Hunting in Texas

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68 hunting trips from 16 outfitters starting from $350

68 hunts
$350 starting from
23 animals
1833km to the nearest trip

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About hunting in Texas

At 261,797 square miles, Texas, the Lone Star State, is second only to Alaska in size. Possessing enormous natural resources, Texas is a major agricultural state and an industrial giant, leading all other states in such categories as oil, cattle, sheep, and cotton. Most hunting in Texas is done on private land, primarily on large ranches that may be leased by outfitters or individuals, or hunted with the permission of the landowner. Texans are avid and enthusiastic hunters. The state is particularly famous for its large-antlered white-tailed deer, but hunters can also pursue alligators, javelinas, wild pigs, mule deer, pronghorn, squirrels, turkeys, waterfowl, and upland birds, especially quail. In addition, many Texas ranches have large populations of imported non-native animals, including nilgai, axis deer, blackbuck, aoudad, and even a wide variety of African game such as zebras and oryx. In most cases these exotic animals can be hunted year-round on private land. These ranches provide a unique opportunity for hunters to pursue animals that are native to Africa and Asia at a relatively low cost and without having to leave the U.S. Many, but not all, ranches in Texas are high-fenced, especially those with exotic species. Much of Texas is brushy and thick, making for challenging hunting despite the large and abundant game populations. For this reason, hunting, especially for whitetails, is often done from permanent blinds, and baiting is popular, especially with the use of automatic feeders, which are legal in the state. Texas has an overabundance of feral hogs, and because they are unprotected, exotic, non-game animals, they may be taken by any means or methods at any time of year. There are no seasons or bag limits, however a hunting license and landowner permission are required to hunt them. Texas requires 400 square inches of fluorescent orange to be worn by all hunters when hunting on public hunting grounds. Orange is not required on private land, but is encouraged. A Texas hunting license is required for hunting any species in the state. Learn more about Texas hunting from the Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife: http://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/hunt/.

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Texas Exotic Hunts '21

Texas Exotic Hunts '21 United States

We welcome you at our 798-acre ranch brimming with Whitetails and exotics. This is also home to a spacious 7900 square foot hacienda-style retreat for our hunters stay.

Trip duration: 3 days

Hunting season: 1 Feb 2021 1 Feb 2022

Daily rate fee $0 for 3 days, 1 hunter
Night Vision 2 Hog Hunt 2021

Night Vision 2 Hog Hunt 2021 United States

We highly recommend a minimum of 2 nights and we guarantee all our hunters to get hog opportunities with our 2 night hunts! We have a 100% success rate with our 2 night hunts.  All firearms, ammo, silencers, night optics and thermal devices are provided. NO LIMIT on the number of hogs harvested per night with our top package but all must be recovered. Hunts begin at sunset in a large box blind and end with spot and stalk. Hunts typically last from 4-7 hours depending on hog activity Hogs harvested can be cleaned and quartered for additional fee of $50 per hog. Limit of 4 per night, hunters will be responsible for all others. All hogs harvested must be taken with the hunter unless prior arrangements made with the guide. A minimum of 2 hunters per night and maximum of 6 Clients are guaranteed a shot opportunity with our 2 night hunts!

Trip duration: 1 day

Hunting season: 1 Feb 2021 30 Sep 2021

Package price $600 for 1 day, 1 hunter
Deer & Exotics Hunt

Deer & Exotics Hunt United States

This is an all-inclusive offer for a 3 days hunt, 2 nights lodging and trophies of your choice. Your Texas hunt takes place on our private ranches, located in an extremely high density, animal rich part of the Hill country loaded with multiple species of free range exotics and trophy whitetail deer. We are a fully licensed and insured hunting outfitter specializing in low fence guided Texas archery and rifle hunting for whitetail deer, axis deer, sika deer, blackbuck antelope, fallow deer, Rio Grande turkey, and several sheep species. We also offer many other exotic hunts to complete your Texas year round hunting adventure.

Trip duration: 3 - 4 days

Hunting season: 1 Apr 2017 31 Dec 2023

Daily rate fee $0 for 3 days, 1 hunter
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