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. Hunters may only hunt on those lands for which they have written permission. Landowners, operators and immediate family are exempt from written permission.
Cimarron County and that portion of Texas County west of State Highway 136.
Seasons on public lands may vary from statewide seasons. Consult special area regulations in the Appendix.
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 2016 combined season limit.
One-half hour before official sunrise to one-half hour after official sunset.
Legal Buck Definition
Any antelope, regardless of sex, with a black cheek patch.
For hunter orange requirements, see E-Check, Deer Processors & Hunter Orange.
Field Tagging & Checking
All pronghorn antelope must be checked-in at one of these physical check stations:
For field tagging and checking requirements for antelope, see Field Tagging & Checking.
Antelope – Archery
Oct. 1-14, 2016.
Legal Means of Taking
Equipment described as legal for deer archery season. See Deer.
Two antelope, only one of which may be a buck. Archery antelope are not bonus and are included in the hunter’s 2016 combined season limit.
Antelope – Gun
Antelope gun hunting is only available through the Department’s controlled hunts program or through the Landowner Permit Drawing (see wildlifedepartment.com.)
Sept. 8-11 and Sept. 12-21, 2016 and Dec. 3, 2016 – Jan. 15, 2017.
Legal Means of Taking
Equipment described as legal for deer gun season. See Deer.
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.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.