VICTORIA, Texas – Registration for the annual bowhunt at Coleto Creek Park and Reservoir is now open for 2021. The deadline to register is Friday, August 27, 2021 at 12 p.m.
Bowhunts are available on weekends from October 2, 2021 through January 16, 2022 with a $185 fee per weekend for each hunter. Bowhunting is restricted to the use of archery equipment only.
Legal hunting is allowed only on Saturday and Sunday for the first weekend of archery season. For the remaining weekends, hunters selected by random drawing are allowed to pre-scout and begin hunting their assigned areas on the Friday immediately prior to their hunting weekend.
The hunting area encompasses 1,500 acres of parkland, divided into five separate hunting grounds. Hunters may apply individually or as an even-numbered group of up to 10 participants per party. Hunting grounds will be assigned to each individual or group based on the size of the party and the order of the draw. Hunters are allowed to harvest two antlerless deer and an unlimited number of feral hogs.
To enter the random drawing for the hunts, hunters may:
- Register online at https://www.gbra.org/recreation/coleto-creek-park/bowhunt-registration
- Send an email to [email protected];
- Send a postcard with name, address, daytime phone number, email address, and names of those in the hunting park (maximum of 10), preferred hunt date(s), and hunting area preference to GBRA Bowhunt, Coleto Creek Park, P.O. Box 68, Fannin, TX 77960; or
- Drop off postcards at the Coleto Creek Park office at 365 Coleto Creek Park Road, Victoria, TX
Only those applicants drawn will be notified of the results. For more information, contact Curtis Seiler at 361-575-6366 or at [email protected].
About the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) provides reliable high-quality water and wastewater treatment services, conserves and protects the Guadalupe River Basin, generates hydroelectric power, manages recreational areas, offers laboratory services, and creates educational programming while planning for and supporting community growth and development. Established as a water conservation and reclamation district by the Texas Legislature in 1933, GBRA has evolved to serve as a leader and steward of the water resources across a 10-country statutory district. GBRA’s district begins near the headwaters of the Guadalupe and Blanco rivers and ends at San Antonio Bay, including Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun and Refugio counties.
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