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Hunting at Lewisville Lake



General Hunting

Applications for the General Hunting Permit for the 2024-2025 season will be available at 12am on August 15th for email submission. 600 permits will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

The 2024-2025 SWF District Hunting Guide states for Lewisville Lake that "Each permitted hunter is allowed to bring one guest 18 years old or older. Hunters 17 years of age and younger are not required to obtain a permit but must be with a permitted adult. All hunters hunting independently must have a permit, as well as a hunter's education verification."

If you have any questions please email, ceswf-hunt-lewisville , or call the Lewisville Lake office at 469-645-9100.

Archery White-tailed Deer Hunt:

Applications for the Hickory Creek Archery Hunt Lottery will be available from July 1st - July 31st, 2024. Dates of the hunt are TBD at the moment.

To download the 2024 Hickory Creek Archery Hunt Application, click HERE

NOTICE: The Hunting Mobile Map has been changed.

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

To access the Lewisville Lake Mobile Hunting Map on your computer, click HERE

A Print Version of the hunting map may be found HERE

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.

Hunting Zones:It is the hunter’s responsibility to observe property lines and be aware of the boundaries of the hunting area he or she uses. Hunting or shooting whitin 600 feet of homes, developed parks, roads, fishing piers or platforms, farm and ranch yards, outlet structures, emergency spillways, or other areas is prohibited.

Please note the changes to the City of Denton Hunting Map

click here.

The area north of Highway 380 has been leased to the City of Denton and any hunting in that area will be administered by that city. Hunting information for that area can be obtained by calling (940) 349-8230, or by visiting their website, City of Denton Hunting Permits .

Hunting Licenses, Permits, and Fees

2024-2025 Fort Worth District Hunting Guide

Legal Game: Dove, quail, squirrel, rabbits, snipe, rails, coyote, feral hogs, waterfowl and turkey.

Bag Limits: Bag limits are the same as those listed in the 2024-2025 Texas Outdoor Annual for Denton County.

Open Seasons: Hunting for legal game (listed above) allowed as published in the Texas Outdoor Annual for Denton County. The hunting areas will open September 1, 2024 and close August 31, 2025.

Legal Hunting Weapons and Methods: Archery only for feral hogs, and coyote; all other legal game may be taken with a shotgun using shot size no larger then #2. Crossbows WILL be allowed to hunt Feral Hogs and coyote. It is ILLEGAL to hunt with or carry muzzleloaders, rifles and/or pistols while on USACE property.

Hunter Responsibility: All hunters must obey hunting regulations issued by County, State, and Federal Governments and abide by the Fort Worth District hunting policy. All persons hunting on Corps of Engineers lands or waters will be held liable for any conduct or action which endangers the safety of other project visitors or adjacent landowners and for damage to property on project lands and adjoining private property.  The operation of a motorized vehicle off a designated roadway is prohibited on US Army Corps of Engineer property. 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 turkey, waterfowl, or migratory birds. Non-bark penetrating tree stands, as well as temporary free-standing blinds such as towers, platforms, tent-style, and natural blinds are allowed. However, each blind, regardless of use, must be completley removed from the land or water upon completion of each hunting days. Public law 111-024 does not apply to Corps projects or facilities, therefore it is illegal to carry a firearm unless in the act of hunting as permitted by the dictrict commander or with written permission from the district commander.

Hunting or Lewisville Lake questions: Please call (469) 645-9100

Outdoor Annual for State of Texas hunting information, including regulations, limits, seasons, and other useful information.

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