Whitney & Aquilla Lake Hunting

I Already Have a 2023 Permit

Log in to update your hunter activity report, print your permit and vehicle tag, and upload photos.

Important Information

Be aware of potential changes in the hunting policies. Read the 2021-22 Hunting Policy

Access to hunting areas is limited to the designated points shown on the hunting maps.  Cutting or otherwise manipulating fences is "Destruction of Government Property" and is a citable offense.

Hunters found hunting in non-designated areas or without a valid USACE hunting permit may be prosecuted for "Hunting Without Landowner Consent."

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How do I get a permit?

If you have ever had a hunting permit at Whitney/Aquilla Lakes in the past you MUST register for your hunting permit online. If you need assistance obtaining your past permit number call the Whitney Lake Office at (254) 622-3332. If you have never had a hunting permit you will need to mail in the hunting application, waiver of liability, proof of hunter safety course (if applicable), valid driver’s license and your 2021-22 TPWD hunting license. Mail in permit applications are for NEW HUNTERS ONLY. You will receive a phone call or message to receive your Permit Number. Once you receive your permit number you will be able to log into the Whitney/Aquilla Lakes Hunting Website in order to print your permit. YOU MUST PRINT YOUR PERMIT BEFORE YOU HUNT ON PUBLIC LAND.

For more information on hunting seasons and bag limits review the 2021-22 Texas Parks & Wildlife outdoor annual.

Download the Whitney and Aquilla Lakes hunting permit application.

Download the disclaimer/waiver of liability.

Look up the USACE Fort Worth District Hunting Guide.


If obtaining a permit via mail you MUST provide:

Photo copy of current TPWD hunting license

Photo copy of hunter safety card (if applicable)

Photo copy of valid driver’s license

Completed Application

Waiver of Liability (with original signature)

(Incomplete submissions will be discarded)


New hunters will need to sign a waiver of liability prior to obtaining a hunting permit. All permitted hunters must print their own permit card and a vehicle tag. Hunters must have this card on their person and vehicle tag visible in their windshield when hunting at Whitney and/or Aquilla Lakes. By accepting this card hunters acknowledge receipt and understanding of hunting regulations and applicable state laws. Hunting without a valid hunting permit may constitute trespassing.


Hunter Activity Reports

Please log in to The Whitney and Aquilla Hunting Website fill out your hunting activity report!

Please remember during hunting or any other recreational activity, safety should always be paramount. Have a great time and again please be safe.


This information is being collected pursuant to the authority of 16 U.S.C. § 460d; 31 U.S.C. § 483a; 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321, 4331-4335, 4341-4347; 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq.; and E.O. 11752. Personal information is being collected to allow for the tracking of public activities on U.S. Army Corps of Engineer-owned land and to assist in the management of Whitney and Aquilla Lakes. We may share this information with Federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies. Providing the information is voluntary; failure to provide this information, however, will result in a permit denial.