Residents & Nonresidents: A hunting license (see Licenses & Permits) or proof of exemption.
Seasons on public lands may vary from statewide seasons. Consult Special Regulations: Public Fishing & Hunting Areas.
Dates & Open Areas
Dec. 1, 2016 – Jan. 31, 2017.
Open areas include Alfalfa, Beaver, Cimarron, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Kay, Major, Noble, Texas, Woods and Woodward counties; the portion of Osage County west of State Highway 18; and the portions of Blaine, Dewey, Ellis, Kingfisher and Logan counties north of State Highway 51.
Cocks only: Two cocks daily; four in possession after the first day.
Persons who hunt in two states having separate daily limits may not exceed the largest number of birds that can legally be taken in one of the states in which they take birds.
Official sunrise to official sunset.
Legal Means of Taking
Shotgun (conventional or muzzleloading), archery equipment, legal raptors, hand-propelled missile, slingshot and as otherwise provided under General Hunting Regulations.
Evidence of sex (head or one foot) must remain on the bird until it has reached its final destination.
For hunter orange requirements, see E-Check, Deer Processors & Hunter Orange.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.