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Texas Whitetail Deer Hunting Habitat Guide


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Texas Whitetail Deer Harvest Data

Texas's white-tailed deer harvest data is shown in the table below. The records show Texas's white-tailed deer harvest for 2015 is 590138 deer.

The table includes the deer harvest density for Texas's deer habitat as described below. The 2015 white-tailed deer harvest density for Texas's deer habitat is 2.23 deer per square mile.

DeerTexas HarvestDeer Per Sq. Mile
BucksN/AN/A
AnterlessN/AN/A
Total5901382.23

Texas Whitetail Deer Habitat

Texas's total land area is 265151 square miles. This includes 17171 square miles of urbanized areas, 3356 square miles of water, and other areas that are not considered as deer habitat. The potential deer habitat within Texas is comprised of 242981 square miles of land distributed in the land types shown below.

Habitat Land TypeSquare Miles
Forest27532
Grassland70814
Crops30935
Wetland9779
Shrubland103921
Total Habitat242981

Texas Deer Hunting Areas

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