If you're looking to do some tactical training with gun loaded in full tote, you can actually hunt in approximately 1.2 million acres of Texas State land. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks ... do/hunting
"Hunt for alligator, pronghorn antelope, white-tailed deer, mule deer, javelina, exotic mammals, turkey and more! Public hunts are available for youth only and for adults, with guided and unguided opportunities, so there's something for everyone.
Find a Place to Hunt
With approximately 5,000 special supervised and guided hunts and over 200 public hunting areas, including Wildlife Management Areas, State Parks, U.S. Forest Service lands and private lands, public hunts are an economical way to experience nationally renowned Texas hunting.
The $48 Annual Public Hunting Permit provides nearly year-round hunting on approximately 1.2 million acres of land. The increasingly popular dove hunting areas are offered through this system.
The Public Hunt Drawing System provides opportunities to apply for a wide variety of supervised, drawn hunts including special drawings for both adults and youth hunters. Drawings are held for exotic wildlife and quality native animals on TPWD managed lands as well as specially leased private properties.
Big Time Texas Hunts offers seven premium hunt packages on some of Texas' finest private ranches and Wildlife Management Areas.
Other Hunting Opportunities
Texas Youth Hunting Program sponsored by TPWD and Texas Wildlife Association.
National Wildlife Refuges, operated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service offers hunts on select refuges.
Hunt Texas Online Connection is a search engine for private leases in Texas.
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