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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.

Major County WMA

Major County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Thad Potts (580) 541-5319.

Game Warden: Phillip Cottrill (580) 227-0393.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Rail, Gallinule, Pheasant

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Waterfowl, Crane, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Turkey Fall Archery, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Quail: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season. Hunting hours close at 4:30 p.m. daily.
  • Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during deer gun season.
  • Trapping: Open to water sets, live box traps and enclosed trigger traps only.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.

McAlester AAP

Pittsburg County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Myles Reel (918) 470-6296.

Game Warden: Shane Fields (918) 470-5097.

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

All hunting seasons are closed except controlled deer and turkey hunts.

McClellan-Kerr WMA

Haskell, Muskogee, Sequoyah and Wagoner Counties

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

Game Warden: Allen Couch (Haskell) (918) 429-3122. Marvin Stanley (Muskogee/Wagoner) (918) 625-5085. Lark Wilson (Muskogee) (918) 625-4873. Jerry Henry (Sequoyah) (918) 431-2544. Ben Haff (Muskogee/Wagoner) (918) 625-5796.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on both Billy Creek and Chouteau 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: Hunting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily on the WDU portions.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Vann’s Lake Refuge is closed to public access except for controlled hunt permittees on the days of their hunt. Public access for wildlife viewing is allowed from Old Highway 69 road and bridge as signed. Lands east of Old Highway 69 are open to fishing and nonhunting use from Feb. 1 – Oct. 14. Lands west of new U.S. 69 are open for hunting, fishing and public use from Feb. 1 – Oct. 14.

The discharge of firearms for purposes other than hunting is prohibited.

No camping allowed.

McClellan-Kerr WRP

Muskogee County

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

Game Warden: Lark Wilson (918) 625-4873. Marvin Stanley (918) 625-5085. Lt. Gary Wilcox (918) 625-4691.

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 Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Spring Turkey, Youth Spring Turkey

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Waterfowl, Rabbit, Squirrel, Turkey Fall Archery, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping: Closed Oct. 15 – Jan. 31.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

The discharge of firearms for purposes other than hunting is prohibited.

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

No camping allowed.

McCurtain County Wilderness Area

McCurtain County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Clay Barnes (580) 298-7152.

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

HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

All hunting seasons are closed except controlled deer and turkey hunts.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

The self-guided nature trail is open year-round.

No public entry, except by persons possessing prior written permission from the Director of the Department or his designated representatives; Department employees; or by the Oklahoma Board of Agriculture, Division of Forestry personnel engaged in fire protection or suppression activities.

No camping allowed, except by permit.

McGee Creek WMA

Atoka County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Eric Suttles (580) 320-3173.

Game Warden: Jay Harvey (580) 513-0081.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4, 2018; April 13-14, 2019.

CLOSED SEASONS

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

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Dove

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Quail, Turkey Fall Archery: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • 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.
  • Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: 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.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

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

Camping is allowed in designated areas.

Mountain Park WMA

Kiowa County

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

Game Warden: Lt. David Smith (580) 450-7703.

Unless otherwise provided, firearms are restricted to shotguns with pellets and rimfire only.

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

CLOSED SEASONS

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

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Deer Muzzleloader, Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Turkey Fall Archery, Crane

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Quail, 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 in designated areas.

Closed to all air-driven watercraft on WDU portion.

Nanih Waiya PFA

Pushmataha County

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

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Bear Muzzleloader, Turkey Fall 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.

Okmulgee GMA

Okmulgee County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Jeff Howard (918) 759-1816.

Game Warden: Lt. Patrick Matlock (918) 625-6013. Jordan Toyne (918) 625-5971.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Nov. 3-4, Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18, 2018.

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

CLOSED SEASONS

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

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Turkey Fall Archery: Closed from the opening day of deer muzzleloader season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Rabbit, Squirrel, Snipe, Woodcock, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Quail: 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 nonhunting activities from Oct. 1 – Feb. 15 and during spring turkey seasons.

No camping allowed.

Okmulgee PHA

Okmulgee County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Jeff Howard (918) 759-1816.

Game Warden: Lt. Patrick Matlock (918) 625-6013. Jordan Toyne (918) 625-5971.

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

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open during the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Snipe, Squirrel, Woodcock, Rabbit, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping: Closed from the opening day of deer archery season through the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Crow: Open Dec. 9 – March 4.
  • Quail: 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 nonhunting activities, except hunter camping, from Oct. 1 – Feb. 15 and during spring turkey seasons.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Oologah WMA

Nowata and Rogers Counties

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Russell Perry (918) 629-5286.

Game Warden: David Clay (Nowata) (918) 440-0029. Lt. Brek Henry (Rogers) (918) 857-8563.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot on both Overcup Bottoms and Upper Verdigris WDU portions.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Dove, Rail, Gallinule, Crow, Turkey Fall Archery, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Deer Gun: Goose Island is archery only. All other portions of the WMA are open to legal means of taking for each particular season.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Pursuit with Hounds: Closed during 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

The portion of Oologah WMA known as Goose Island is restricted to shotguns with pellets and archery only.

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Optima NWR

Texas County

Hunting Contact: Optima National Wildlife Refuge (580) 664-2205.

Game Warden: Max Crocker (580) 651-9134.

