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#6346243 - 06/24/16 11:42 AM New to public land
Nickbyrd Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/21/16
Posts: 7
Loc: Alvarado tx
I know absolutely zero about hunting on public land and have an itch that's needs to be scratched ...
So I have a couple of questions .
Is it free
Does it require special tags or formal paperwork
Do I have to contact someone to notify them I'm hunting on this land
I live in Johnson county where is the closest section of public land
Are these lands open year round

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#6346254 - 06/24/16 11:56 AM Re: New to public land [Re: Nickbyrd]
Nickbyrd Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/21/16
Posts: 7
Loc: Alvarado tx
And just looked on twpd website what's the deal with only shotguns and bows for hog are there any rifle permitted ones

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#6346588 - 06/24/16 05:28 PM Re: New to public land [Re: Nickbyrd]
Bigfoot Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 891
Loc: Galveston Bay
Just look down a few threads and all the info is there. Even says it in the titles.
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#6347466 - 06/25/16 04:03 PM Re: New to public land [Re: Nickbyrd]
Harrier Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/31/11
Posts: 367
Loc: San Antonio
Originally Posted By: Nickbyrd
I know absolutely zero about hunting on public land and have an itch that's needs to be scratched ...
So I have a couple of questions .
Is it free -- No.
Does it require special tags or formal paperwork -- Yes. You need the $48 annual public hunting permit in addition to a TX hunting license. You can get the APH anywhere you get license, or online.
Do I have to contact someone to notify them I'm hunting on this land -- Not contact, but some of the sites require filling out a short registration form.
I live in Johnson county where is the closest section of public land -- When you buy an APH, the state will send you a book with all the sites in it. You can also find maps online.
Are these lands open year round -- No. Each site has different rules for what you can hunt there, and when. Check each listing carefully.

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