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Ducks, Mergansers & Coots Regulations

Dates & Open Areas

Panhandle Counties (High Plains Mallard Management Unit)

  • Oct. 8 - Jan. 4.
  • Youth, Veteran & Active Military Waterfowl Days: Oct. 1 & Feb. 4.

Zones 1 & 2

  • Nov. 12-27 & Dec. 3, 2022 - Jan. 29, 2023.
  • Youth, Veteran & Active Military Waterfowl Days: Nov. 5 & Feb. 4.

Ducks & Mergansers

Daily Limit

Six combined of any species of duck. The daily limit may include no more than five mallards (only two may be hens), three wood ducks, two redheads, two canvasbacks, one scaup and one pintail.

Mergansers are included in the duck daily limit.


Daily Limit


Wetland Development Units

Wetland Development Units (WDUs) are wetland units where all shotgun hunting is restricted to federally-approved nontoxic shot and the possession of lead shot is prohibited. In addition, shooting hours for waterfowl close at 1 p.m. daily.

Wetland Development Units (WDUs) are areas specially managed to provide waterfowl hunting and important habitat and refuge resources to waterfowl and other migratory birds. Many WDU maps are available at


Closed to all air-driven watercraft.
Hunting on these areas is limited to half-day hunting: one-half hour before official sunrise to 1 p.m. daily. On Wetland Development Units (WDUs), no permanent blinds are permitted. All shotgun hunting on state Wetland Development Units is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot only and the possession of lead shot is prohibited.
Copan WDU

Hunting Contact (918) 629-5108

Deep Fork WMA: Swift Bottoms WDU

Hunting Contact (918) 759-1816

Drummond Flats WMA

Hunting Contact (580) 541-5319

Eufaula WMA: Deep Fork WDU

Hunting Contact (918) 617-1113

Fort Cobb WMA: Walnut Slough WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 595-0347

Grassy Slough WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 513-5020

Hackberry Flat WMA & WDU:

Hunting Contact (405) 823-8425

Hugo WMA: Hugo/Kiamichi River & Sawyer WDUs

Hunting Contact (580) 513-5020

Hulah WMA: Whipporwill WDU

Hunting Contact (918) 629-5108

Keystone WMA:
Boston Pool, Buckeye Creek & Cottonwood Creek WDUs

Hunting Contact (918) 629-4625

Love Valley WMA:
Stevens Springs WDU

Hunting Contact (405) 823-9038

McClellan-Kerr WMA:
Billy Creek & Chouteau WDUs

Hunting Contact (918) 625-3910

Mountain Park WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 595-0347

Okmulgee WMA: Okmulgee East & Okmulgee West WDUs

Hunting Contact (918) 759-1816

Oologah WMA: Overcup Bottoms &
Upper Verdigris WDUs

Hunting Contact (918) 629-5286

Packsaddle WMA: Bonser Marsh WDU & Designated WDU Areas

Hunting Contact (580) 515-2030

Red Slough WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 513-5020

Waurika WMA: Waurika WDU & Walker Creek WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 595-0347

White Grass Flats WDU

Hunting Contact (580) 513-5020

Wister WMA: Joe Johnson WDU & Fourche Maline WDU

Hunting Contact (918) 721-2990