All hunting is restricted to shotgun or archery only.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Crow, Waterfowl, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping, Crane

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Dove, Quail, Pheasant

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Turkey Fall Archery, Rabbit: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

Optima WMA

Texas County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Weston Storer (806) 339-5175.

Game Warden: Max Crocker (580) 651-9134.

CLOSED SEASONS

Rail, Gallinule, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Waterfowl, Crane

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Turkey Fall Archery, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open during 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

Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.

Osage WMA –
Rock Creek Unit

Osage County

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

Game Warden: Ryan Walker (918) 440-9880.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open 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.
  • Turkey Fall Gun: Tom only.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons 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.

Osage WMA – Western Wall Unit

Osage County

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

Game Warden: Ryan Walker (918) 440-9880.

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

Unless otherwise provided, firearms are restricted to shotguns with pellets and rimfire only.

CLOSED SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

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

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

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

No camping allowed.

Ouachita WMA – Le Flore Unit

Le Flore County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Jeff Ford (918) 527-9918.

Game Warden: Thomas Gillham (918) 429-3910.

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, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

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

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Cedar Lake, Billy Creek and Winding Stair recreation area campgrounds in the Ouachita WMA are closed to hunting.

Special U.S. Forest Service regulations apply to this area, including rules on baiting, OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle)/ATV use and treestands. Go to www.fs.fed.us/r8/ouachita/ or a Forest Service visitor center for more information.

Camping is allowed in accordance with U.S. Forest Service regulations, except on the Homer L. Johnston portion, where camping is allowed only in designated areas during deer and turkey seasons.

Ouachita WMA – McCurtain Unit

McCurtain County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Clay Barnes (580) 298-7152.

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

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

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Special U.S. Forest Service regulations apply to this area, including rules on baiting, OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle)/ATV use and treestands. Go online to www.fs.fed.us/r8/ouachita/ or a Forest Service visitor center for more information.

Camping is allowed in accordance with U.S. Forest Service regulations.

Ozark Plateau WMA

Adair County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Curt Allen (918) 260-8959.

Game Warden: Jared Cramer (918) 431-2546. Cody Youngblood (918) 431-2539.

CLOSED SEASONS

Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • 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.
  • Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring: One-tom limit; seasons combined.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

No camping allowed.

Ozzie Cobb PFA

Pushmataha County

Hunting Contact: Game Warden — Eric Barnes (580) 513-5014.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Bear Muzzleoader, Turkey Fall 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.

Packsaddle WMA

Ellis County

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

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

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

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless mule deer hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Predator/Furbearer Calling: Closed during 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 and closed during spring turkey season.
  • Waterfowl, Crane: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season. 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. Hunting hours close at 7:00 p.m. daily.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

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

Pine Creek WMA

McCurtain County

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

Game Warden: Kenny Lawson (580) 513-4963.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Nov. 9-11, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open the first nine days only.
  • Crow, Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Predator/Furbearer Calling: 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.

Pushmataha WMA

Pushmataha County

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

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

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 26-28, Nov. 2-4, Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 17-25, 2018.

CLOSED SEASONS

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

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Bear Archery, Dove

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Quail, Turkey Fall Archery: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • 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.
  • Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling: 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.

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.

Raymond Gary PFA

Choctaw County

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

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.

Red Slough WMA

McCurtain County

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

Game Warden: Kenny Lawson (580) 513-4963.

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.

Red Slough WRP

McCurtain County

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

Game Warden: Kenny Lawson (580) 513-4963.

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, Woodcock, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

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

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS

Closed to all air-driven watercraft.

No camping allowed.

Rita Blanca WMA

Cimarron County

Hunting Contact: Wildlife Biologist Weston Storer (806) 339-5175.

Game Warden: Rusty Menefee (580) 651-9133.

CLOSED SEASONS

Rail, Gallinule, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Antelope Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Dove, Turkey Fall Archery

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Archery, Crow, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel: Closed during the first nine days of deer gun season.
  • Deer Muzzleloader: Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Deer Gun: Open the first nine days only. Closed to antlerless hunting.
  • Waterfowl, Crane, 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

OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) use is regulated by the U.S. Forest Service.

Camping is allowed in accordance with U.S. Forest Service regulations.

Robber’s Cave WMA – Portion A

Latimer County

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

Game Warden: Shane Fields (918) 470-5097.

That portion lying east and south of S.H. 2 and Coon Creek Road.

CLOSED SEASONS

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Gun

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

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

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Deer Gun: Open the first nine days only.
  • Quail, Snipe, Woodcock, Rabbit, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Waterfowl: 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 only during open deer and turkey seasons.

Robber’s Cave WMA – Portion B

Latimer County

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

Game Warden: Shane Fields (918) 470-5097.

That portion lying north and west of S.H. 2.

CLOSED SEASONS

Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Quail, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Dove, Crow, Rabbit, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Turkey Fall Gun, Trapping

SAME AS STATEWIDE SEASONS

Bear Archery, Deer Archery, Youth Deer Gun, Bear Muzzleloader, Deer Muzzleloader, Turkey Fall Archery

SEASONS w/ SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Squirrel: Shotgun only.
  • Waterfowl: 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 only during open deer and turkey seasons.