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The 2014 Oklahoma Waterfowl Guide is now available!
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Below is content from the 2013 guide.

Migratory Game Bird Seasons

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BOUNDARY DIVIDING ZONE 1 AND ZONE 2:
Beginning on State Highway 33 at the Texas border, east to State Highway 47, east to U.S. 183, south to Interstate 40, east to U.S. 177, north to State Highway 33, east to State Highway 18, north to State Highway 51, west to Interstate 35, north to U.S. 412, west to State Highway 132, north to the Kansas border.

Ducks, Mergansers and Coots

Dates & Open Areas

Panhandle Counties (High Plains Mallard Management Unit)

  • Oct. 11, 2014–Jan. 7, 2015.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: Oct. 4–5, 2014.

Zone 1

  • Oct. 25–Nov. 30, 2014, and Dec. 13, 2014–Jan. 18, 2015.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: Oct. 11–12, 2014.

Zone 2

  • Nov. 1–30, 2014, and Dec. 13, 2014–Jan. 25, 2015.
  • Youth Waterfowl Days: Oct. 18–19, 2014.

Daily Bag Limits

  • 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 one canvasback.
  • Mergansers: Five. The daily bag limit may include no more than two hooded mergansers.
  • Coots: 15.

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

Possession Limits & Shooting Hours for All Goose and Sandhill Crane Seasons

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. For light geese, there is no possession limit.

Shooting Hours

One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

Canada Geese

Dates

Nov. 1–30, 2014, and
Dec. 13, 2014–Feb. 15, 2015.

Daily Bag Limit

Eight. Hunting allowed statewide.

White-Fronted Geese

Dates

Nov. 1–30, 2014, and
Dec. 13, 2014–Feb. 8, 2015.

Daily Bag Limit

One. Hunting allowed statewide.

Light Geese Snow, Blue & Ross

Dates

Nov. 1–30, 2014, and
Dec. 13, 2014–Feb. 15, 2015.

Daily Bag Limit

50. Hunting allowed statewide.

Sandhill Cranes

Dates

Oct. 18, 2014–Jan. 18, 2015.

Daily Bag Limit

Three. Hunting allowed west of I-35 only.

Federal Sandhill Crane Permit Required

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

Conservation Order Light Goose Season (COLGS)

Dates

Feb. 16–March 30, 2015.

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 2014–2015 “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

Dates & Open Areas

Oct. 1, 2014–Jan. 15, 2015; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Eight.

Gallinule Purple gallinule &
Common Moorhen

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Nov. 9, 2014; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

15.

Rail sora & virginia

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Nov. 9, 2014; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

25.

September Teal

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 13–28, 2014; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Six.

Woodcock

Dates & Open Areas

Nov. 1–Dec. 15, 2014; statewide.

Daily Bag Limit

Three.

Dove mourning, white-winged & Eurasian collared

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 1–Oct. 31, 2014 and Dec. 20–28, 2014; 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.

Regulations in red are new this year.

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