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

Bexar County Seat: San Antonio

Alligator

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

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Dove

Central Zone

North of US 90, west of Loop 1604; north of Loop 1604 South; and north of IH 10, east of Loop 1604

Zone Map
Regular Season Sept. 1 - Oct. 20, 2014
Dec. 19, 2014 - Jan. 7, 2015

Daily 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
South Zone

South of IH 10, east of Loop 1604; south of Loop 1604 South; and east of IH 37

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 US 90, west of Loop 1604; south of Loop 1604 South; and west of IH 37

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

North Zone

North of US 90 and IH 10

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

Regular Season Nov. 1 - Dec. 7, 2014
Dec. 20, 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.
"Dusky" Duck Nov. 6 - Dec. 7, 2014
Dec. 20, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

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
South Zone

South of US 90 and IH 10

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

Regular Season Nov. 1 - 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.
"Dusky" Duck Nov. 6 - 30, 2014
Dec. 13, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

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

West Zone

West of IH 35

Zone Map
Light and Dark Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Feb. 2 - Mar. 22, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 5 dark geese, to include no more than one white-fronted goose, 20 light geese.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
East Zone

East of IH 35

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

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

Bag Limit 2
Possession Limit 2

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 A

Western portion of the county located southwest of IH 10 and northwest of IH 35

Zone Map
Regular Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit 9
Zone B

Northern portion of the county located northeast of IH 10 and northwest of IH 35

Zone Map
Regular Season Nov. 21, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit 9
Zone C

Southeast portion of the county located southeast of IH 35

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

North Texas

Zone Map
Archery Only Sept. 27 - Oct. 31, 2014

Youth-Only Oct. 25 - 26, 2014
Jan. 17 - 18, 2015

Fall Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Bag Composition Either sex
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.
Spring

South Zone

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

Spring Season Mar. 21 - May 3, 2015

Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
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.

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

Youth-Only
Early Youth-Only Season Oct. 25 - 26, 2014
Late Youth-Only Season Jan. 5 - 18, 2015

Late Antlerless and Spike Jan. 5 - 18, 2015

Bag Limit 5 deer, no more than 2 bucks, all seasons combined.
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 in the aggregate
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 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit

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