- Dove depending on county: September 1
- Javelina depending on county: September 1
- Alligator depending on county: September 10
- Canada Goose: September 13
- Teal: September 13
- Archery: September 27
- Quail: October 25
- Rio Grande Turkey Youth-Only: October 25
- White-tailed Deer Youth-Only: October 25
- Chachalaca: November 1
- Rio Grande Turkey: November 1
- White-tailed Deer: November 1
- Mule Deer: November 22
- Pheasant: December 6
Just in time for the 2014-2015 hunting season, the Outdoor Annual has gone mobile! Afield or afloat, it's easy to access regulations on your iPhone, iPad or Android, even without internet service.
Here's the lowdown from TPWD experts on the prospects for deer, dove, waterfowl, quail, turkey, squirrel.
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If you are new to hunting and will be age 41 or younger this fall, you may need to take hunter education this summer. Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course, or be accompanied while hunting. Minimum age of certification is 9 years of age.
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