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TPWD sets hearing in Ennis on changes to deer hunting regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is considering creating additional deer hunting opportunities in East Texas

through additional “doe days” in 23 counties and expanding white-tailed deer hunting into 14 counties across the

western Panhandle. The recommendations are among a slate of proposed deer hunting regulation changes for 2016-


TPWD will be taking public comment on the following proposed changes to the 2016-17 Statewide Hunting

Proclamation, with input to be considered prior to any action by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its

March 24 public hearing:

 Staff are proposing to expand the number of doe days from zero to four days when antlerless deer may be taken

without a permit in Bell (east of I-35), Burleson, Ellis, Falls, Freestone, Kaufman, Limestone, Milam, Navarro, and

Williamson (East of I-35) counties;

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