U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Fort Worth District
819 Taylor Street
P.O. Box 17300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
3801 Zoo Park Drive
Waco, TX 76708
Phone: (254) 756-5359
Fax: (254) 756-3433
ATTENTION WACO LAKE HUNTERS!!!
2015 Hunting Information
All hunters are required to abide by the hunting seasons as defined by the 2015-2016 TPWD Outdoor Annual.
For information regarding 2015 hunting on Army Corps property, view the Hunting Guide.
Waco Lake north hunting map.
Waco Lake south hunting map.
For Hunting Inquiries at Waco Lake for the 2015-2016 Season please call the Waco Lake office at 254-756-5359
2015 Deer Drawing Application
Legal Game: Dove, squirrel, rabbits, feral hogs, waterfowl, and deer.
Season: As published in the Texas Outdoor Annual for this county. Small game may be hunted anytime except during any open deer season.
Muzzleloaders, Rifles, and Pistols: No
Deer Gun Season
Waco Lake will be accepting applications only on the day of the Deer Drawing August 15, 2015. Waco Lake headquarters will be able to hand out forms to fill out prior to the Deer Drawing. Waco Lake office will not accept applications earlier than the due date. A valid permit contains between 1 to 4 hunters all possessing a valid hunter education certificate or proof of exemption (born before September 2, 1971), signed Waivers of Liability, and one hunter for that group must be present at the drawing by 2:30 to accept a permit. The drawing will be at Airport Beach Pavilion at 3:00pm.
Drawn applicants will select hunt dates and locations in the order they are drawn. Hunters cannot deviate or hunt other areas once they have signed up for a particular WMA.
On Monday, August 17, 2015, at 9:30 am, individuals can call the office and check for leftover permit dates. Individuals who were not present at the time of the drawing may have a chance to call and receive a leftover date, depending on leftover permits. This process will be first come first serve for the leftover dates. No substitutions may be made for the persons listed on the applications or on the hunt permits. This means no adding or subtracting listed hunters after the permit has been issued on the date drawn.
Shotgun and slugs, or legal archery equipment is the only type of weapon that will be permissible for this season. Hunters may carry in bait with them. No feeders or other type of baiting equipment is allowed. Any bait should be spread by hand.
Pre- scouting prior to your hunt is not advisable, unless the scouting was done before the deer general season.
All deer gun permit holders, are required to submit their hunting surveys into the Waco Lake office within one month after the close of deer season. Anyone failing to fill out and return this animal harvest tag will be removed from all drawings for the next 12 months.
HUNTERS MUST CARRY REQUIRED PERMIT WITH THEM WHEN HUNTING USACE PROPERTY
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This site last updated on
July 20, 2015