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Highlights of Changes

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  • Tom Steed Reservoir and Waurika Lake: The minimum size for saugeye/walleye/sauger is reduced from 18 to 14 inches effective Sept. 15, 2014.
  • Streams and Rivers: Daily limit is six(6) black bass, only one of which may be a smallmouth bass of 14 inches or longer. Possession of any smallmouth bass less than 14 inches is prohibited effective Sept. 15, 2014.
  • Striped Bass Hybrids: The statewide bag limit is 20 per day, and only 5 may be greater than 20 inches in length effective Sept. 15, 2014.
  • Turtle Harvest: Minimum size requirement for common snapping turtle has been removed.
  • Commercial Turtle Harvest: Language pertaining to commercially trapping turtles in municipal lakes and streams with landowner permission has been removed.
  • Lifetime Licenses: All legal residents of Oklahoma for at least six months who intend to remain residents of the state (as required on application) may purchase a lifetime fishing, hunting or combination license.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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