Help add to the listing for new hunters or hunters new to Texas. Please PM your information to jeh7mmmag or Sniper John so we can add to thread and keep it organized and cleaned up. Please give the approximate geographic location of area.
Thanks

(TPWLD Programs and areas)
Annual Public Hunting Permit Information and Maps, formerly called a Type II permit
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public/lands/
2013-2014 Map Booklet for APH Public Hunting Lands
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public.pdf
2013-2014 Computer Drawn Hunts
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public/
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public/public_hunt_drawings
Big Time Texas Hunts
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public/btth/
Wildlife Management Areas of Texas
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/wma/
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/wma/find_a_wma/

(Texas Youth Hunting Program [TPWLD and TWA])
http://www.texas-wildlife.org/program-areas/texas-youth-hunting-program

(Various public lake, bay, and River Authority links)
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/water/habitats/rivers/authorities.phtml
Tarrant Regional Water Control District
http://www.trwd.com/
Angelina-Neches River Authority
http://www.anra.org/recreation/lakes_and_rivers.html
TPWD "Texas Lake Finder" site Contact information for each lake.
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/
General Land Office Beach and Bay Access Guide
http://www.glo.texas.gov/_publications/TexasBeachBayAccessGuide.pdf

(US Army Corps of Engineers)
2013-2014 Ft Worth District Lakes Army Corps of Engineers Hunting Guide
http://media.swf.usace.army.mil/pubdata/ops/recnres/Hunt_Guide13-14.pdf
Tulsa District Army Corps of Engineers Hunting
http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/recreat/Hunting
Corps Lakes Gateway
http://corpslakes.usace.army.mil/visitors/states.cfm?state=TX

(National Park Service & Recreation Areas)
http://www.nps.gov/archive/bith/TXNP.htm
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
http://www.nps.gov/lamr/planyourvisit/hunting.htm
Lake Amistad National Recreation Area
http://www.nps.gov/amis/planyourvisit/hunting.htm
http://www.amistadbowhunter.com/
Big Thicket National Preserve
http://www.nps.gov/bith/hunting-in-big-thicket-national-preserve.htm
http://www.nps.gov/bith/parknews/hunting-and-trapping-maps.htm

(Military Bases & MWR)
Waco Fort Hood
http://www.forthoodhunting.com/
http://forthoodhunting.com/Hunt_Guide_2013-2014.pdf
El Paso Fort Bliss
https://www.bliss.army.mil/DPW/Environmental/Hunting
San Antonio Bullis
http://www.fortsammwr.com/recreation/camp-bullis.html

(U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Wildlife Refuges in Texas)
National Wildlife Refuges by State - Texas
National Refuges In Texas with listing of game available
Friends of South Texas National Wildlife Refuges website
Friends of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge website - Hunting

Texas National Wildlife Refuges - direct links for hunting information
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge
Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge
McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge
San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge
Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge

(U.S. Forest Service/National Forests)
http://www.swf.usace.army.mil/pubdata/ops/recnres/HUNTGUIDE13-14.pdf
http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/texas/
http://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/texas/recreation/hunting
Maps including Hunter Camp Maps
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/maps-pubs/?cid=FSWDEV3_008434

National Forests and Grasslands Hunting
Angelina-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008439
Caddo-LBJ-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008440
Davy Crockett-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008441
Rita Blanca-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/cibola/home/?cid=fsbdev3_065702
Sabine-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008442
Sam Houston-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008443
Hunting in the NFGT-- http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5426745.pdf

(Federal - General Hunting & Related Links)
http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/texas/recreation/hunting
http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/ByState.cfm?state=TX
http://www.nps.gov/lamr/planyourvisit/hunting.htm
http://www.recreation.gov/

(Other managed public hunting, non profit, city, school, etc.)
Lake Alan Henry
http://www.lakealanhenry.org/rec/hunting.aspx
Teacup Mountain Wildlife and Recreation Area
http://www.teacupmountain.com/
Kingville, Tx Escondido Ranch
http://www.navyescondidoranch.com
Angelo State University
http://www.angelo.edu/dept/agriculture/wildlife_hunts.php
San Angelo Twin Buttes
http://www.cosatx.us/departments-services/lake-operations
Bureau of Land Management Crossbar Ranch
http://amarillo.com/stories/2004/07/08/new_crossbar.shtml
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2004-07-01/pdf/04-14881.pdf

Twin Buttes
http://www.cosatx.us/departments-services/lake-operations
http://www.cosatx.us/departments-services/parks-recreation/information-handouts-forms
http://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/twin_buttes/index.phtml


Annual Challenged Outdoorsmen Deer Hunts
http://challengedoutdoorsmen.org/
http://challengedoutdoorsmen.com/calander.htm

(Links related to public hunting on Texas Rivers)
Texas River Guide
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/water/habitats/rivers/
If a River Runs Through It, What Law Applies
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/nonpwdpubs/water_issues/rivers/navigation/kennedy/
Articles on Navigation Law
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/nonpwdpubs/water_issues/rivers/navigation/
Sec. 62.0061. HUNTING ON OR OVER CERTAIN SUBMERGED LAND
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PW/htm/PW.62.htm#62.0061
Sec. 62.0121. DISCHARGE OF FIREARM ACROSS PROPERTY LINE
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PW/htm/PW.62.htm#62.0121
Stream Navigation Law - Criminal Trespass
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/water_issues/trespass.phtml
TEXAS WATER: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
http://www.brazos.org/generalPdf/B3Z48_Texas_Water_Rights_Primer.pdf
TEXAS THE STATE OF WATER
http://www.texasthestateofwater.org/screening/html/library.htm
An Analysis of Texas Waterways
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/pwdpubs/pwd_rp_t3200_1047/index.phtml
Driven to Act: Senate Bill 155 Lightens Traffic on Texas Riverbeds
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/nonpwdpubs/water_issues/rivers/navigation/sweeney/
Overview of Laws Regarding the Navigation of Texas Streams
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications...ell/index.phtml
River Rights
http://twri.tamu.edu/newsletters/texaswaterresources/twr-v6n6.pdf


(Published articles online related to Texas Public Hunting Lands)
Secret Spots for Public Hunts ~ Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine
http://www.tpwmagazine.com/archive/2002/oct/ed_4/
Why Texas has no or at least very little public land ~ Sequin Gazette
http://seguingazette.com/opinion/community_columnists/article
Houston Chronicle Outdoors
http://www.chron.com/sports/outdoors/
Public Waterfowl Hunting ~ America Outdoors
http://www.americaoutdoors.com/shooting/features/tfg/going_public_1.html
Southeast Public Ducks ~ GameandFish magazine
http://www.gameandfishmag.com/2010/05/04/hunting
Looking for a Place to Hunt, Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine
http://www.tpwmagazine.com/archive/2011/sep/ed_1_publichunting/index.phtml


(Legal and Game Warden contacts)
Find a Game Warden by County
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/warden/find_warden/
Regional Offices & Phone numbers
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/warden/connect/offices

(Border States Public Hunting Links)
Oklahoma Public Hunting
http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/hunting/whereto.htm
http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/HuntingInformation.aspx
http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/ByState.cfm?state=OK
Louisiana Public Hunting
http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma
New Mexico Public Hunting
http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/
Kansas Public Hunting
http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/Hunting/Where-to-Hunt-in-Kansas
Colorado Public Hunting
http://wildlife.state.co.us/Hunting/Pages/Hunting.aspx


welcome


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