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

Starr County Seat: Rio Grande City

Alligator

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

Bag Limit 1 per person per year

Chachalaca

Regular Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 22, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 5
Possession limit 10

Dove

Special White-winged Dove Area
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 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
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

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

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 C
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

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. 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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