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Jonathan Coleman
President

Chris Kimble
Vice President

Bart Russell
President-elect

Shane Bullard
Treasurer

Rob Huber
Secretary

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Webmaster



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Extended Falconry Season-Waterfowl


SEASON DATES AND AREAS:


Panhandle Counties:

September 9th, 2017 - September 24th, 2017

September 30th, 2017

October 14th, 2017 - January 10th 2018

February 3rd, 2018

*No extended falconry dates; 107 day treaty limit on exposure already reached*


Zone 1:

September 9th, 2017 - September 24th, 2017

September 30th, 2017

October 28th, 2017 - November 26th, 2017

December 9th, 2017 - January 21st, 2018

February 3rd, 2018

Extended Falconry Season

February 13th, 2018 - February 27th, 2018


Zone 2:

September 9th, 2017 - September 24th, 2017

September 30th, 2017

November 4th, 2017 - November 26th, 2017

December 9th, 2017 - January 28th, 2018

February 3rd, 2018

Extended Falconry Season

February 13th, 2018 - February 27th, 2018


Legal Species:

Ducks, mergansers, and coots.


Bag and Possesion Limits:

Daily bag limits may not exceed three and possession limits may not exceed six birds after the first day, nine birds after the second day on migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate for which an open hunting season or special extended falconry season is established.  Regular season bag limits do not apply to falconry.


Hawking Hours:

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset.



Extended Falconry Season-Migratory Game Birds


SEASON DATES AND AREAS:


Gallinule: This season is open statewide

September 1st, 2017 - November 9th, 2017

Extended Falconry Season

February 2nd, 2018 - March 10th, 2018


Rail: This season is open statewide

September 1st, 2017 - November 9th, 2017

Extended Falconry Season

February 2nd, 2018 - March 10th, 2018


Woodcock: This season is open statewide

November 1st, 2017 - December 15th, 2017

Extended Falconry Season

December 16th, 2017 - February 15th, 2018


Dove: This season is open statewide

September 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

December 1st, 2017 - December 29th, 2017

Extended Falconry Season

February 22nd, 2018 - March 10th, 2018


Sandhill Crane: This season is open statewide

October 21st, 2017 - January 21st, 2018

Extended Falconry Season

January 22nd, 2018 - February 4th, 2018


Snipe: This season is open statewide

October 1st, 2017 - January 15th, 2018

*No extended falconry dates; 107 day treaty limit on exposure already reached*


Bag and Possesion Limits:

Daily bag limits may not exceed three and possession limits may not exceed six birds after the first day, nine birds after the second day on migratory game birds, singly or in the aggregate for which an open hunting season or special extended falconry season is established.  Regular season bag limits do not apply to falconry.


Hawking Hours:

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset.


Crow: This season is open statewide

October 10th, 2017 - November 16th, 2017

December 9th, 2017 - March 4th, 2018

*No extended falconry dates; 140 day treaty limit on exposure already reached*


Bag and Possesion Limits:

No limit

 

Hawking Hours:

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset.



Extended Falconry Season-Upland Game Birds


SEASON DATES AND AREAS:


Pheasant:

This season is open statewide from October 1st through March 31st


Quail:

This season is open statewide from October 1st through March 31st


Bag and Possesion Limits:

The bag limit during falconry hunting dates that are outside of the regular hunting season shall be two animals of each species daily, four in possession after the first day.  Bag limits during regular hunting seasons shall be the same as those listed in the Oklahoma Hunting Guide.


Hawking Hours:

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset.



Extended Falconry Season-Rabbits

 

SEASON DATES AND AREAS:


Cottontail Rabbit:

This season is open year-round; statewide


Swamp Rabbit:

This season is open year-round; statewide


Black-Tailed Jackrabbit:

This season is open year-round; statewide


Bag and Possesion Limits:

The bag limit during falconry hunting dates that are outside of the regular hunting season shall be two animals of each species daily, four in possession after the first day.  Bag limits during regular hunting seasons shall be the same as those listed in the Oklahoma Hunting Guide.


Hawking Hours:

One-half hour before official sunrise to official sunset.

 
 

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