2014 - 2015

Tarrant County Seat: Fort Worth

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

Bag Limit 1 per person per year
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
North Zone

North of IH 30

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

South of IH 30

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
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
North Zone
Zone Map
Duck Daily Bag Limit with Gun 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 with Gun Three times the daily bag limit
Youth-Only Oct. 25 - 26, 2014

Regular Season Nov. 1 - Dec. 7, 2014
Dec. 20, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015

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

Falconry Jan. 26 - Feb. 9, 2015

Daily Bag Limit by Falconry 3 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Possession Limit by Falconry 9 migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate.
Species Info
West Zone

From the southern county line, west of IH 35W to Fort Worth and west of US 81 and US 287

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Daily Bag Limit 5 dark geese, to include no more than one white-fronted goose, 20 light geese in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
Light and Dark Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015

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

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Only No bag limit, no possession limit.
East Zone

From the southern county line, east of IH 35W to Fort Worth and east of US 81 and US 287

Zone Map
Daily Bag Limit 3 Canada geese, 2 white-fronted geese, 20 light geese in the aggregate.
Possession Limit Dark geese three times the daily bag limit. Light geese no possession limit.
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

Light Geese (Conservation Order) Only No bag limit, no possession limit.
White-fronted Geese Nov. 1, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015

Species Info
No Open Season
Regular Season

Species Info Upland Game Bird Stamp Required
Statewide
Regular Season Oct. 25, 2014 - Feb. 22, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 15
Possession Limit 45
Mearn's (Montezuma) Quail No open season.
Species Info
Statewide
Regular Season

No closed season

Bag Limit None
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
Statewide
Regular Season Sept. 13 - 28, 2014
Nov. 1 - Dec. 24, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 15 King and Clapper Rails in the aggregate. 25 Sora and Virginia Rails 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
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp & Federal Sandhill Crane Permit Required
Zone B

West of IH 35W and west of US 287 north of Fort Worth

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

Daily Bag Limit 3
Possession Limit 9
Species Info
No closed season No bag limit
General Season Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015

Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
Statewide
September Teal Only Season Sept. 13 - 28, 2014

Daily Bag Limit 6 in the aggregate
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info
Fall

North Texas

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.
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

Spring

North Zone

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.
Youth-Only Mar. 28 - 29, 2015
May 23 - 24, 2015

Spring Season Apr. 4 - May 17, 2015

Bag Composition Gobblers or Bearded Hens
Species Info
North Texas
Bag Limit 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined.
Antler Restrictions Antler Restrictions do not apply on properties for which Level 2 or Level 3 MLDPs have been issued. For the seasons listed above, a legal buck is a buck deer having at least one unbranched antler, or an inside spread of 13 inches or greater. The inside spread requirement does not apply to any buck that has an unbranched antler. Not more than one buck with an inside spread of 13 inches or greater may be taken.
Antlerless Deer On USFS, Corps of Engineers, and river authority lands in this county, the take of antlerless deer shall be by permit only. On all other tracts of land no permit is required to hunt antlerless deer unless MLDP antlerless permits have been issued for the tract of land.
Archery Only Sept. 27 - Oct. 31, 2014

Archery Only Either sex. 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

Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
Statewide
Regular Season Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 15, 2015

Daily Bag Limit 8
Possession Limit Three times the daily bag limit
Species Info Migratory Game Bird Stamp Required
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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