July 27, 2015

Public Hunting Opportunities at Laguna Atascosa

White Tailed Deer

Just in from the folks at Laguna Atascosa

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR) will be accepting hunter applications during the month of August for archery and firearm hunts that will take place during the months of November, December and January. Game that may be hunted include whitetailed deer, feral hog, and nilgai antelope. Hunt permits are $80 per person per hunt.

 Three archery hunts are scheduled, each for a five day period. A total of 800 permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Archery permits will be sold at Laguna Atascosa’s Refuge Office between 7:30am and 4pm, Monday through Friday from August 3- 31, 2015 (cash, check or money order accepted). Archery hunt applications with payment (check or money order only) may also be mailed to Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, 22817 Ocelot Road, Los Fresnos, TX 78566. They must be postmarked between August 1-31, 2015 to be accepted.

 Five firearm hunts are scheduled, each for a three day period. There will be a random drawing to select hunters for the 175 available permits in September. Firearm hunt applications must be submitted from August 1 – 31, 2015, and will be accepted by mail (see address above) or in person at the refuge office (M-F, 7:30 – 4) or visitor center (Sat./Sun. 8 – 4). Payment will be due only if a hunter is selected in the random drawing.

Applications for hunts at Laguna Atascosa NWR are available to download online here. The Laguna Atascosa NWR is located 18 miles east of Rio Hondo, TX off FM 106. Call 956-748-3607 ext 111 or visit the refuge’s website for more information.

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Nydia O
A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.-Maya Angelou. La Vida Valle is where I write about "la vida" my life in the Rio Grande Valley. From this bi-cultural corner on the tip of Texas, I share my poems and my spiritual and travel experiences. I also blog about the arts, nature and my passion for historic preservation and architecture. But most importantly, let's talk about "la vida" - living our lives - in a vacation state of mind. Contributions and comments are always welcome .


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