Skip to main content



Snipe Seasons & Limits

Snipe season dates

RegularStatewideNov. 4, 2023 - Feb. 18, 2024

Bag Limits

Wilson's Snipe (Common snipe or Jacksnipe)

Daily Bag Limit: 8 birds

Possession Limit: 24 birds

Hunting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

License Requirements

Hunting License

All migratory game bird hunters must have a valid hunting license.

Texas Migratory Game Bird Stamp Endorsement

A Migratory Game Bird Endorsement is required to hunt any migratory game bird (waterfowl, coot, rail, gallinule, snipe, dove, sandhill crane, and woodcock). A valid Federal Duck Stamp and HIP Certification are also required of waterfowl hunters 16 years of age or older.

Harvest Information Program

When you purchase a hunting license, indicate to the license clerk that you intend to hunt migratory game birds and need to be HIP certified by answering a few simple questions.