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Migratory Game Bird Seasons

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Ducks, Mergansers and Coots

Dates & Open Areas

95913.jpg Panhandle Counties (High Plains Mallard Management Unit)

  • Oct. 12, 2013–Jan. 8, 2014.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days:Oct. 5–6, 2013.

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  • Oct. 26–Dec. 1, 2013, and Dec. 14, 2013–Jan. 19, 2014.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days:Oct. 12–13, 2013.

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  • Nov. 2–Dec. 1, 2013, and Dec. 14, 2013–Jan. 26, 2014.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days:Oct. 19–20, 2013.

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Daily Bag Limits

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  • Ducks: Six. The daily bag limit may include no more than five mallards (only two may be hens), three wood ducks, three scaup, two redheads, two pintails, and two canvasbacks.

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  •  Mergansers: Five. The daily bag limit may include no more than two hooded mergansers (shown above).
  • Coots: 15.                                                                pg2-coot.jpg

Possession Limits

The possession limit is one daily bag limit for anyone who has hunted for one day. The possession limit increases to two daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for two days. The possession limit increases to three daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for three days. No one may possess more than three daily bag limits at any time.

Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset

Geese and Sandhill Cranes

The possession limit is one daily bag limit for anyone who has hunted for one day. The possession limit increases to two daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for two days. The possession limit increases to three daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for three days. No one may possess more than three daily bag limits at any time. For light geese, there is no possession limit.

Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

Canada Geese

pg4-canadagoose.jpgDates

Nov. 2–Dec. 1, 2013, and
Dec. 14, 2013–Feb. 16, 2014.

Daily Bag Limit

Eight. Hunting allowed statewide.

White-Fronted Geese

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Nov. 2–Dec. 1, 2013, and
Dec. 14, 2013–Feb. 9, 2014.

Daily Bag Limit

One. Hunting allowed statewide.

Light Geese Snow, Blue & Ross’

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Nov. 2–Dec. 1, 2013, and
Dec. 14, 2013–Feb. 16, 2014.

Daily Bag Limit

50. Hunting allowed statewide.

Sandhill Cranes

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Oct. 19, 2013–Jan. 19, 2014.

Daily Bag Limit

Three. Hunting allowed west of I-35 only.

Federal Sandhill Crane Permit Required

See License, Stamp & Permit Requirements for full information on this permit.

Conservation Order Light Goose Season (COLGS)

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Feb. 17–March 30, 2014

Daily Bag and Possession Limits

There are no daily or possession limits. Hunting allowed statewide.

Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

Special Provisions

Electronic calls allowed; unplugged shotguns allowed; shooting hours extended to one-half hour after sunset; no daily or possession limits.

This season is designed to increase harvest and allow hunters to help reduce the population of mid-continent light geese (snow, blue & Ross’). All other waterfowl regulations apply, including use of federally approved nontoxic shot. All participants are required to have in their possession while hunting all necessary licenses, waterfowl stamps and a Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit.

Federal regulation requires an estimate of the COLGS light goose harvest. To participate in COLGS, hunters must register for a harvest survey either online at wildlifedepartment.com or by sending name, address and telephone number to:

Oklahoma Department of
Wildlife Conservation – Attn: COLGS
P.O. Box 53465 – Oklahoma City, OK 73152

Shooting Hours for Migratory Game Birds Listed Below

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset, unless otherwise provided.

NOTE: For full information on regulations in effect during these seasons, see the 2013–2014 “Oklahoma Hunting” guide.

Possession Limits

The possession limit is one daily bag limit for anyone who has hunted for one day. The possession limit increases to two daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for two days. The possession limit increases to three daily bag limits for anyone who has hunted for three days. No one may possess more than three daily bag limits at any time, unless otherwise provided.

Wilson’s(common) Snipe

pg5-snipe-2.jpgDates & Open Areas

Oct. 1, 2013–Jan. 15, 2014; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Eight.

Gallinule (Purple Gallinule &
Common Moorhen)

pg5-moorhen.jpgDates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Nov. 9, 2013; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

15.

Rail (Sora & Virginia)

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Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Nov. 9, 2013; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

25.

September Teal

pg5-sept-teal.jpg Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 14–29, 2013; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Six.

Woodcock

pg5-woodcock.jpgDates & Open Areas

Nov. 1–Dec. 15, 2013; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Three.

Dove (Mourning, White-winged &
Eurasian Collared)

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Oct. 31, 2013 and Dec. 21–29, 2013; statewide

Daily Bag Limit and Possession Limit

15 daily, 30 in possession after the first day, 45 in possession after the second day combined. The limit may consist of any combination (aggregate) of mourning, white-winged and fully dressed Eurasian collared doves (those without a head or fully feathered wing naturally attached to the carcass).

However, there is no bag limit on Eurasian collared doves provided that the head or one fully feathered wing remain naturally attached to the carcass of all such birds while being transported to their final destination.

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