2018 - 2019 Hunting Season Dates


22 Counties & special properties: Sep. 10 - 30, 2018
All Other Counties: Apr. 1 - June 30, 2019


Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr & Willacy Counties: Nov. 3, 2018 - Feb. 24, 2019


North Zone

Sep. 1 - Nov. 4, 2018 & Dec. 21, 2018 - Jan. 14, 2019

Central Zone

Sep. 1 - Nov. 4, 2018 & Dec. 21, 2018 - Jan. 14, 2019

2018 COA Summer Camps Are Now Enrolling

The Christian Outdoor Alliance is excited about our Summer Camps programs located in Texas. Our summer camps are for children ages 9-16. During your camp you will get to spend an entire week on a ranch. The daily activities include hunting, fishing, and swimming.  A Texas Hunter Education Instructor comes to the ranch to certify campers who have not had “hunter’s ed” before.  We want you to come out and have a great time in God’s great outdoors.

Hogs Gone Wild

These destructive and ubiquitous critters aren’t the cute pink piggies you see in happy little farms. Feral hog populations have increased by the millions, spreading across the southern states like a plague. Hogs can eat entire fields of crop, including rice, wheat, soybeans, potatoes, and melons. Their snouts and inches-long tusks leave ruts and craters in the ground, disrupting native flora and allowing intrusive vegetation to take their place.

5 Reasons Why Every Hunter Should Have a Hunting Dog

1.       Dogs have superpowers that come in the form of innate hunting, tracking, and pointing abilities. Their hearing is almost quadruple the amount of sound frequency humans hear. Their sense of smell is also unbeatable, as dogs are able to sniff out scents over 10,000 times acutely compared to humans. These sensory advantages are a must-have while on the hunt.

Stand And Fight!

Stand and Fight with the NRA!  Support your 2nd Ammendment Rights.  Without the Second, there would not be a First.

Prospects Good for Texas Deer Season

AUSTIN, Texas hunters should see deer in good condition and above average numbers of mature bucks when the general season kicks off Nov. 3 statewide.

The $48 Dollar Lease

Public Lands Permits from the State of Texas may be the best deal going.  For hunters that is.  This map of public and private land hunts shows just how many opportunities there are to hunt across the state.  Nearly one million acres is available to hunters and their families year round.  Here the things you need to know:


Reloading - Is It For Me?

With the cost of ammo going up and not likely to come down anytime soon, it may be time to seriously consider reloading your own.

Sandhill Crane Recipe

Some just cook it like a ribeye steak, but here is a recipe that everyone (even the kids) will enjoy. Its Sandhill K-bobs!

A Tale of Javelina, Dogs and Quail

“That’s not good”, I thought to myself as the young female pointer ran after a herd of javelina into the South Texas brush.


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