Step 5: Controlled Hunt Selections

DO NOT USE THE HUNT NUMBER YOU USED LAST YEAR.
HUNT NUMBERS MIGHT CHANGE EVERY YEAR!


Category 1 - Elk Hunts
Can only be drawn once in a lifetime if drawn in 2002 or later. Minimum age requirement for Controlled Hunts is 14, unless otherwise specified. One applicant only| NO GROUP APPLICATIONS. Up to three hunt choices may be selected.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Cookson WMAOct. 28-291 Either-SexGun1001
Wichita Mts. NWR(A)Dec. 12-1430 BullGun1020
Wichita Mts. NWR(A)Dec. 12-1470 CowGun1021
Wichita Mts. NWR(A)Jan. 9-11, 201830 BullGun1022
Wichita Mts. NWR(A)Jan. 9-11, 201870 CowGun1023

A) SPECIAL NOTE~ Applicants should only apply if they have the physical ability to walk and climb in extremely rough and mountainous terrain and possibly in extreme winter weather. Expect rigorous exercise during hunts. It is highly recommended that hunters realistically assess their physical abilities before applying. Selected Wichita Mountains NWR elk applicants must attend a pre-hunt briefing at 10~00 a.m. on the day preceding their hunt at the refuge Visitor Center. Minimum age requirement is 18 years of age. Hunters have the responsibility to remove their harvested elk from the field and are strongly encouraged to bring a helper to assist with the removal of carcass from hunt area. Firearm requirements are centerfire only rifles of .270 caliber or larger. All handguns are prohibited. There is a five (5) shells per day limit.

Category 2 - Antelope Hunts
Can only be drawn once in a lifetime if drawn in 2002 or later. Minimum age requirements for Controlled Hunts is 14. One applicant only| NO GROUP APPLICATIONS. Up to three (3) hunt choices may be selected. These hunts occur on private property. The Wildlife Dept. does not maintain a record of available private lands. It is the responsibility of all successful applicants to contact landowners and obtain written permission prior to hunting on private lands and the hunter must have this written permission in possession while hunting. Private land access fees may be charged by the landowner.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Cimarron CountySep. 7-1020 Either-SexGun2001
Cimarron CountySep. 11-2050 Doe OnlyGun2002
Texas CountySep. 7-105 Either-SexGun2010
Texas CountySep. 11-2020 Doe OnlyGun2011


