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Dates & Open Areas

Panhandle Counties (High Plains Mallard Management Unit)

  • October 8, 2011 – January 4, 2012
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: October 1 – 2, 2011

Zone 1

  • October 29 – November 27, 2011; and December 10, 2011 – January 22, 2012
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: October 15 – 16, 2011

Zone 2

  • November 5 – 27, 2011; and December 10, 2011 – January 29, 2012
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: October 29 – 30, 2011

Boundary that divides Zone 1 from Zone 2

OK 33 from the Texas border to OK 47, east to U.S. 183, south to I-40, east to U.S. 177, north to OK 33, east to OK 18, north to OK 51, west to I-35, north to U.S. 412, west to OK 132, north to the Kansas border.


Daily Limits

  • Ducks: Six. The daily limit may include no more than: five mallards (only two may be hens), three wood ducks, two redheads, two scaup, two pintails and one canvasback.
  • Mergansers: Five. The daily limit may include no more than two hooded mergansers.
  • Coots: Fifteen.

Possession Limits

The possession limit after the first day of hunting is two times the daily limit for ducks, mergansers and coots.

Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.


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