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Old 03-27-2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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I have been out of hunting for several years, And I new to archery. My question is can I Bow Hunt hog's during the summer, and if so doe's anyone know any public land around Alvin, Angelton, Sweeny area's. How do you get he public land permit. TPWD ???

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Old 05-08-2009, 11:33 PM   #2
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I'm curious to find out this as well. I'm in the Katy area......not too far of a drive.
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:44 PM   #3
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I haven't found anything close to us yet. If you find something let me know. Go to tpwd to get your public land permit or anyplace that sells hunting licenses. I got mine at academy.
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:06 PM   #4
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i would say go to the Brazoria Jr. High.... the land is tore up bad by hogs... although the isd might have a lil problem with hunters on there, but ask the school administration.
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:02 PM   #5
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I hunt them when the urge hits me. I have a place in Jackson county.
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:30 AM   #6
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There are some draw hunts through TPWD on Justin Hurst WMA, and Mad Island WMA. Mad Island I know from a gun hunt has tons of hogs! I don't any other places that are open all the time. Hope that helps!
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:32 AM   #7
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I've been on one draw hunt at Brazos Bend. I think I'm the only one who didn't shoot anything! I really would like to find some place where I could hunt them year round. A day lease or year hog lease would be perfect. I went to Matt's Family Orchard once as well. All I saw was a squirrel.
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Old 05-24-2009, 01:31 AM   #8
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I have been out of hunting for several years, And I new to archery. My question is can I Bow Hunt hog's during the summer, and if so doe's anyone know any public land around Alvin, Angelton, Sweeny area's. How do you get he public land permit. TPWD ???

Any Help is appreciated

Alton
As far as i know there isnt any public hunting areas close to the towns you listed. I live in Brazoria Co. and have hunted here all of my life and there's none that i know of. Bout the only way i know of to hunt here is to find a lease, which for this area is HARD to find! There are the occassional 1 or 2 that pop up but ive only found 1 that i really liked. The rest were really shot out or the rancher wanted to try and put 10 guns on 350 acres and charge 1K for the year. You might try looking at the Huntsville NF.

And, you can get a public hunting permit from any place that sells hunting license. Wally World, Academy, Bass Pro etc. Just ask for the Type 2 public hunting permit. I think they are like $48.
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Old 05-31-2009, 12:48 AM   #9
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I tried to find a place and had no luck
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:57 PM   #10
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Nothing that I know of south of Houston/Brazoria cty. You can go north of Houston and find quite a few public places.
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Old 06-12-2009, 08:21 PM   #11
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i hunt in matagorta county by church hill in wharton on peers state my dad is from pledger texas his name is albert horvath or son let me know if you know him or heard of him
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Old 06-12-2009, 09:43 PM   #12
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What about the land between the bay and intercoastal. Like Cow Trap Lake. Not sure of the specifics but there's duck hunters around there. Ya need a boat.
Just a thought.
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Old 08-19-2009, 02:45 PM   #13
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We hunt maddy also from time to time. Be careful of the snakes!!!

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Old 09-02-2009, 04:29 AM   #14
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What about the river banks of the rivers in this area?
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Old 09-02-2009, 12:11 PM   #15
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I live up by lake livingston, and there are numerous public hunting grounds. I picked up my permit from wal-mart the other day and have been scouting around the creek bottoms for some hog sign....everyone I talk to say this place is over-run with them
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:37 PM   #16
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Check out Big Boggy NWR. I used to duck hunt it like a mad man, and have seen hogs on several occasions out there. Boggy is near Wadsworth, that is pretty close to you.
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Old 09-24-2009, 10:12 PM   #17
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We've been looking around here for a year round Hog lease down here and it's hard to find really good spot... I might try for the draw hunts
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Old 10-06-2009, 09:48 AM   #18
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I have buddies that have killed hogs out there at peach point....
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:10 AM   #19
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The Sam Houston National Forest is now going to be open year round for hog hunting. They just started that this year. Not close to where your at, but it is year round and for only $48. I live in Katy and I scout for deer with my bow in Feb. and March and chase the pigs any time I get near them.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:12 AM   #20
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What are the weapon restrictions to hunting year round in that area?
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:48 PM   #21
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Sam Houston National Forest WMA - any legal means & methods except no dogs, traps and no hunting at night. You'll need to check the APH Map booklet for each unit you wish to hunt and find out whether or not feral hogs is a legal species for that unit, if it has a season and what legal means & methods may be used.