Category 3 - Deer Hunts
Apply for up to five hunt choices for all deer hunts combined. Minimum age requirements for Controlled Hunts is 14, unless otherwise specified. Up to four hunters may apply together. Submit only one application for Category 3.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Atoka WMA(U)Nov. 3-575 Either-SexGun3001
Beaver River WMA, McFarland UnitOct. 21-2210 Either-SexMuzzleloader3006
Beaver River WMA, McFarland UnitNov. 18-195 Either-SexGun3007
Beaver River WMANov. 18-1915 Either-SexGun3008
Beavers Bend State Park (River Bend)(E)Jan. 5-7, 201815 (2) Antlerless OnlyArchery3015
Beavers Bend State Park (Golf Course)(E)Jan. 5-7, 201815 (2) Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3016
Candy Creek WMA(I)Oct. 21-2912 Either-SexMuzzleloader3020
Candy Creek WMA(I)Nov. 18-Dec. 312 Either-SexGun3021
Canton WMANov. 18-1975 Either-SexGun3030
Cherokee GMANov. 1150 Either-SexGun3044
Cherokee GMANov. 1175 Antlerless OnlyGun3045
Cherokee GMANov. 1250 Either-SexGun3046
Cherokee GMANov. 1275 Antlerless OnlyGun3047
Cookson WMANov. 11-1218 Either-SexMuzzleloader3060
Cookson WMANov. 1135 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3061
Cookson WMANov. 1235 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3062
Cookson WMANov. 4-518 Either-SexGun3063
Cookson WMANov. 435 Antlerless OnlyGun3064
Cookson WMANov. 535 Antlerless OnlyGun3065
Cross Timbers WMAOct. 28-2950 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader3070
Cross Timbers WMADec. 2-350 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3071
Deep Fork NWROct. 20-2250 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3080
Deep Fork NWROct. 27-2950 (2) Only 1 AntleredMuzzleloader3081
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Oct. 28-294 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3090
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Oct. 28-292 Either-SexMuzzleloader3091
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Nov. 17-184 Antlerless OnlyGun3092
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Nov. 17-182 Either-SexGun3093
Ft. Gibson WRPOct. 2450 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3110
Ft. Gibson WRPOct. 2550 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3111
Ft. Gibson WRPNov. 750 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3112
Ft. Gibson WRPNov. 825 Either-SexMuzzleloader3113
Ft. Gibson WRPNov. 825 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3114
Grady County WMAOct. 28-Nov. 510 Either-SexMuzzleloader3120
Grady County WMANov. 18-2610 Either-SexGun3121
Hugo Lake COEJan. 5-7, 201815 Antlerless OnlyGun3130
James Collins WMANov. 18-1950 Either-SexGun3140
Lexington WMANov. 11135 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3150
Lexington WMANov. 12135 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3151
Lexington WMANov. 15135 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3152
Lexington WMANov. 16135 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3153
Little River NWR(G)Nov. 3-530 Either-SexGun3160
Little River NWR(G)Nov. 10-1230 Either-SexGun3161
McAlester AAP Physically Challenged(C)Oct. 6-890 Either-SexArchery3170
McAlester AAP(H)Oct. 13-15275 Either-SexArchery3171
McAlester AAP(H)Oct. 20-22275 Either-SexArchery3172
McAlester AAP(H)Oct. 27-29275 Either-SexArchery3173
McAlester AAP(H)Nov. 3-5260 Either-SexArchery3174
McAlester AAP(H)Nov. 10-12260 Either-SexArchery3175
McCurtain Co. WA(B)Nov. 3-516 Either-SexGun3190
McGee Creek WMA(U)Oct. 27-29100 Either-SexMuzzleloader3200
McGee Creek WMA(U)Nov. 3-575 Either-SexGun3201
Okmulgee GMANov. 1860 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun3210
Okmulgee GMANov. 1960 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun3211
Osage-Western Wall WMANov. 9-1225 Either-SexMuzzleloader3220
Pushmataha WMA(U)Nov. 10-1275 Either-SexMuzzleloader3230
Salt Plains NWR(Y)Dec. 4-725 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3240
Salt Plains NWR Wilderness Area(W,Y)Dec. 4-712 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3241
Salt Plains NWR(Y)Nov. 6-825 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader3242
Salt Plains NWR Wilderness Area(W,Y)Nov. 6-812 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader3243
Salt Plains NWR(Y)Nov. 13-1525 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3244
Salt Plains NWR Wilderness Area(W,Y)Nov. 13-1512 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3245
Salt Plains NWR(Y)Nov. 27-2925 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3246
Salt Plains NWR Wilderness Area(W,Y)Nov. 27-2912 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3247
Sandy Sanders WMAOct. 30-Nov. 550 Either-SexMuzzleloader3270
Sequoyah NWR(Q)Oct. 31-Nov. 320 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3280
Sequoyah NWR(Z)Nov. 15-1630 (2) Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3281
Sequoyah NWR(Z)Nov. 29-3030 (2) Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3282
Sequoyah NWR(Z)Dec. 6-730 (2) Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3283
Sequoyah Resort Park(L)Dec. 2-320 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SArchery3286
Spavinaw GMAOct. 28-2930 Either-SexGun3290
Spavinaw GMAOct. 28-2940 Antlerless OnlyGun3291
Tishomingo NWR(D,R)Dec. 7-820 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun3300
Washita NWRNov. 7-85 Antlerless OnlyGun3320
Waurika WMA & COE PublicNov. 13-1515 Either-SexMuzzleloader3330
Waurika WMA & COE PublicNov. 13-1525 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader3331
Wichita Mts. NWR(F,N)Nov. 14-1630 Antlered OnlyGun3340
Wichita Mts. NWR(F,N)Nov. 14-1640 Antlerless OnlyGun3341
Great Salt Plains SPOct. 23-2610 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3350
Great Salt Plains SPDec. 11-1410 (2) Only 1 AntleredArchery3351
Texoma COE (Lakeside)Jan. 12-14, 20188 Antlerless OnlyGun3361

B) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing at 11~00 a.m. on Friday at headquarters. Hunt begins after briefing and ends noon on Sunday.
C) Physically Challenged Archery Hunt - Applicants must have a permanent disability to the extent that they cannot use a conventional longbow (as certified by a physician licensed to practice in Oklahoma or bordering state), or a non-ambulatory or motor vehicle permit. A person who qualifies to use a crossbow shall have in his possession while in the field, and present at hunt check-in, written evidence of such certification. In addition, at McAlester AAP, selected applicants must report at 10 a.m. Thursday preceding their hunt to attend a pre-hunt briefing. Failure to attend this briefing will result in cancellation. Hunters younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Hunter may bring an assistant. Assistants will be allowed to transport hunters to and from the field and/or stands, but will not be allowed to hunt. Assistance will be provided for others as needed. Background checks will be conducted on all successful applicants and helpers prior to entry. Hunts may be cancelled at any time. A $40 federal user fee is required to participate in the hunt.
D) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing at 11 a.m. on the first day of the hunt at the Tishomingo NWR Refuge Headquarters. All handguns are prohibited at Tishomingo NWR.
E) Maximum of two (2) applicants per application.
F) Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
G) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters on Friday. On Little River NWR, hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters at 1 p.m. Friday, and hunting will begin following the briefing.
H) Selected applicants for deer archery hunts are required to report at 10 a.m. Thursday preceding their hunt to attend a pre-hunt briefing and check-in. Failure to attend briefing will result in cancellation. Hunts end at noon Sunday. Only traditional type bows (long bows or recurve bows) allowed. Minimum bow weight of 40 pounds, at 28 inches of draw. Bare bows, no attachments. COMPOUND BOWS AND CROSSBOWS ARE PROHIBITED. Hunters younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Background checks will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to entry. Hunts may be canceled at any time. A $40 federal user fee is required to participate in the hunt.
I) Other hunting seasons will be open on the WMA during this hunt period.
L) Sequoyah Resort Park hunters will be charged a $30 state park user fee, collected at check-in, in addition to the applicable permit and license fees.
M) One either-sex permit may be substituted for an antlerless-only permit for a limited number of applicants by random drawing at the hunt site on the day of the hunt.
N) Selected applicants must attend a pre-hunt briefing at 10 a.m. the day preceding their hunt at the Visitor Center. SPECIAL NOTE~ Applicants should be prepared for extremely rough terrain and expect rigorous exercise during hunts. Firearm requirements are the same as statewide deer gun season (centerfire only). All handguns are prohibited. There is a limit of five (5) shells per day.
O) Applicants must apply individually. No group applications.
Q) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing at noon on the first day of the hunt at refuge headquarters. Hunt begins after briefing and ends a half-hour after sunset on the last day of the hunt.
R) Hunters younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
U) Hunt begins at noon Friday and ends at noon Sunday. No-shows will not be filled| permit holders only.
W) This is an extremely physically demanding hunt in rough terrain with dense brush.
Y) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters on the first day of the hunt. On Salt Plains NWR and Sequoyah NWR, hunters with disabilities requiring special accommodations should only apply for Deer Hunts for Persons with Non-ambulatory or Motor Vehicle Permit (Category 4).
Z) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing at 5~30 a.m. the first day of the hunt at refuge headquarters. Hunt begins after briefing and ends a half-hour after sunset on the second day.

Category 4 - Deer Hunts for People with a Non-ambulatory or Motor Vehicle Permit issued by ODWC
Only people who hold either a non-ambulatory permit or motor vehicle permit may apply for Category 4 either individually or with up to three additional hunters who possess one of these permits (except Salt Plains NWR, which is limited to one applicant only). Up to three (3) hunt choices may be selected. Applicants are limited to people possessing at least one of the following free permits prior to applying~ Non-ambulatory Permit - People who are unable to walk due to a single-leg or double-leg amputation, paralysis of lower extremity(ies) and/or disease or injury and who use a wheelchair as their primary source of mobility as certified by a medical doctor licensed to practice in Oklahoma or a bordering state may receive this permit. OR Motor Vehicle Permit - People having a permanent disability that confines them to a wheelchair or requires the use of crutches, a walker or other means of support or assistance for body mobility as certified by a medical doctor licensed to practice in Oklahoma or a bordering state may receive this permit. Applicants must list hunting license type, hunting license number and either a non-ambulatory or motor vehicle permit number when applying for Category 4. People with these permits may also apply with non-permittees for Category 3 hunts (except for Salt Plains NWR), in which case accommodations can be made through the area manager for successful applicants possessing one of these permits.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Cherokee GMAOct. 28-2940 Either-SexGun4001
Cookson WMANov. 18-1925 Either-SexGun4010
Copan COE Parks(O)Dec. 8-104 (2) Either-SexGun4015
Hugo Lake COE(P)Dec. 8-1016 (2) See Code PGun4030
Oologah Lake COE(O)Nov. 10-128 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun4040
Salt Plains NWR(J,Y)Nov. 6-82 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader4050
Salt Plains NWR(J,Y)Nov. 13-152 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun4051
Salt Plains NWR(J,Y)Nov. 27-292 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun4052
Sequoyah NWR(J,Y)Nov. 15-163 (2) Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader4060
Sequoyah Resort Park(L)Dec. 16-1712 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader4070
Tishomingo NWR(T)Nov. 8-910 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun4080
Waurika WMA & COE PublicNov. 7-96 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun4090

G) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters on Friday.
J) One applicant only. It is highly recommended hunters bring a non-hunting helper to assist in set up, deer cleaning, retrieval and check-in.
L) Sequoyah Resort Park hunters will be charged a $30 state park user fee, collected at check-in, in addition to applicable permit and license fees.
O) Applicants must apply individually. No group applications.
P) Two (2) deer limit. Two does, or one doe and one buck with minimum 15-inch antler spread. Hunt will begin at noon Friday and will end at noon Sunday.
T) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing at 11 a.m. the first day of the hunt at refuge headquarters. All handguns are prohibited. Hunters with disabilities may use an all-terrain vehicle with an ODWC Non-ambulatory Permit.
Y) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at the refuge headquarters on the first day of the hunt. On Salt Plains NWR and Sequoyah NWR, hunters with disabilities requiring special accommodations should only apply for Deer Hunts for Persons with Non-ambulatory or Motor Vehicle Permit (Category 4).

Category 5 - Youth Deer Hunts
Hunters must be 15 or younger on the first day of the hunt and must have completed hunter education certification or hold an apprentice-designated license. Youth hunters who hold an apprentice-designated license must be accompanied by an adult non-hunting partner 18 years old or older who possesses a certificate of hunter education or is exempt from either hunter education requirements or license requirements (except on McAlester AAP, Salt Plains NWR, and USDA Grazinglands Research Lab, where hunters must be 12-15 years old). Proof of age and hunter education certification are required at check- in. One (1) applicant only| NO GROUP APPLICATIONS. Up to three hunt choices may be selected. Applicants must report to area headquarters at times specified below. Sequoyah Resort Park hunters will be charged a $30 state park user fee collected at the check-in in addition to applicable permit and license fees. All participants are required to be accompanied by an adult non-hunting partner. Non-hunting partner does not need a hunting license and should not apply for this category. All handguns are prohibited on Tishomingo NWR. McAlester AAP hunters will be charged a $40 Federal User Fee.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt # Mandatory Pre- Hunt Meeting Hunt Ends
Atoka WMAOct. 27-2950 Either-SexGun5001NOON FRI.NOON SUN
Beaver River WMA, McFarland UnitOct. 14-1515 Either-SexGun50067~00 pm Fri1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Camp Gruber CantonmentNov. 24-2625 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun5009NOON FRI.1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Cherokee GMANov. 4-550 Either-SexGun5010No meeting1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Cookson WMAOct. 28-2945 Either-SexGun5020No meeting1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Deep Fork NWROct. 13-1525 (2) Only 1 AntleredMuzzleloader5030NOON FRI.1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Ft. Cobb WMA and SPOct. 21-2240 Antlerless OnlyMuzzleloader/Shotgun50405~00 PM FRI1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Ft. Gibson WRPNov. 1120 (2) Only 1 AntleredMuzzleloader50505~00 am Sat1/2 hr after sunset Sat.
Kaw Lake COENov. 3-54 (2) 1 Either-Sex, 1 DoeGun50551~00 PM FRINOON SUN
Hugo WMAOct. 13-1525 Either-SexGun5060NOON FRI.NOON SUN
James Collins WMAOct. 20-2260 Either-SexGun5070Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
James Collins WMAOct. 27-2960 Either-SexGun5071Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Keystone COE(G)Dec. 8-109 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun50801~00 PM FRINOON SUN
Little River NWR(G)Oct. 27-2910 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun50851~00 pm Fri1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
McAlester AAP(K)Nov. 24-2625 Antlerless OnlyGun50908~00 am FriNoon Sun.
Okmulgee GMA(G)Nov. 4-524 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun51107~00 PM FRI1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Okmulgee GMA(G)Nov. 11-1224 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun51117~00 PM FRI1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Pine Creek WMANov. 10-1212 Either-SexGun5130Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Pushmataha WMAOct. 27-2950 Either-SexGun5140Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Pushmataha WMANov. 3-550 Either-SexGun5141Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Salt Plains NWR(G)Nov. 3-525 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun515011~00 AM FRI.2.00 PM SUN.
Sequoyah NWROct. 20-2225 (2) Only 1 AntleredMuzzleloader5160NOON FRI.1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Sequoyah Resort ParkDec. 9-1012 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SMuzzleloader51707~00 pm Fri1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Spavinaw GMANov. 4-540 Either-SexMuzzleloader51804~45 am Sat1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Spavinaw GMANov. 10-1240 Either-SexGun5181Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Tenkiller COENov. 3-510 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun5190Noon Fri.1/2 hr after sunset Sun.
Texoma COE (Burns Run)Nov. 10-128 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun5200Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Texoma COE (Lakeside)Nov. 3-58 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun5201Noon Fri.Noon Sun.
Tishomingo NWROct. 19-2020 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun521011~00 AM THU1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET FRI
USDA Grazinglands R.L.(M)Nov. 10-1120 (2) Antlerless OnlyRifle52201~00 pm Fri1/2 hr after sunset Sat.
Washita NWR Youth ExemptionOct. 6-710 Antlerless OnlyGun5240Noon Fri.1/2 hr after sunset Sat.
Washita NWR Youth ExemptionNov. 3-410 Antlerless OnlyGun5260Noon Fri.1/2 hr after sunset Sat.
Oka'Yanahli PreserveNov. 10-1210 (2) 1st Antlerless, 2nd E-SGun52801~00 PM FRI1/2 HR AFTER SUNSET SUN.
Skiatook COE(G)Dec. 8-104 (2) Only 1 AntleredGun52901~00 PM FRINOON SUN

G) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters Friday.
K) Background checks will be conducted on all successful applicants and non-hunting partners prior to entry.
M) One either-sex permit may be substituted for an antlerless-only permit for a limited number of applicants by random drawing at the hunt site on the day of the hunt.

Category 6 - Spring Turkey Hunts
Minimum age requirements for Controlled Hunts is 14. Up to two hunters may apply together, except McAlester AAP applicants must apply in pairs. Up to three hunt choices may be selected.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Cross Timbers WMAApr. 6-10, 201810 TomShotgun6000
Cross Timbers WMAApr. 27-May 1, 201810 TomShotgun6001
Deep Fork NWR(O,S,X)Apr. 20-22, 20185 TomShotgun6010
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Apr. 6-7, 20182 TomShotgun6020
Four Canyon Preserve(O)Apr. 13-14, 20182 TomShotgun6021
Little River NWR(G)Apr. 20-22, 201820 TomGun6040
McAlester AAP(V)Apr. 13-15, 201820 TomGun6050
McAlester AAP(V)Apr. 20-22, 201820 TomGun6051
McCurtain Co. WA(U)Apr. 20-22, 201816 TomShotgun6060

G) Hunters are required to attend a mandatory meeting at refuge headquarters at 1 p.m. Friday, and hunting will begin after the briefing.
O) Applicants must apply individually| no group applications.
S) Restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot only.
U) Hunt will begin at noon Friday and will end at noon Sunday.
V) Must apply in pairs. Background checks will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to entry. Hunts may be canceled at any time. A $40 federal user fee is required to participate in the hunt. A mandatory briefing will be conducted at 8 a.m. Friday before each hunt.
X) Applicants must report to area headquarters at noon Friday at Deep Fork to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing.

Category 7 - Youth Spring Turkey Hunts
Hunters must be 15 or younger on the first day of the hunt and have completed their hunter education certification or hold an apprentice-designated license. Youth hunters who hold an apprentice-designated license must be accompanied by an adult non-hunting partner 18 years old or older who possesses a certificate of hunter education or is exempt from either hunter education requirements or license requirements. Proof of age and hunter education certification are required at check-in. One (1) applicant only| NO GROUP APPLICATIONS. All hunts end at noon on Sunday. Up to three hunt choices may be selected. All participants are required to be accompanied by an adult who is a non-hunting partner. Non-hunting partner does not need a hunting license and does not need to apply.

Name of Area Hunt Date Number of Permits Type of Hunt Hunt #
Deep Fork NWR(S,X)Apr. 6-8, 20187 TomShotgun7010
James Collins WMAApr. 14-15, 201810 TomShotgun7030
Washita NWR Youth ExemptionApr. 6-9, 20185 TomShotgun7060
McGee Creek WMAApr. 14-15, 201810 TomShotgun7070

S) Restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot only.
X) Applicants must report to area headquarters at noon Friday at Deep Fork to attend a mandatory pre-hunt briefing.

For information regarding specific controlled hunts, please call the Department’s Wildlife Division at
(405) 521-2739.

Hunt Area Abbreviations

WMA - Wildlife Management Area
GMA - Game Management Area
NWR - National Wildlife Refuge
WRP - Waterfowl Refuge Portion
COE - Corps of Engineers
AAP - Army Ammunition Plant
WA - Wilderness Area
SP - State Park
USDA Grazinglands R.L. - Research Lab