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In addition to general hunting regulations, statewide species regulations and Department-managed area rules, this section addresses special regulations that apply to public hunting lands. If a species or season is not listed, refer to statewide seasons and regulations.

  • Areas are closed to all activities during controlled hunts and other listed closure dates.
  • Areas with controlled hunts are subject to change annually. Visit wildlifedepartment.com to view and apply for elk, antelope, deer, youth deer, deer hunts for Motor Vehicle or Non-Ambulatory Permittees, spring turkey and youth spring turkey controlled hunts.
  • The application period for controlled hunts is the first Monday in April through May 15 annually.

CONSERVATION PASSPORT AREA: People who use Department-owned areas for nonhunting or nonfishing activities, such as birdwatching or photography, are required to have either a Wildlife Conservation Passport or any current hunting or fishing license issued by the Wildlife Department. For complete conservation passport license information see Special License & Permits.

Ellis County WMA

Ellis County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Marcus Thibodeau (580) 515-2030.

Game Warden: Orlando Martinez (580) 334-0480.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Rail, Gallinule

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Snipe, Woodcock, Waterfowl, Crane, Quail, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: Hunting hours close at 7:00 p.m. daily.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all nonhunting activities, except hunter camping, from Oct. 1 – Feb. 15. However, fishing and angler camping is permitted at Lake Vincent.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Elmer PFA

Kingfisher County

Game Warden: Blake Pearson (405) 368-0887.

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

CLOSED to hunting or taking wildlife by any means.

See specific WMA regulations for other restrictions that may apply to lakes within WMAs.

Eufaula WMA

McIntosh, Okmulgee and Pittsburgh Counties

Hunting Contact: Sr. Wildlife Biologist J.D. Ridge (918) 617-1113.

Game Warden: Cannon Harrison (McIntosh) (918) 617-0126. Jake Bersche (McIntosh) (918) 617-0326. Jordan Toyne (Okmulgee) (918) 625-5971. Lt. Todd Tobey (Pittsburgh) (918) 429-3908.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on both Mill Creek and Deep Fork WDU portions.

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Same as statewide, except hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portions.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.

Evans Chambers PFA

Beaver County

Hunting Contact: Game Warden – Mike Baker (580) 651-9135.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Trapping

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

Open only from Sept. 1 through the end of spring turkey season each year. CLOSED to antlerless deer gun harvest, deer hunting is restricted to shotgun or archery only, and all other hunting is restricted to shotgun with pellets or archery.

Fobb Bottom WMA

Marshall County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist John Carter (405) 823-8383.

Game Warden: Linda Powell
(580) 320-2951.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Turkey Fall Archery

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun: Closed to antlerless hunting after opening day.
  • Quail, Rabbit, Squirrel, Snipe, Woodcock, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Fort Cobb WMA

Caddo County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Habitat Coordinator Kent Swanda (580) 595-0347.

Game Warden: Tyler Howser (405) 850-1960.

All hunting is restricted to shotguns or archery equipment only.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on the Walnut Slough WDU portion.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 20-21, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Muzzleloader, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crane, Turkey Fall Archery, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Crow: Federally approved nontoxic shot only.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portion.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Fort Gibson PHA

Cherokee, Mayes and Wagoner Counties

Hunting Contact: Sr. Wildlife Biologist Mike Plunkett (918) 625-3910.

Game Warden: Anthony Clark (Cherokee) (918) 431-2562. Brady May (Cherokee) (918) 431-2552. Kody Moore (Mayes) (918) 857-4802. Ben Haff (Wagoner) (918) 625-5796. Marvin Stanley (Wagoner) (918) 625-5085.

Lands near Snug Harbor and Blue Bill Point Development areas are restricted to archery equipment and shotguns with pellets only. The Long Bay area is closed to centerfire rifles.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Waterfowl, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/ Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined, area combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

It shall be unlawful for any person to use, transport, park, or unload any personal watercraft within the land and/or water boundaries of the WMA.

No camping allowed.

Fort Gibson WRP

Wagoner County

Hunting Contact: Sr. Wildlife Biologist Mike Plunkett (918) 625-3910.

Game Warden: Ben Haff (918) 625-5796. Marvin Stanley (918) 625 5085.

