PUBLIC Waterfowl and Migratory Bird Hunting Opportunities and Areas in Texas
For a more complete list of public hunting areas see the Public Hunting sticky post in the Public Hunting Forum.

"Don't ask where the ducks are, here is how you find them.."
Finding hidden duck holes
Find your next waterfowl honey hole
Overlooked Waterfowling Honey Holes

(TPWD Programs and Areas)
Public Hunting in Texas & Access to TPWD Lands
Annual Public Hunting Permit - formerly called a Type II permit
Map Booklet for APH Public Hunting Lands
Wildlife Management Areas of Texas
Find a Texas WMA Search Page
Big Time Texas Hunts Waterfowl Adventure

(Texas Youth, Disabled, and Veteran Hunting Opportunities )
Texas Wildlife Association Youth Hunts

(Various public Lake, Bay, and River Authority links)
TPWD "Texas Lake Finder" site - Contact information for each lake
Texas River Authority Website Links - Texas Parks & Wildlife
Angelina-Neches River Authority - Neches Basin Lakes & Rivers
Brazos River Authority reservoirs
Tarrant Regional Water Control District - TRWD Lakes & Rivers
Beach and Bay Access Guide - General Land Office

(US Army Corps of Engineers)
Ft Worth District Lakes Army Corps of Engineers Hunting Guide
Tulsa District Army Corps of Engineers TX,OK,KS Lakes
Corps Lakes Gateway

(National Park Service & Recreation Areas)
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Lake Amistad National Recreation Area
Big Thicket National Preserve

(Military Bases & MWR)
Fort Hood - Waco
Fort Bliss - El Paso
International Boundary and Water Commission - El Paso
Camp Bullis - San Antonio

(U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Texas National Wildlife Refuges)
National Refuge Locator Map
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Hagerman Wildlife Refuge
Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge
San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge
Neches River National Wildlife Refuge
Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Trinity River Wildlife Refuge

(U.S. Forest Service/National Forests)
National Forests & Grasslands Hunting
National Forests & Grasslands Hunting Guide
National Forests & Grasslands Maps
Angelina National Forest
Davy Crockett National Forest
Sabine National Forest
Sam Houston National Forest
Rita Blanca National Grasslands
Caddo National Grasslands
LBJ National Grasslands

(Other managed public hunting, non profit, city, school, etc.)
Lake Alan Henry - Lubbock
Teacup Mountain Wildlife and Recreation Area - Crowell

(Links related to public hunting on Texas Rivers)
Texas River Guide
If a River Runs Through It, What Law Applies
Articles on Navigation Law
Stream Navigation Law - Criminal Trespass
Texas Water: Know Your Rights
Texas The State of the Water
An Analysis of Texas Waterways
Driven to Act: Senate Bill 155 Lightens Traffic on Texas Riverbeds

(Published articles online related to Texas Public Hunting Lands)
Hunting ~ Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine
Secret Spots for Public Hunts ~ Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine
Why Texas has no or at least very little public land ~ Sequin Gazette
Houston Chronicle Outdoors
Public Waterfowl Hunting ~ America Outdoors
Southeast Public Ducks ~ GameandFish magazine

(Legal and Game Warden contacts)
Find a Game Warden by County
Regional Offices & Phone numbers

(Border States Public Hunting Links)
Oklahoma Public Hunting
Oklahoma Corps of Engineers Lakes
Oklahoma National Wildlife Refuges
Louisiana Public Hunting
New Mexico Public Hunting
Kansas Public Hunting
Colorado Public Hunting

Last edited by Sniper John; 08/18/21 01:00 AM.