hunts, tpwd, texas parks and wildlifeHunters who haven’t found a deer hunting spot for this fall should consider putting in for one of the drawn deer hunts conducted on TPWD Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and State Parks. Each year some excellent-quality bucks are bagged on our WMAs and lots of hunters go home with an ice chest full of venison from the antlerless and spike buck hunts. The application process is completely online and easy to use. A variety of hunts are available from white-tailed deer, mule deer, exotics, javelina, and many more.

See hunts by category or location, download catalog for planning or sharing, check application status after you apply and purchase permits after you are drawn!


  • Online-only applications.
  • Application deadlines on the 1st and 15th of each month.
  • Email notification will be sent to drawn applicants.
  • Your License ID number is your identifier.
  • Pay with credit card on secure website.
  • Check status of application at any time.
  • Permits purchased online and sent by email.

Find out how to apply and more information by contacting the Texas Parks & Wildlife.