Unless otherwise provided, firearms are restricted to shotguns with pellets and rimfire only. All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 23-24, Nov. 6-7 and Nov. 10, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Archery, Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring, Woodcock, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Snipe, Waterfowl, Quail, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Public access is prohibited from Oct. 15 – Jan. 31, unless otherwise provided.

It shall be unlawful for any person to use, transport, park, or unload any personal watercraft within the land and/or water boundaries of the WRP.

No camping allowed.

Fort Supply WMA

Woodward County

Hunting Contact: Sr. Wildlife Biologist Eddie Wilson (580) 334-0343.

Game Warden: Lt. Mark Reichenberger (580) 334-0353.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Turkey Fall Archery, Snipe, Woodcock, Crow, Waterfowl, Crane, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless mule deer hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during deer gun season.
  • Quail, Pheasant: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season. Hunting hours close at 4:30 p.m. daily.
  • Turkey Fall Gun: Shotgun only.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined. Hunting hours close at 7:00 p.m. daily.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all nonhunting activities, except hunter and angler camping, from Oct. 1 – Feb. 15.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Foss State Park

Custer County

Hunting Contact: Foss State Park (580) 592-4433.

Game Warden: Clint Carpenter (580) 695-3642.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

ALL hunting seasons are closed unless otherwise specified below.

For waterfowl hunting season opportunities contact Foss State Park (580) 592-4433.

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Dove: Sept. 15 – Oct. 31.
  • Rabbit: Oct. 1 – Feb. 15.

Gary Sherrer WMA

Pittsburg County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist (580) 320-3177.

Game Warden: Shane Fields (580) 470-5097.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas within 50 yards of open roads during open WMA hunting seasons.

Gist WMA

Tillman County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Kelvin Schoonover (405) 823-8425.

Game Warden: Jeremy Brothers (580) 305-1484.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Trapping

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Dove, Crow, Rabbit, Squirrel, Turkey Fall Archery, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Pursuit with Hounds, Waterfowl, Crane

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.

Grady County WMA

Grady County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Joseph Nabonne (405) 823-8714.

Game Warden: Michael Zimmerman (405) 779-1479.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 27 – Nov. 4 and Nov. 17-25, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Turkey Fall Archery, Dove, Crow, Rail, Gallinule, Turkey Fall Gun, Waterfowl, Crane, Quail, Squirrel, Rabbit, Snipe, Woodcock, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during deer muzzleloader and the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.

Grassy Slough WMA

McCurtain County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Richard Beagles (580) 320-3176.

Game Warden: Mark Hannah (580) 513-4651.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

CLOSED SEASONS

Bear Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Bear Archery, Deer Archery, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Turkey Fall Archery, Predator/Furbearer Calling

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portion.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all air-driven watercraft.

No camping allowed.

Hackberry Flat WMA

Tillman County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Kelvin Schoonover (405) 823-8425.

Game Warden: Jeremy Brothers (580) 305-1484.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Woodcock, Squirrel, Trapping, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Snipe, Rabbit, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Crane

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all air-driven watercraft.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Hackberry Flat WRP

Tillman County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Kelvin Schoonover (405) 823-8425.

Game Warden: Jeremy Brothers (580) 305-1484.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Woodcock, Squirrel, Trapping, Crane, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Quail, Snipe, Rabbit, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31.
  • Waterfowl: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31. Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all air-driven watercraft.

Public access is prohibited from Oct. 15 – Jan. 31, unless otherwise provided.

No camping allowed.

Hall PFA

Harmon County

Hunting Contact: Game Warden – Russell Bradford (580) 450-7701.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Trapping

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

Open only from Sept. 1 through the end of spring turkey season each year. CLOSED to antlerless deer gun harvest, deer hunting is restricted to shotgun or archery only, and all other hunting is restricted to shotgun with pellets or archery.

Heyburn WMA

Creek County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist
Matt Mattioda (918) 629-4625.

Game Warden: Karlin Bailey (918) 625-6801.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Turkey Fall Archery, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Hickory Creek WMA

Love County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Brandon Baker (405) 823-9038.

Game Warden: Royce Gillham (580) 276-7193.

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Honobia Creek WMA

Pushmataha County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Dakota Christian (918) 527-5308.

Game Warden: Dane Polk (580) 271-0808.

A $40 annual land access permit is required of all residents who hunt or fish on Honobia Creek WMA. Nonresidents are required to purchase a $85 annual permit, no exemptions.

A $10, three-day special use permit is available to residents for nonhunting and nonfishing related activities, unless in possession of the $40 annual Land Access Permit.

