Gene Howe WMA: Rules


Phone: (806) 323-8642

Contact: James B. Baker

Dates Open: Open year round, except entire area closed for special hunts

Registration is required.

General Access

The Area is situated along the Canadian River in the north east corner of the Texas panhandle. Designated public hunting roads enter the various sections allowing visitors to reach interior undisturbed environment.

Some areas on the GHWMA are inaccessible with two-wheel drive vehicles. Therefore, four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended to gain access to these areas. Due to high water levels during the winter, some of the bottomlands are not accessible even with a four-wheel drive.

Permits Required

Visitors 17 years of age and older must possess an Annual Public Hunting (APH)Permit or Limited Public Use (LPU Permit).

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