Hunting at Grapevine Lake

GENERAL REGULATIONS

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Grapevine Lake Hunting Information

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

NOTICE: THE HUNTING MOBILE MAP HAS BEEN CHANGED. To view and interact with the Lake's Hunting Map from your smartphone, please click here and follow the updated instructions. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has depicted this spatial data as a representation of the various geographic information gathered from multiple sources. This data should be viewed only as a representation of the data, and should not be used for any other purpose. No guarantee is made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the accuracy or completeness of the data or their suitability for a particular use.

For a printable version of the hunting map CLICK HERE

2019-2020 Grapevine Lake Hunting permit information is as follows:
Deer Hunting: 250 Permits will be issued in a lottery system. Applications must be submitted in person to the office located at 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051 between 3 June - 31 July 2019. Our office hours are Monday through Friday between 0800am and 400pm. Successful applicants will be posted online by 9 August 2019. Permits will be handed out starting 19 August 2019 and have until 31 October 2019 to pick them up. There will be a 50% redraw on 4 November for those permits not picked up from the 1st draw. The hunting period will be 26 October 2019- 19 January 2020. TPWD special late season rules must be followed during the 6-19 January 2020 period. Each deer season must submit the hunter survey at the end of teh seson whether you pick up your permit or not to be eligible for next season's lottery draw.

Youth Deer Hunting: Hunters 16yrs of age or younger can pick up a permit starting on the 19th of August 2019 in person to the office located at 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051. Our office hours are Monday through Friday between 0800am and 400pm. Applicants that are 16 years old must show proof of hutners education or be accompanied. Applicants that are 15 years old or younger must be accompanied. Accompanied means by a person who is at least 17, who is licensed to hunt in Texas and who has passed hunters education. The youth hunting season will be 28 Septemeber - 1 November 2019.

Waterfowl Hunting: 500 first come-first serve permits will be issued to applicants with a properly filled out Grapevine Waterfowl Hunting Application.  Applications will be accepted and issued from 19 August 2019 until they are all issued.  The application can be submitted in person to 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051, 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding federal holidays until the last of the 500 permits is issued. Shooting hours end at noon each day of the season.

General Hunting: 800 first come first serve permits for all legal game identified by TPWD for Denton County (excluding whitetail deer and waterfowl) will be given.  Applications will be accepted and issued from 19 August 2019 until they are all issued.  The application can be submitted in person to 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051, 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding federal holidays until the last of the 800 permits is issued.


Lake Wide Special Restrictions:

  • White-tailed Deer and feral hog hunting are by archery only (includes crossbows).
  • All other legal game may be taken with a shotgun using shot size not larger than #2.
  • You must be 600 feet from homes, developed parks, roads and farm/ranch yards while hunting
  • Shooting for fun, practice or at targets is prohibited
  • Trapping of any kind is prohibited
  • Sport chasing with dogs is prohibited
  • Non-bark penetrating portable tree stands as well as free standing stands are allowed. However, any blinds/tree stands used must be completely removed from project lands upon completion of each hunting day
  • HUNTERS ORANGE: Hunters must wear 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 hunter’s safety.
  • Possession of manual or electronic varmint calling devices, baits, or lures is prohibited while hunting.

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

ROUND 1 LOTTORY WINNERS (in numerical order): Permits can picked up from 19 Aug 2019- 25 Oct. 2019

1,3,9,13,14,15,16,17,18,20,25,27,31,32,34,38,39,48,50,51,53,57,62,67,68,78,87,91,94,95,96,101,103,106,108,111,112

115,122,124,125,126,128,130,135,136,140,146,148,150,155,162,163,165,173,180,185,187,190,193,198,199,200,202,203

205,206,216,218,219,220,224,227,232,241,243,246,247,248,249,250,252,254,258,264,276,280,286,290,292,295,297,299

300,304,305,306,307,308,311,312,313,314,315,316,318,320,332,333,336,337,339,340,347,352,353,356,357,361,363,364

 

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. 

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