2018 SEASON DATES

Texas Hunting License Cost | Texas Duck Hunting License Information

All duck and goose hunters booking duck hunting trips with NTX Waterfowl MUST purchase a Texas Hunting License and have a valid migratory bird stamp. All duck hunters MUST also possess your Hunter Education Cards.

Texas duck season dates and goose season dates that are shown on this page are either upcoming or currently open. North Texas Waterfowl is the “PREMIER” North Texas duck hunting guide service for Texas duck hunts. Operating exclusively on thousands of private acreage, located in the heart of North Texas prime waterfowl real estate. All North Texas duck hunting takes place on properties surrounding Hagerman Wildlife Refuge. If you are looking to book a duck hunt in North Texas, look no further than North Texas Waterfowl Guide Service. At NTX Waterfowl we have exclusive access to hunt nothing but private acreage and offer a wide variety of hunting options that other guide services can’t offer in the Grayson and Cooke County area.

Texas Hunter Education Course Options

1. Instructor-Led Courses for hunters UNDER AGE 17 (plus parents and/or others seeking instructor-led courses)
2. Online-Only Course for hunters AGES 17 OR OLDER
3. One-time, one-year Hunter Education Deferral
(cost: $10) – Allows hunters ages 17 or older to defer completion of their mandatory hunter education for up to one year, as long as the person is accompanied by a hunter who has completed hunter education or is exempt (born prior to 9-2-71). Deferrals may only be obtained only once and are valid until the end of the license year purchased. Hunters who have been convicted of or received deferred adjudication for violating the mandatory hunter education requirement may not apply for a deferral. Deferrals can be purchased from any vendor where hunting licenses are sold.

Hunter Education Course Information: Hunter Ed Website

Texas Duck Hunting Regulations

Texas Duck Limit: 6 birds, which may include no more than:
5 mallards (only two may be hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintail
2 canvasback
1 “dusky” duck (including mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids)

Texas Goose Hunting Regulations

Early Canada Geese Limits: 5 birds
Dark Geese Limits: 5 birds/No more than 2 white-fronted geese
Light Geese Limits: 20 birds
Conservation Order Light Geese Limits: 20 birds

Texas Hunting License Cost | Texas Duck Hunting License Information

North Texas Duck Season Dates 2018 - 2019

Texas Duck Season Dates 2019 – 2020 | North Zone

Early Teal Season Dates:

Sep. 14 – 29, 2019

Regular Duck Season:

Nov. 9 – Dec 1, 2019 & Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 26, 2020

Texas Goose Season Dates 2019 – 2020 | East Zone

Early Canada Goose Season Dates:

Sep. 14 – 29, 2019

Light & dark Geese Season:

Nov. 2, 2019 – Jan. 26, 2020

Light Goose Conservation Season:

Jan. 27 – Mar. 15, 2020