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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 65WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER ASTATEWIDE HUNTING PROCLAMATION
DIVISION 2OPEN SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS
RULE §65.46Squirrel: Open Seasons, Bag, and Possession Limits

(a) In Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Chambers, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Freestone, Galveston, Gregg, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Jasper, Jefferson, Lamar, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Marion, Montgomery, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt, Walker, and Wood Counties, there is a general open season for squirrel.

  (1) Open season: May 1-May 31 and October 1 through the last Sunday in February.

  (2) Daily bag limit: 10 squirrels.

  (3) Possession limit: 20 squirrels.

(b) In Andrews, Bailey, Borden, Brewster, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Cochran, Crane, Culberson, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Ector, El Paso, Floyd, Gaines, Glasscock, Hale, Hansford, Hartley, Hockley, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Jeff Davis, Lamb, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Moore, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Upton, Ward, Winkler, and Yoakum counties, there is no open season on squirrel.

(c) In all other counties, there is an open season from September 1 through August 31, during which there is no bag limit.

(d) In the counties listed in subsection (a) of this section, there shall be a special youth-only general hunting season during which only licensed hunters 16 years of age or younger may hunt.

  (1) open season: the Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding October 1.

  (2) bag and possession limits: as specified in subsection (a) of this section.


Source Note: The provisions of this §65.46 adopted to be effective July 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 6308; amended to be effective August 20, 1998, 23 TexReg 8450; amended to be effective June 29, 1999, 24 TexReg 4826; amended to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5417

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