TEXAS PUBLIC HUNT SYSTEM

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Application fees

  1. Special Permit Categories
    • All application fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
    • Youth Only categories require no application fees (youth and supervising adults).
    • Application fees are required for each adult (17 or older) per application.
    • Adult application fees are $3 per adult, except Private Lands and Guided Hunt categories, which are $10.

  2. US Forest Service Antlerless Deer Permits
    • These hunt categories have no application fees.

  3. E-Postcard Selection Hunts
    • These hunt categories have no application fees.

Permit fees

  1. Special Permit Categories
    • Once permits are issued, there will be no refund of permit fees unless the department cancels the hunt.
    • Permit fees apply to adults (17 or older).
    • There is no permit fee for youth under 17 years old.
    • Permit fees are $80 (standard 2-3 day hunt) or $130 (extended 4-5 day hunt).
    • Standard Hunt Periods usually are for a 48-hour period, which runs from noon of day 1 until noon of day 3. Standard Alligator hunt periods run from noon of day 1 until noon of day 2.
    • Extended hunt periods usually run from noon of day 1 until noon of day 4 or 5.

  2. US Forest Service Antlerless Deer Permits
    • These hunt categories have no permit fees.
    • Antlerless Deer Permits will be mailed to successful applicants.
    • Participation in these hunts requires each adult hunter and supervising adult to possess a valid Texas hunting license and Annual Permit Hunting Permit (APH) at the time of the hunt. APH Permits can be bought at any hunting/fishing license vendor.

  3. E-Postcard Selection Hunts
    • These hunt categories have no permit fees.
    • Participation in these hunts requires each adult hunter and supervising adult to possess a valid Texas hunting license and Annual Permit Hunting Permit (APH) at the time of the hunt. APH Permits can be bought at any hunting/fishing license vendor.