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Animal Law

A guide to resources available online and in the library on the law surrounding pets and service animals, wild animals, wild game, and livestock.

Hunting & Fishing

Texas Law

Below you will find references to areas of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code that govern game animals. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to view the "plain English" resources on this page or speak to an attorney.

Texas Agency Regulations

Below you will find references to Texas rules and regulations in the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) relating to game animals. These rules and regulations are established by various state agencies and have the force of law.

Explained in "Plain English"

Hunting Seasons, Licenses, & Regulations:


Hunting Leases:

E-Books Available from the State Law Library

This e-book contains information on hunting & fishing. E-books can be viewed by those who have signed up for a free library account with the State Law Library. Only Texas residents are eligible to sign up. Signing up is free.

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