Here is the list of all the Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) Feral hog Units:

Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) Units that allow Feral Hog Hunting for 2011-2012 season
Requires the APH, $48 permit in addition to a valid hunting license
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/hunt/public/#aph


Please check each Unit for Legal species, seasons, legal means & methods that may be used. Not all species may be taken on all units. Refer to the Legal Game legends on individual unit maps to determine which species may be taken on each unit. If a species or season is not listed in the Legal Game box, there is no hunting allowed for that species or by that particular means on the unit. Example, if under deer there is only an archery season listed, then there is no gun hunting allowed for deer on that area.

Region 1 - Panhandle:
Matador WMA - Unit #702
Playa Lakes WMA – Taylor Lakes Unit #751
Gene Howe WMA - Unit #755

Region 3 – Central Texas
Abilene State Park – Unit #1001

Region 4 – Dallas/Ft. Worth:
Ray Roberts WMA - Unit #501
Cooper WMA - Unit #731
South Sulfur Unit-Cooper Lake SP - Unit #1155
Caddo National Grasslands WMA - Bois D’ Arc Unit #901N
Caddo National Grasslands WMA - Ladonia Unit #901S
Tawakoni WMA - Unit #708
Pat Mayse WMA - Unit #705

Region 5 - Pineywoods:
Big Lake Bottom WMA - Unit #733
Gus Engeling WMA - Unit #754
White Oak Creek WMA - Unit #727
Trinidad City Lake – Unit #2463
Angelina Neches/Dam B WMA - Unit #707
Caddo Lake WMA - Unit #730
Alazan Bayou WMA (Blount Farm Tract) – Unit #747E
Alazan Bayou WMA (Old River Tract) – Unit #747W
Campbell Timberland Mgmt. Newton County - Unit #122
Sabine River Authority Panola County - Unit #630
Moore Plantation WMA - Unit #902
Campbell Timberland Mgmt. Unit #106
Bannister WMA - Unit #903
North Toledo Bend WMA - Unit #615
Old Sabine Bottom WMA - Unit #732
Alabama Creek WMA - Unit #904

Region 6 – Austin/Waco:
Richland Creek WMA - Unit #703
Somerville WMA - Unit #711
State Hwy 164 – Unit #2048
State Hwy 164 South – Unit #2403
State Hwy 164 West – Unit #2404
Lavender – Unit #2333
Lavender North – Unit #2400
McMilliar Road – Unit #2405
Lavender South – Unit #2401
County Road 609 – Unit #2402
Elm Creek – Unit #2334

Luminant Texas - Robertson County - Unit #607
Granger WMA - Unit #709

Region 7 – Houston/Beaumont:
J. D. Murphree WMA – Big Hill Unit #783N
J. D. Murphree WMA – Salt Bayou Unit # 783S
Blue Elbow Swamp-Tony Housemann SP/WMA - Unit #712
Sam Houston National Forest WMA - Unit #905
Hebert Preserve – Unit #2412
Pattison Road – Unit #2438
Nannie Stringfellow WMA – Unit # 716

Region 8 – San Antonio/Corpus Christi
Guadalupe Delta WMA – (Hynes Bay Unit #724 only)
Burns West – Unit #2393
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:12 PM   #22
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I've been on one draw hunt at Brazos Bend. I think I'm the only one who didn't shoot anything! I really would like to find some place where I could hunt them year round. A day lease or year hog lease would be perfect. I went to Matt's Family Orchard once as well. All I saw was a squirrel.
We (several selected hunters) and others agreed have talked with the Park Manager there to offer a Feral Hog hunt category separate from the Gun Deer Either-Sex Hunt Category and he will not budge on that one even though the hogs are literally tearing that habitat up. I can understand having campers there to view wildlife in early spring through majority of the fall, but getting a couple 2 hunt periods or even just ONE for feral hogs would be beneficial to the park's habitat and increase their funds.
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:15 PM   #23
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I live up by lake livingston, and there are numerous public hunting grounds. I picked up my permit from wal-mart the other day and have been scouting around the creek bottoms for some hog sign....everyone I talk to say this place is over-run with them
You must be close or west of Oakhurst or checking the area South of Coldspring of the Sam Houston National Forest WMA - closest APH land to Livingston TPWD has in the program.
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:18 PM   #24
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What about the river banks of the rivers in this area?
Be careful on this one, many banks or property lines will end in the middle of a river for the most part and hunting from a boat or any watercraft is prohibited. To stay on the safe-side, always get landowner permission to hunt a river bank just so to cover yourself and its always best to have that in writing if a game warden checks you.
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:28 PM   #25
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The only hog hunting down here for me is on a friend's grandpa's land. Good hunting, spot and stalk style
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