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Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge hosts archery and firearm hunts for
white-tailed deer,feral hog, and nilgai antelope which typically fall between November through January.

To participate, hunters must have:

-Permit issued by Laguna Atascosa NWR. Cost per permit is $75.
-Valid hunting license
- Proof of hunter's education certification
-Identification on them while in the field

Hunt applications are only accepted during the month of August for the Laguna Atascosa NWR.

2013/2014 Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Hunt Season dates:

ARCHERY HUNT #1: November 16-23, 2013
There will be 400 permits sold for this hunt

ARCHERY HUNT #2: January 4-11, 2014
This hunt is now a 8-day hunt and 400 permits will be sold

All archery hunt permits are still on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be sold Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 4, only during the month of August 2013.

Firearm hunt applications are due only during August, 2013. The firearm permits are issued on a random drawing and selected hunters are notified in September, 2013 through mail/email.

FIREARM HUNT #1: November 30- December 2, 2013

FIREARM HUNT #2: December 6-8, 2013

FIREARM HUNT #3: December 13-15, 2013

FIREARM HUNT #4: December 20-22, 2013

FIREARM HUNT #5: December 27-29, 2013

Click below for general hunt information, regulations, maps, or applications.

2013/2014 General Information on the Laguna Atascosa NWR Hunt Program


2013/2014 Archery Hunt Regulations

2013 Archery #1 Hunt Application: Due August, 2013

2014 Archery #2 Hunt Application: Due August, 2013

Archery Hunt Map



2013 Firearm Hunt Regulations

2013 Firearm Hunt Application: Due August, 2013

Firearm Hunt Map

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For all hunt questions or concerns, please call 956-748-3607




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