The application period for the 2021-22 season-long (Tier 1) duck blinds opens June 30 and will close July 21 at 11:59 p.m. (CDT) with results announced in early August. All applications must be submitted through Significant changes have been made to public land duck hunting this year to increase opportunities for all duck hunters. Check out the website for complete information.

    432 season-long (Tier 1) blind sites will be available for the 2022-23 season and most things will remain similar to the 2020-21 season. Application and drawings will be computerized and lottery-style with results emailed. Applicants may form parties and each member’s name will be included in the lottery so that parties of 8 will have 8 chances.

    All applications must be submitted through or any TWRA license agent. No mail-in applications are accepted. It is required that you include an email address for your account. All notifications will arrive only by email. You can log into your account at any time and see hunts you applied for, permits you were awarded, and your priority points balance.