Hunting in Texas

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78 hunting trips from 18 outfitters starting from $130

78 hunts
$130 starting from
24 animals
1833km to the nearest trip

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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Mourning Dove Hunt '19

Mourning Dove Hunt '19 United States

Our Mourning Dove Hunts typically begin with morning field hunts and often include evening tank/pond hunting. The areas we place dove hunting clients are scouted daily and managed carefully for optimum wing shooting conditions.   While dove hunting is without a doubt the single most popular form of bird hunting and wing shooting in the great state of Texas.  We feel that our Dove Program is quite unique versus other state wide hunting outfitters. Located in the heart of the North West Texas Rolling Plains region, Truscott is positioned to allow our large fields and lack of overcrowding to give a hunter a special outdoor experience. With several thousand acres of remote farm land available to hunt on our ranch, overcrowding and over hunting pressure is never an issue.  We hunt over very large managed and scouted fields along with tanks/ponds. Sept 01-2017 to Nov 12-2017 First Dove Season Dec 15-2017 to Dec 31-2017  Second Dove Season Dove limit is 15 per day, once achieved hunt is over for the day 2 Day Minimum Booking Required

Trip duration: 2 days

Trip available on: 1 September 2019 31 December 2020

$650 for 1 hunter
Self-Guided Aoudad Archery Hunt

Self-Guided Aoudad Archery Hunt United States

This is a self-guided hunt with opportunity to harvest 1 Aoudad ram or ewe and unlimited hogs.

Trip duration: 5 days

Trip available on: 1 October 2019 31 March 2020

$4,800 for 1 hunter
Trophy Blackbuck Hunt 2020

Trophy Blackbuck Hunt 2020 United States

We have a growing herd of Blackbuck Antelope on the ranch, with many dark mature males ready to hunt. This hunt package includes one trophy Blackbuck Antelope buck, 2 days and 2 nights lodging, all meals and 1:1 guide service This hunt package includes; 1 Trophy Antelope Buck​​ $150 per day Non-hunting guest accompanying a paid hunter. We support getting our youth involved in the outdoors. They are the future of hunting. This fee is waived for a youth under the age of 16 accompanying their parent on a paid hunt. All hunters must have a valid Texas hunting license. Information and cost can be found on the Texas Parks and Wildlife website. http://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/

Trip duration: 2 days

Trip available on: 1 February 2020 27 October 2020

$2,150 for 1 hunter
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