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Welcome to 2023-24 Oklahoma Hunting

2023 Oklahoma Hunting Regulations Cover

Hunting Regulation Changes

The following are brief descriptions of regulation changes. This summary of regulation changes is intended to be used as a reference only. You are required to be familiar with all the changes to regulations that apply to each of these items.

  • Extend squirrel season through Feb. 28
  • Decrease the state hunter education course from eight hours to six
  • Extend the closing time to one-half hour after official sunset on shooting ranges at ODWC managed properties
  • Establish archery range rules for ODWC shooting ranges with archery facilities
  • Open Holiday Antlerless Gun Season on Broken Bow WMA, Honobia WMA, Gains Creek WMA, Ouchita WMA — McCurtain & Tiak units, Three Rivers WMA

Free Hunting Days

September 2-3, 2023

Residents may hunt in Oklahoma on these days without a state license.

Be sure to take someone hunting!