Oklahoma residents who are under 18 years of age on the first day of the current calendar year or are 64 years old or older are exempt from permit requirements.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Bear Archery, Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Bear Muzzleloader, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Pursuit With Hounds: Dogs not permitted on WMA from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset during deer gun, deer muzzleloader and youth deer gun seasons.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed within 50 yards of open roads.

All-Terrain Vehicle use will only be allowed during deer season (Oct. 1 – Jan. 15) and only by licensed deer hunters. The following guidelines will apply to ATV use on the area:

Any hunter who operates an ATV/ORV at any time must comply with daylight florescent orange requirements as required for deer gun seasons. If a crash helmet is worn, only the fluorescent orange chest covering is required.

ATV/ORV use is restricted to WMA roads that are on the current Honobia WMA map unless otherwise closed.

Only unaltered standard manufactured ATV/ORVs with a 700 cc motor displacement or less are allowed. ATV/ORV use shall be restricted to a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour.

ATV/ORV operators and passengers under the age of 18 must wear a crash helmet that complies with standards established by 49 C.F.R., Section 571.218. Passengers in addition to the operator are not allowed on ATV/ORVs unless that ATV/ORV has been specifically designed by the manufacturer to carry passengers in addition to the operator.

Leaving any ATV/ORV unattended on Honobia WMA without the owner’s name and address conspicuously attached is prohibited.

Use of ATV/ORVs off of delineated roads for retrieval of lawfully taken and tagged deer is permissible only with the following restrictions: ATV/ORVs cannot travel more than one half mile from the nearest road. ATV/ORVs cannot cross rivers and streams unless on a road with constructed stream crossing structures. ATV/ORVs used for deer retrieval cannot be used in areas otherwise closed to the use of motor vehicles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The WMA boundaries may change.

See wildlifedepartment.com for a current map.

Hugo WMA

Choctaw and Pushmataha Counties

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Richard Beagles (580) 320-3176.

Game Warden: Andrew Potter (Choctaw) (580) 317-5000. Eric Barnes (Pushmataha) (580) 513-5014.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 12-14, 2018.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on both Hugo/Kiamichi River and Sawyer WDU portions.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Turkey Fall Archery, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Bear Archery, Bear Muzzleloader: Same as statewide seasons, open only in the portion of the WMA that is in Pushmataha County.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Crow, Rabbit, Squirrel, Predator/ Furbearer Calling, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portions.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined, area combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Hugo WRP

Choctaw County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Richard Beagles (580) 320-3176.

Game Warden: Andrew Potter (580) 317-5000.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 12-14, 2018.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Snipe, Woodcock, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Quail, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel, Turkey Fall Archery: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31.
  • Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31 and during spring turkey season.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Public access is prohibited from Oct. 15 – Jan. 31, unless otherwise provided.

No camping allowed.

Hulah WMA

Osage County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist John Rempe (918) 629-5108.

Game Warden: Joe Alexander (918) 331-5798.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on the Whippoorwill WDU portion.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portion.
  • Turkey Fall Gun: Tom only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

James Collins WMA

Latimer and Pittsburg Counties

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Benny Farrar (580) 320-3178.

Game Warden: James Williams (Latimer) (918) 471-9447. Lt. Todd Tobey (Pittsburg) (918) 429-3908.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer and turkey hunts Oct. 19-21, Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 17-18, 2018; April 13-14, 2019.

CLOSED SEASONS

Bear Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Dove, Quail, Turkey Fall Archery: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Bear Archery: Closed in the portion of the WMA that is in Pittsburg County. Same as statewide season in the portion of the WMA that is in Latimer County.
  • Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Predator/Furbearer Calling, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season and closed during spring turkey season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined, area combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all nonhunting activities, except hunter camping, from Oct. 1 – Jan. 31 and during spring turkey season.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Jap Beaver PFA

Jefferson County

Hunting Contact: Matt Farris (580) 313-0451.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Trapping

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

Open only from Sept. 1 through the end of spring turkey season each year. CLOSED to antlerless deer gun harvest, deer hunting is restricted to shotgun or archery only, and all other hunting is restricted to shotgun with pellets or archery.

John Dahl WMA

Osage County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Joey McAllister (405) 823-7936.

Game Warden: Larry Green (580) 761-4097.

