Hunting at Grapevine Lake

GENERAL REGULATIONS

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Grapevine Lake Hunting Information

Grapevine Hunting Map App for your smart phone. For download instructions CLICK HERE

For a printable version of the hunting map CLICK HERE

2018-2019 Grapevine Lake Hunting permit information is as follows:
General Hunting: We still have 2018/2019 general hunting permits. These permits are good until 31 August 2019. Legal Game - As published in the 2018/2019 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual under Denton County (except White-tailed Deer and Waterfowl). Season - As published in the 2018/2019 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual for each legal species allowed to hunt in Denton County. Means and Methods - Feral Hog is by archery only. All other legal species may be taken with either archery, falconry or shotgun (no shot size larger than #2).


Lake Wide Special Restrictions:

  • Shooting for fun, practice or at targets is prohibited.
  • Trapping of any kind is prohibited.
  • Sport chasing or hunting (except for waterfowl, migratory or upland game bird hutners using dogs for bird retrieval) with dogs is prohibited.
  • Carrying a handgun, muzzleloader or rifle of any kind on US Army Corps of Engineers property is prohibited under Title 36CFR, regardless of the user’s activity, hunting permit, or License to carry status. Shotguns, bows and crossbows are permitted only with a valid USACE Grapevine Lake hunting permit.
  • Hunting or shooting within 600ft of homes, developed parks, roads, fishing piers/platforms, farm and ranch yards, outlet structure or emergency spillway is prohibited.
  • Possession and use of manual or electronic calling devies, baits or lures is prohibited (except deer hunters using calls or rattling antlers, waterfowl hunters unsing calls or decoys).
  • Non-bark penetrating portable tree stands as well as free standing blinds are allowed. However, any blinds/tree stands used must be completely removed from project lands upon completion of each hunting day.
  • The operation of any vehicles ( includes but are not limited to - motorcycles, ATV's, bicycles, automobiles and UTV's) off authorized roadways is prohibited.

Hunters Orange: Hunters must weat at least 400 square inches of hunters orange material when hunting and are also required to wear some type of orange head wear. Hunters exempt from this requirement are: persons hunting deer/turkey/feral hog/waterfowl and migratory birds. Hunter orange is highly recommended for hutner's safety.

2019-2020 HUNTING INFORMATION: White-tailed Deer lottery applications will be available to fill out from June 3-July 31 2019. All other information will coming out soon!

Questions: Please contact a Park Ranger at 817-865-2600 Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm or by email. 

Click here for State of Texas hunter education information.

Click here for State of Texas hunting information, including regulations, limits, seasons, and other useful information. 

Click here for Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual.

Click here for Fort Worth District Hunting Guide.