SPECIAL GDE 20 DEC. 4-6 TOTAL
  KICKAPOO CAVERNS DEER SPECIAL GDA 25 DEC. 11-13 TOTAL
  KICKAPOO CAVERNS DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 15 DEC. 26-27 TOTAL
28 LAKE ARROWHEAD WATERFOWL MHP     DEC. 4-5, JAN. 8-9 TOTAL
29 LAKE BROWNWOOD DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 5 DEC. 9-11 TOTAL
  LAKE BROWNWOOD DEER SPECIAL GDE 5 DEC. 11-13 TOTAL
  LAKE BROWNWOOD DEER SPECIAL GDA 10 JAN. 13-15, 15-17 TOTAL
30 LAKE MINERAL WELLS DEER SPECIAL GDE 10 DEC. 10-12 PARTIAL
  LAKE MINERAL WELLS DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 10 DEC. 31-JAN. 2 PARTIAL
31 LAKE SOMMERVILLE - BIRCH DEER SPECIAL GDA 24 DEC. 9-11, JAN. 7-9 TOTAL
32 LAKE SOMMERVILLE - NAILS DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 30 DEC. 14-15, JAN. 4-5 PARTIAL
  LAKE SOMMERVILLE - NAILS FERAL HOG SPECIAL GFH 30 JAN. 14-16 PARTIAL
  LAKE SOMMERVILLE - NAILS WATERFOWL APH     STATEWIDE PARTIAL
33 LAKE WHITNEY DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDA 10 JAN. 1-3 TOTAL
  LAKE WHITNEY DEER SPECIAL GDA 20 JAN. 6-8, 8-10 TOTAL
34 PALO DURO CANYON DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDA 9 JAN 18-19, 25-26, FEB. 1-2 PARTIAL
  PALO DURO CANYON EXOTIC SPECIAL EXO 30 JAN. 22-24, 29-31, FEB. 5-7 PARTIAL
35 PEDERNALES FALLS DEER SPECIAL GDE 15 DEC. 3-5, TOTAL
  PEDERNALES FALLS DEER SPECIAL GDA 30 DEC. 17-19, JAN. 7-9 TOTAL
36 PEDERNALES FALLS - ANNEX DEER - ARCHERY SPECIAL ADE 6 OCT. 3-6, 10-13 NONE
  PEDERNALES FALLS - ANNEX DEER SPECIAL GDE 6 NOV. 7-10, 14-17 NONE
37 POSSUM KINGDOM DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDA 12 DEC. 26-27, JAN. 2-3 TOTAL
38 PURTIS CREEK WATERFOWL MHP     DEC. 14-15, 27 PARTIAL
39 RESACA DE LA PALMA WW DOVE APH or REGULAR     SEPT. 7,8,14,15 PARTIAL
  RESACA DE LA PALMA DOVE APH or REGULAR     SEPT. 28, 29, OCT. 5,6 PARTIAL
  RESACA DE LA PALMA DOVE MHP     SEPT. 29 PARTIAL
40 SAN ANGELO JAVELINA SPECIAL GJE 10 JAN. 10-12 PARTIAL
  SAN ANGELO TURKEY SPECIAL GTS 40 APR. 11-13, 18-20 NONE
  SAN ANGELO DEER MHP     OCT. 18-20 TOTAL
  SAN ANGELO DEER MHP     NOV. 8-10 TOTAL
  SAN ANGELO DEER - ARCHERY APH     OCT. 12-DEC. 14 NONE
  SAN ANGELO TURKEY - ARCHERY APH     OCT. 12-DEC. 14 NONE
  SAN ANGELO FERAL HOG - ARCHERY APH     OCT. 12-DEC. 14 NONE
  SAN ANGELO DOVE, RABBITS, SQUIRREL WATERFOWL APH     SEPT. 1- OCT. 11 NONE
  SAN ANGELO QUAIL, DOVE, RABBITS, SQUIRREL, WATERFOWL APH     DEC. 15-FEB. 23 NONE
41 SEA RIM WATERFOWL APH     Wed/Fri/Sun OF STATEWIDE NONE
  SEA RIM WATERFOWL - YOUTH APH     STATEWIDE NONE
  SEA RIM TEAL APH     STATEWIDE NONE
  SEA RIM RAIL, GALLINULE, SNIPE APH     STATEWIDE NONE
  SEA RIM GEESE APH     STATEWIDE NONE
  SEA RIM WATERFOWL-YOUTH/ADULT APH     Saturdays (first, thanksgiving, second split) NONE
42 SEMINOLE CANYONS DEER SPECIAL GDE 40 DEC. 2-4, 4-6, 16-18, 18-20 TOTAL
43 SOUTH LLANO RIVER DEER - YOUTH SPECIAL YDE 20 NOV. 16-17, 30-DEC. 1 TOTAL
  SOUTH LLANO RIVER DEER SPECIAL GDA 10 DEC. 17-19 TOTAL
  SOUTH LLANO RIVER DEER SPECIAL GDE 20 DEC. 31-JAN. 2, JAN. 21-23 TOTAL
44 STEPHEN F AUSTIN DEER SPECIAL GDE 10 DEC. 3-5 TOTAL
  STEPHEN F AUSTIN DEER SPECIAL GDM 10 JAN. 7-9 TOTAL
  STEPHEN F AUSTIN SQUIRREL APH     JAN. 14-15, 15-16 TOTAL
45 VILLAGE CREEK FERAL HOG - ARCHERY SPECIAL GFH 10 JAN. 31-FEB. 2 PARTIAL
45 Units of State Park System hunted for 2013-2014
1,596 Drawn hunt permits offered on state park hunts
APH Annual Public Hunting Permit
SPECIAL Special (Drawn) Hunting Permit
MHP Mentored Hunting Permit
REGULAR Regular (Daily) Hunting Permit

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