Deer Hunting

The Most Popular Hunting Season in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is one of the best states in the nation for whitetail deer hunting, and it's big business for Oklahoma with an estimated total economic impact of over $600 million a year!

Fueling that deer hunting popularity is a management plan that serves our diverse hunters’ interests along with a strong education component outlining the benefits of balanced sex ratios and selective buck harvest.

DEER REGULATIONS

White-tail Deer Bio Mule Deer Bio

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PUBLIC LAND DEER HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES

ARCHERY MUZZLELOADER GUN YOUTH GUN HOLIDAY ANTLERLESS


After the harvest...

Upon a successful hunt here are some resources to help you find a place to have your deer harvested.  If you wish to process your own deer we have some videos that will help you.  We also have a program that allows you to donate your harvest to a participating Hunters Against Hunger processor.  You can also sign-up for the Deer Share program which helps you share your harvest with others more easily.

GAME PROCESSORS HUNTERS AGAINST HUNTER SHARE HARVEST

Harvest Report is updated weekly. Sportsmen have the option to exclude their names; however, your deer harvest information will still appear in the report. The report uses an asterisk (*) in lieu of excluded names.  Click here to view deer harvest by county.

BUCK HARVEST REPORT BIG GAME REPORT DATA

Hunters who have harvested big game in Oklahoma who are interested in having it scored should look into the Cy Curtis Program. If you are interested in using antler scores to help them make harvest decisions. Software created at the Mississippi State University Deer Lab allows accurate scoring of a buck’s antlers by using a game camera photo of the buck. For details about Buckscore, go online to BuckScore.com

Cy Curtis Scoring How Old Is My Deer?