Upcoming Texas Hunting Seasons for Shelby County
(County seat: Center)
Note: Please read the Advisories and notes on the previous page.
- Special Antler Restrictions
- Archery Only: Sept. 28-Nov. 1, 2013. No permit required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLD permits have been issued for the property.
- Bag Limit: 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined.
General Season: Nov. 2, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014.
On USFS, Corps of Engineers, and river authority lands, the take of antlerless deer shall be by permit only. On all other tracts of land during the first 16 days of the general season, antlerless deer may be taken without permits. After the first 16 days of the season, antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless MLDP or LAMPS permits only.
Special Youth-Only Season: Early open season: Oct. 26-27, 2013. Late open season: Jan. 6-19, 2014.
Bag limits, provision for the take of antlerless deer, and special requirements of the county, shall be as specified for the first 2 days of the general open season.
Licensed hunters 16 years of age or younger may hunt deer by any lawful means during this season.
Muzzleloader-Only Open Season: Jan. 6-19, 2014. Bag Limit: As specified for the general open season. All restrictions established for the take of buck deer during the general open season remain in effect.
No permit required for the take of antlerless deer, except on properties for which MLD permits have been issued.
Open Season: Oct. 1, 2013-Feb. 2, 2014 and May 1-31, 2014. Daily Bag Limit: 10.
Special youth-only season: September 28-29, 2013.
No open season.
Statewide: Open season: Oct. 26, 2013-Feb. 23, 2014. Daily bag limit: 15 Possession limit: 45