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This information was taken from the Texas Parks and Wildlife document PWD-1047, which can be downloaded here.

For more information about Deer Permits, in general, click here.

The following season dates relate to MLD tag holders. Unless you have an MLD tag, the regular White-tailed Deer rifle season is from November 3, 2018 through January 6, 2019.

Harvest Option – White-tailed Deer Only – Season Dates:

  • Antlerless Deer
    • September 29, 2018 through February 28, 2019. May be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.
  • Buck Deer
    • September 29, 2018 through November 2, 2018. Bucks with at least one unbranched antler may be taken with any lawful means, including modern firearms. Any other buck may be taken only with lawful archery equipment.
    • November 3, 2018 through February 28, 2019. Any buck deer may be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.

Conservation Option – Season Dates:

  • White-tailed Deer
    • September 29, 2018 through February 28, 2019. Antlerless and buck deer may be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.
  • Mule Deer
    • September 29, 2018 through November 2, 2018. Antlerless and buck deer may be taken only by lawful archery equipment.
    • November 3, 2018 through January 27, 2019. Antlerless and buck deer may be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.