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Hunting at Lake Proctor

Public Hunting Program
Fort Worth District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Proctor Lake
2013-2014

2013-2014 hunting season permits will be issued for two wildlife management areas (WMA’s) —the Sabanna River WMA and the Upper Leon River WMA. General recreation use will not be allowed during times designated for hunting. Waterfowl hunting on the lake will be available without an issued permit.

Visitors must obtain a permit from the Proctor Lake Office to access the wildlife areas. While visiting the wildlife areas, visitors must park in the designated parking area and display a valid permit on the vehicle dash board. Reference the Proctor Lake hunting map for the location of parking areas.
Vehicles not displaying a valid permit or parked outside of the designated parking area may be subject to a citation and/or fine. It is important for visitors to comply with all rules governing the use of the wildlife areas in order to prevent conflicting usage, provide beneficial use for all visitors, and to not interfere with adjacent landowners.

There will not be any costs for the permits. The following types of permits will be issued.

Duck Hunting
Dove/Early Teal Hunting
Feral Hog Hunting
Small Game Hunting
General Use

The waterfowl hunting permit will be issued to individuals who have completed the Proctor Lake hunting permit application and desire to hunt ducks in the Sabanna River WMA and the Upper Leon River WMA. The duck hunting permit will allow hunters to park in the designated parking lot at the entrance of the Sabanna River WMA or the Upper Leon WMA; according to the specific dates and rules that apply to the permit. Duck hunting will be allowed in both wildlife areas in accordance with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department season dates; for the early season only or no later than December 31, 2013.

The dove/early teal hunting permit will be issued to individuals who have completed the Proctor Lake hunting permit application and desire to hunt doves in the Sabanna River Area and the Upper Leon River Area. The dove/early teal hunting permit will allow hunters to park in the designated parking lot at the entrance of the Sabanna River Area or the Upper Leon Area; according to the specific dates and rules that apply to the permit. Dove and early season Teal hunting will be allowed in both wildlife areas according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department season dates; but no later than December 31, 2013.

The feral hog hunting permit will be issued to individuals who have completed the Proctor Lake hunting permit application and desire to hunt feral hogs in the Sabanna River Area and the Upper Leon River Area. The feral hog hunting permit will allow hunters to park in the designated parking lot at the entrance of the Sabanna River Area or the Upper Leon Area; according to the specific dates and rules that apply to the permit. Feral hog hunting will be allowed in both wildlife areas for specific blocks of dates from January 6, 2013 until March 31, 2014.

The small game hunting permit will be issued to individuals who have completed the Proctor Lake hunting permit application and desire to hunt small game in the Sabanna River Area and the Upper Leon River Area. The small game hunting permit will allow hunters to park in the designated parking lot at the entrance of the Sabanna River Area or the Upper Leon Area; according to the specific dates and rules that apply to the permit. Small game hunting will be allowed in both wildlife areas according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department season dates.
A general use permit will be issued to individuals desiring to use the wildlife areas for other than hunting purposes. This includes activities such as fishing, going for a nature walk, and bird watching.

Specific policy concerning the Proctor Lake hunting program, and applying for permits is available at the Proctor Lake Office, 254-879-2424. Additionally, a Proctor Lake hunting policy letter will be posted to the website at: http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/proctor/.

All hunters are required to have a valid Texas hunting license and a Hunter Education training course certification as required by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. All hunters are required to wear hunter orange.

 

2013-2014 Proctor Lake Hunting Map

Fort Worth District Hunting Guide

2013-2014 Proctor Lake Hunting Policy

2013-2014 Proctor Hunting Application

 

All maps are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat reader, you may download it here.

This site last updated on July 23, 2014