State-Specific Information

  • Very limited permits and difficult draw odds, however if you are trying to draw a Desert bighorn we recommend you apply in all states that offer tags.
  • Successful applicants will need to purchase a $315 general Texas hunting license.
  • You must carry a hunter safety card in the field if you were born on September 2, 1971.
  • You must be 17 years of age or older to apply for this tag.

Point System

  • Texas has a bonus point system in place. This basically means you will receive one extra chance for each year you have applied but were unsuccessful.
  • You can draw the very first year you apply for a Desert bighorn in Texas.
  • Texas does not offer a "Point Only" option where you can buld a point for that year but have zero chance of drawing.

Featured Hunt(s)

  • Hunt will be conducted on a Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Ram quality is excellent. If you draw this permit you must be guided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. This is basically a fully guided, 5 day hunt for no charge.

  • TAGS Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
  • State Deadline: Dec 7, 2018

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  • Texas Species
  • State Tag Fee
  • Total Due to WTA TAGS to Apply
    • Desert Bighorn
    • $315
    • $65.48