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Oklahoma Hunting

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips in Oklahoma, from maps and regulations to season dates, game animals, quotas, and hunt zones. Plus much more! Start your research right here.

Overview

Known For

Oklahoma is known for its big game and small game hunting opportunities. From trophy whitetail deer to elk, bear, and antelope to turkey, squirrels, woodcock, and rail, Oklahoma’s a hunter’s paradise.

Terrain

Oklahoma is considered a transition zone between wetter forested lands and the arid plains of the West. It is in the heart of the Great Plains. As a whole, the state’s topography includes forests, mountains, prairies, rivers, lakes, canyons, and mesas.

Oklahoma Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Antelope
Antelope – Gun
Either Sex. Special drawing.
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 4, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Gun (Doe only)
Special drawing.
Sep 5, 2022 Sep 14, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 14, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Landowner (Doe only) 2
Special drawing.
Nov 26, 2022 Jan 15, 2023
Bear
Bear – Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 16, 2022
Bear
Bear – Muzzleloading
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Bobcat
Bobcat
Limit 20 per license.
Dec 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Coyote
Coyote
No limit. No closed season.
Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Deer
Deer – Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Jan 15, 2023
Deer
Deer – Youth Gun
Oct 14, 2022 Oct 16, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Deer
Deer – Gun
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Deer
Deer – Holiday Antlerless
Dec 18, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Dove
Dove – Early
Bag limit 15 per day.
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 31, 2022
Dove
Dove – Late
Bag limit 15 per day.
Dec 1, 2022 Dec 29, 2022
Duck
Duck – September Teal
See regulations for more details.
Sep 10, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Duck
Duck – Youth Waterfowl 1
Applicants must be 12 to 15 years of age. Panhandle counties.
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Duck
Duck – Panhandle Counties
See regulations for more details.
Oct 8, 2022 Jan 4, 2023
Duck
Duck – Youth Waterfowl 2
Applicants must be 12 to 15 years of age. Zone 1 and Zone 2.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
Duck
Duck – Zone 1 and 2 (Early)
See regulations for more details.
Nov 12, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Duck
Duck – Zone 1 and 2 (Late)
See regulations for more details.
Dec 3, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Duck
Duck – Youth Waterfowl 3
Applicants must be 12 to 15 years of age. Panhandle counties, Zone 1 and Zone 2.
Feb 4, 2023 Feb 4, 2023
Elk
Elk – Southwest Archery 1
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 5, 2022
Elk
Elk – Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Jan 15, 2023
Elk
Elk – Southwest Gun 1
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Oct 6, 2022 Oct 9, 2022
Elk
Elk – Southwest Youth Gun
Southwest Zone. By special permit only
Oct 14, 2022 Oct 16, 2022
Elk
Elk – Youth Gun
Oct 14, 2022 Oct 16, 2022
Elk
Elk – Muzzleloading
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Elk
Elk – Southwest Antlerless 1
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Elk
Elk – Gun
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Elk
Elk – Southwest Archery 2
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Dec 3, 2022 Dec 7, 2022
Elk
Elk – Southwest Gun 2
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Dec 8, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Elk
Elk – Holiday Antlerless
Dec 18, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Elk
Elk – Southwest Antlerless 2
Southwest Zone. By special permit only.
Jan 1, 2023 Jan 31, 2023
Fox
Fox – Gray and Red
Dec 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose (Resident only)
Bag limit 8 per day.
Sep 10, 2022 Sep 19, 2022
Goose
Goose – White-fronted Geese
Bag limit 2 per day.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Light Geese
Bag limit 50 per day.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Dark Geese
Bag limit 8 per day.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Light Geese (Late)
Bag limit 50 per day.
Dec 3, 2022 Feb 12, 2023
Goose
Goose – Dark Geese (Late)
Bag limit 8 per day.
Dec 3, 2022 Feb 12, 2023
Goose
Goose – White-fronted Geese (Late)
Bag limit 2 per day.
Dec 3, 2022 Feb 5, 2023
Goose
Goose – Conservation Order Light Goose
No bag limit
Feb 13, 2023 Mar 30, 2023
Hog
Feral Hogs
No closed season on private lands. Open to hunting on public lands during any regular hunting season.
Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Pheasant
Pheasant
Bag limit 2 per day.
Dec 1, 2022 Jan 31, 2023
Quail Game Type
Quail – Bobwhite & Scaled
Bag limit 10 per day.
Nov 12, 2022 Feb 15, 2023
Rabbit
Rabbit
Cottontail 10, Swamp 3, and Jackrabbit 3.
Oct 1, 2022 Mar 15, 2023
Sandhill Crane Game Type
Sandhill Crane
West of I-35 only. Bag limit three per day.
Oct 22, 2022 Jan 22, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Jan 15, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Gun
Oct 29, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Youth Spring
1 Tom Turkey statewide.
Apr 8, 2023 Apr 9, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Spring
1 Tom Turkey statewide.
Apr 16, 2023 May 16, 2023

Oklahoma Licenses, Permits, and Regulations

Oklahoma hunting licenses, permits, and regulations for resident and non-resident hunters can be purchased on the official website of the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation. Click below to view the website.

Hunting GPS Maps

Every Oklahoma hunter should have hunting GPS maps on hand. Oklahoma hunting maps are available from onX Hunt. With a paid membership you can access Satellite, Topo, or Hybrid Basemaps, over which you can view maps of hunt zones, along with State, Forest Service, and other public and private property boundaries. You can view trails and roads, and even download maps to the Hunt App for use offline. Click below to get onX Hunt for Oklahoma.

Hunt Zones

Oklahoma’s hunt zones indicate where a hunter can harvest antlerless deer, elk, and other big games. There are 10 different numbered antlerless hunt zones. Its hunt zones for elk are designated by directional markers, such as the Panhandle Zone, Northwest Zone, Northeast Zone, etc. Click below to view Oklahoma’s hunt zones in more detail through an interactive map.

Hunting Layers

OK Private Lands Preview

OK Private Lands

Over 1,800,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in Oklahoma. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

OK Gov Lands Preview

OK Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 3,900,000 acres in Oklahoma to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

OK Possible Access Preview

OK Possible Access

onX has mapped 890,000 acres of possible access lands in Oklahoma including timber companies and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

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OK Hunt Zones

Oklahoma Deer, Elk, and Turkey Game Management Units. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

Includes 4 Sublayers

  • OK Deer Zones
  • OK Elk Zones
  • OK Fall Turkey Zones
  • OK Spring Turkey Zones


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