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

For a printable version of the hunting map CLICK HERE

2020-2021 Grapevine Lake Hunting permit information is as follows:


Deer Hunting Archery Only: 250 Permits will be issued in a lottery system. DUE TO COVID-19 we have moved the lottery to an online system for this hunting season! Applications must be submitted via email or mailed to the office located at 110 Fairway Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051 between 1 July - 31 July 2020. Permits winners will be mailed their permits as well as the others on their application. There will be no redraw this year. Each deer hunter must submit the hunter survey at the end of the season to be eligiable 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 thrown out. SEASON DATES: 3 Oct. 2020 - 3 Jan. 2021, plus special late season 4 Jan. 2021 -17 Jan. 2021 (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for restrictions and bag limits). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

Winners will be notified the week of 10 Aug. 2020 and permits will be mailed out to the party leaders.

Youth Deer Hunting: Due to COVID-19 and looking out for the safety and well being of hunters and staff, we will not be issuing permits for Youth Archery Deer Hunting this season. Youth 16 years or younger may archery only hunt White-tailed Deer this 2020-2021 hunting season without a permit. We want to promote youth in the outdoors. Applicants that are 16 years old must show proof of hunters 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.SEASON DATES: 3 Oct. 2020 - 3 Jan. 2021, plus special late season 4 Jan. 2021 -17 Jan. 2021 (See TPWD Outdoor Annual for restrictions). Hunters must follow all Federal and State hunting laws and regulations.

Waterfowl Hunting: Due to COVID-19 we are making adjustments to the way we issue permits for the 2020-2021 waterfowl season at Grapevine Lake. Check back on the 10th of August when we will have the offical process ready.

General Hunting: Due to COVID-19 we are making adjustments to the way we issue permits for the 2020-2021 general hunting season at Grapevine Lake.Check back on the 10th of August when we will have the offical process ready.

ITEMS NEEDED TO PICK UP A PERMIT:


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. This includeds Trophy Club Park and Shoreline!
  • 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. 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.