Deadline Approaching for Popular Drawn Hunt Categories
AUSTIN, Septemberr 18, 2016 – Hunters hoping to score big this fall in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts for deer categories have until midnight Tuesday, Sept. 20, to apply.
The Drawn Hunts program offers affordable hunting experiences throughout the state, including several Youth-Only hunt categories. Application fees are $3 or $10 depending on the hunt category. Adult hunters that are selected may also need to pay a Special Permit fee of $80 for regular hunts and $130 for extended hunts. Some categories, such as the Youth-Only hunts, require no application fees or permit fees.
Among the popular drawn hunt categories closing Sept. 20 include: E-Postcard-Youth Deer Antlerless/Spike; Gun Deer — Antlerless/Spike; Gun Deer — Either Sex; Gun Deer – Management; Youth Only Gun Deer — Either Sex; and Youth Only Gun Deer – Management.
Hunters can apply up to 11:59 p.m. Central Time on the application deadline and after the application is submitted, they can check their drawing status online at any time.
All hunt opportunities can be viewed by category or by area using an interactive map. The entire process is handled online — from browsing opportunities, to applications, fee payments and permit issuance. To participate, applicants will need internet access, an email address and a credit or debit card. The Customer ID number from the applicant’s hunting or fishing license is one of the easy ways to access the system.
For more information about Drawn Hunts and to get started in the application process visit http://www.tpwd.texas.gov/drawnhunts . For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-389-4505 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.