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This information was taken from the Texas Parks and Wildlife document PWD-1047.

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 2, 2019 through January 5, 2020.

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

  • Antlerless Deer
    • September 29, 2019 through February 29, 2020. May be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.
  • Buck Deer
    • September 28, 2019 through November 1, 2019. 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 2, 2019 through February 29, 2020. Any buck deer may be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.

Conservation Option – Season Dates:

  • White-tailed Deer
    • September 29, 2019 through February 29, 2020. Antlerless and buck deer may be taken by any lawful means, including modern firearms.
  • Mule Deer
    • September 28, 2019 through November 1, 2019. Antlerless and buck deer may be taken only by lawful archery equipment.
    • To take a mule deer using modern firearms, see Texas Parks & Wildlife 2019-2020 Hunting Season chart, which limits this hunting to specific regions outside the Cross-Timbers area.