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Recreational Hunting and Fishing Licenses in Texas

Texas offers a wide range of recreational hunting and fishing licenses and permits catering to different activities, age groups, and resident statuses. Here's a comprehensive overview:

Hunting Licenses

  1. Resident Hunting: $25.00 - Available online.
  2. Senior Resident Hunting: $7.00 - Available online for senior residents.
  3. General Non-Resident Hunting: $315.00 - Available online for non-residents.
  4. Resident Trapper's: $19.00 - Not available online.
  5. Non-Resident Special Hunting: $132.00 - Available online.
  6. Super Combo Package: $68.00 - Available online for residents, including various hunting and fishing privileges.
  7. Non-Resident Trapper: $315.00 - Not available online.
  8. Resident Senior Super Combo Package: $32.00 - Available online.
  9. Non-Resident Spring Turkey Hunting: $126.00 - Available online.
  10. Non-Resident Banded Bird Hunting: $27.00 - Available online.

Additional Permits and Endorsements

  • Hunting Lease (Small, Medium, Large): Ranging from $79.00 to $252.00 - Available online.
  • Archery Hunting Endorsement: $7.00 - Available online.
  • HIP Certification: Free - Available online.
  • Federal Duck Stamp: $28.50 - Available online.
  • Alligator Import Permit: $105.00 - Not available online.
  • Youth Hunting License: $7.00 - Available online for young hunters.
  • Public Hunting Permits: Various types, prices, and availability.
  • Migratory Game Bird Endorsement: $7.00 - Available online.
  • Upland Game Bird Endorsement: $7.00 - Available online.

Fishing Licenses

  1. Resident Freshwater Fishing Package: $30.00 - Available online.
  2. Resident Saltwater Fishing Package: $35.00 - Available online.
  3. Resident All Water Fishing Package: $40.00 - Available online.
  4. Senior Resident Freshwater Fishing Package: $12.00 - Available online.
  5. Senior Resident Saltwater Fishing Package: $17.00 - Available online.
  6. Senior Resident All Water Fishing Package: $22.00 - Available online.
  7. Non-Resident Freshwater Fishing Package: $58.00 - Available online.
  8. Non-Resident Saltwater Fishing Package: $63.00 - Available online.
  9. Non-Resident All Water Fishing Package: $68.00 - Available online.
  10. Lake Texoma Fishing: $12.00 - Available online for both residents and non-residents.

Special Permits and Drawings

  • Big Time Texas Hunts: Available online for $9 per entry.
  • Lifetime Licenses: Various lifetime licenses available by application.
  • Disabled Veteran Super Combo: Free for eligible veterans, not available online.
  • Texas Resident Active Duty Military Packages: Free for eligible active duty military members, not available online.

Other Permits and Tags

  • Federal Sandhill Crane Permit: Free, available online with a $5 administrative fee.
  • Bonus Red Drum Tag: $3.00 - Available online.
  • One-Day Red Drum Tag: Available online.

Notes

  • Lifetime License Tags: Free for lifetime license holders, available online.
  • Boater Education Deferral: $10.00 - Available online.
  • Non-game Collection Permits: Available for residents and non-residents, with online availability for residents.

This comprehensive list provides options for various hunting and fishing activities in Texas, catering to different needs and preferences. Always check the latest regulations and availability online or at local offices.

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