CLOSED SEASONS

Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Waterfowl

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Quail, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/ Furbearer Calling, Trapping: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas only during hunting seasons.

Kaw WMA

Kay and Osage Counties

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Joey McAllister (405) 823-7936.

Game Warden: Spencer Grace (Kay) (580) 761-6565. Larry Green (Osage) (580) 761-4097.

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Turkey Fall Archery, Predator/ Furbearer Calling, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only.
  • Pheasant, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Quail: Closed during the deer muzzleloader season and the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Fall Gun: Tom only.
  • Pursuit with Hounds: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only. Those lands north of River Road on the Arkansas River Arm and north of Ferguson Road on the Beaver Creek Arm are also open to statewide trapping methods from Jan. 1 – Feb. 28.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined, area combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Keystone WMA

Creek, Osage and Pawnee Counties

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Matt Mattioda (918) 629-4625.

Game Warden: Karlin Bailey (Creek) (918) 625-6801. Paul Welch (Osage) (918) 381-4099. Lt. Jamie Cole (Pawnee) (918) 645-6116.

That portion of the Arkansas Arm of the Keystone WMA that was previously the Waterfowl Refuge is open to restricted hunting. Lands in Osage County and the Arkansas River are restricted to archery and shotgun with pellets only. Lands in Pawnee County are restricted to archery only. The western boundary of these restricted hunting areas is a northern extension of Swan Drive in the city of Cleveland; the southern boundary is the old railroad trestle.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on the Boston Pool, Buckeye Creek and Cottonwood Creek WDU portions.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Muzzleloader: Bag limit is one antlered and one antlerless deer.
  • Deer Gun: Open to antlerless hunting opening day only. Bag limit is one antlered and one antlerless deer. Cottonwood Creek WDU is closed to deer hunting during deer gun season.
  • Turkey Fall Archery: Closed during deer gun season.
  • Crow, Quail, Woodcock, Snipe, Rabbit, Squirrel, Predator/ Furbearer Calling, Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Fall Gun: Tom only.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portions.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined, area combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed within 50 yards of open roads.

Lexington WMA

Cleveland County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Joseph Nabonne (405) 527-6476 or (405) 823-8714.

Game Warden: Chad Strang (405) 323-7863.

Area closed to all activities (except shooting range) for controlled deer hunts Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 14-15, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless harvest the first two days.
  • Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Snipe, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel, Quail, Woodcock, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all nonhunting activities, except hunter camping, from Oct. 1 – Feb. 15. However, fishing and angler camping is permitted at Lake Dahlgren.

Lake Dahlgren is closed to all activities during controlled hunts.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Little River NWR

McCurtain County

Hunting Contact: Little River National Wildlife Refuge (580) 584-6211.

Game Warden: Lt. Dru Polk (580) 513-6866.

Contact the Refuge for general hunting or special use permits. All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

CLOSED SEASONS

Bear Archery, Bear Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring, Quail, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Dove, Crow, Predator/Furbearer Calling

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery: Closed the Friday before deer muzzleloader season through the Sunday after the last controlled deer hunt.
  • Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed the Friday before deer muzzleloader season through the Sunday after the last controlled deer hunt and closes Jan. 31.
  • Turkey Fall Archery: Closed the Friday before deer muzzleloader season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Pursuit with Hounds: Closed the Friday before deer muzzleloader season through the first nine days of deer gun season. Raccoon season same as statewide season dates. Contact the Refuge for permits.
  • Waterfowl, Trapping: Contact the Refuge for special restrictions.

Love Valley WMA

Love County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Brandon Baker (405) 823-9038.

Game Warden: Royce Gillham (580) 276-7193.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on the Stevens Springs WDU portion.

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Waterfowl: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portion.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Hunter and angler camping is allowed within 50 yards of open roads.

Lower Illinois River PFHA

Sequoyah County

Hunting Contact: Sr. Wildlife Biologist J.D. Ridge (918) 617-1113.

Game Warden: Jeremy Bersche (918) 431-2550. Jerry Henry (918) 431-2544.

All hunting is restricted to shotguns with pellets or archery equipment only.

CLOSED SEASONS

Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Dove, Deer Archery, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Waterfowl, Turkey Fall Archery, Trapping, Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/ Furbearer Calling

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun: Archery equipment only. Archery equipment can be used to fill a youth deer, deer muzzleloader, deer gun or holiday antlerless deer gun license.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.