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Antelope Hunting Seasons

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License Requirements

  • Residents: Must possess a hunting license or proof of exemption. In addition, all antelope hunters must possess an antelope license for each antelope hunted or proof of exemption.
  • Nonresidents: Nonresident antelope hunters are exempt from a hunting license while hunting antelope, but they must possess a nonresident antelope license for each antelope hunted or proof of exemption. Holders of nonresident lifetime hunting and lifetime combination licenses are not exempt from purchasing antelope licenses.
  • Jan. 1-15: All hunters must possess an antelope license for the current calendar year and a current hunting license or proof of exemption.

Written Landowner Permission

All antelope hunters must possess written permission from the landowner or, where appropriate, the lessee (tenant). Permission must be carried on the person while hunting antelope. Antelope hunters may only hunt on those lands for which they have written permission. Landowners, operators and immediate family are exempt from written permission.

Open Areas

Cimarron County and that portion of Texas County west of State Highway 136.

Combined Season Limit

Two antelope combined, which may include no more than one buck, regardless of season or method of take. Antelope taken between Jan. 1-15 are included in the hunter’s 2017 combined season limit.

Legal Buck Definition

Any antelope, regardless of sex, with a black cheek patch.

Field Tagging & Checking

All pronghorn antelope must be checked-in at one of these physical check stations:

  • Cimarron County: Bourks, 8 N.W. Square, Boise City; Hitching Post Bed and Breakfast, two miles east of Kenton.
  • Texas County: Guymon Fire Department, 309 N. Roosevelt, Guymon.

Antelope – Archery

Dates

Oct. 1-14, 2017.

Archery Limit

Two antelope, only one of which may be a buck. Archery antelope are not bonus and are included in the hunter’s 2017 combined season limit.

Antelope – Gun

(Drawing only)

Antelope gun hunting is only available through the Department’s controlled hunts program or through the Landowner Permit Drawing (see wildlifedepartment.com.)

Dates

Sept. 7-10, 2017 and Sept. 11-20, 2017 and Dec. 2, 2017 – Jan. 15, 2018.

Gun Limit

Two antelope, only one of which may be a buck. Antelope taken through controlled hunts or landowner permit are not bonus and count against the statewide combined season limit for antelope.

Legal sex and specific season dates will be designated on the controlled hunt or landowner permit.