Hunting at Grapevine Lake

GENERAL REGULATIONS

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Grapevine Lake Hunting Information

For the Grapevine Lake Mobile Hunting Map, scan the QR code below with your smart phone.

To access the Grapevine Lake Mobile Hunting Map on your web browser on your computer, click HERE

For a printable version of the Grapevine Lake Hunting map, click HERE

For a 2020-2021 Deer Season Survey Results, click HERE

2021-2022 hunting season information is as follows::

White-tailed Deer Hunting Archery Only: 250 Permits will be issued in a lottery system. Quota permits for deer will be issued based on current best management practices for White-tailed Deer populations, and harvest guidelines. Applications may be submitted via email, mailed, or dropped off in person to the office located at 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051 between 1 July - 31 July 2021. Permit winners will be notified and mailed their permits as well as any others on their application. There will be no redraw. Those who get drawn for the archery deer hunt are allowed to harvest feral hogs with this permit. Each deer hunter must submit the hunter survey by the 28th of February 2022 to be eligible for the next season. Each application must be filled out completely and the waiver of liability must be signed by each person on the application or the whole permit gets voided for the lottery. SEASON DATES: 2 Oct. 2021 - 2 Jan. 2022, plus special late season 3 Jan. 2022 -16 Jan. 2022 (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for restrictions and bag limits). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

LINK FOR APPLICATION COMING SOON!

Youth White-tailed Archery Deer Hunting: Youth 16 years or younger may archery hunt White-tailed Deer without a permit. We want to promote youth in the outdoors, a waiver of liability must still be filled out prior to hunting. Applicants that are 16 years old must have proof of hunter’s education or be accompanied. Applicants that are 15 years old or younger must be accompanied. SEASON DATES: 2 Oct. 2020 - 2 Jan. 2021, plus special late season 3 Jan. 2021 -16 Jan. 2021 (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for restrictions). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

LINK FOR WAIVER COMING SOON!

Waterfowl Hunting: 500 permits are issued first come-first serve basis. Permits will be issued to applicants with a properly filled out Grapevine Waterfowl Hunting Application. Applications will be accepted and issued staring Monday 2 August 2021 until they are all issued. The application must be submitted on-line. Shooting hours end at noon each day of the season. (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for season dates per species). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

LINK FOR APPLICATION COMING SOON!

General Hunting: 800 General hunting permits will be issued on a first come-first served for all legal game identified by TPWD for Denton County (excluding white-tail deer and waterfowl). Applications will be accepted and issued starting Monday 16 August 2020 until they are all issued. The application must be submitted on-line. (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for species and season dates). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

LINK FOR APPLICATION COMING SOON!

There are still general permits available for the 2020-2021 Season - download the permit HERE – fill it completely and email it HERE.

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. This includes Trophy Club Park and its shoreline!
  • Shooting for fun, practice or at targets is prohibited.
  • Night hunting is not allowed.
  • 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 or turkey or feral hog or 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. Again, no baiting of any kind !!!
  • Waterfowl decoys are allowed!

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.