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Teal Seasons & Limits

Teal hunting seasons and dates

September Teal Only Season


  • Sept. 9 - 24, 2023

Bag Limits

AnimalDaily Bag LimitDaily Bag AggregatePossession Limit
Early Teal6 birdsMay include:
  • blue-winged
  • green-winged
  • cinnamon teal
Three times daily bag limit

Legal Shooting Hours

From one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

See sunrise and sunset computations.

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.