Oklahoma Elk Seasons

Resident hunters in Oklahoma can participate in various elk hunting seasons. Here are the elk hunting seasons for the year:

  1. Elk (Southwest Archery-1)

    • Hunting Dates: October 7-11, 2023, and December 2-6, 2023
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  2. Elk (Archery)

    • Hunting Dates: October 1, 2023, to January 15, 2024
  3. Elk (Southwest Gun-1)

    • Hunting Dates: October 5-8, 2023
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  4. Elk (Southwest Youth Gun)

    • Hunting Dates: October 13-15, 2023
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  5. Elk (Youth Gun)

    • Hunting Dates: October 13, 2023, to October 15, 2023
  6. Elk (Muzzleloading)

    • Hunting Dates: October 28, 2023, to November 5, 2023
  7. Elk (Southwest Antlerless-1)

    • Hunting Dates: November 18 to December 3, 2023
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  8. Elk (Gun)

    • Hunting Dates: November 18, 2023, to December 3, 2023
  9. Elk (Southwest Archery-2)

    • Hunting Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  10. Elk (Southwest Gun-2)

    • Hunting Dates: December 7-10, 2023
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.
  11. Elk (Holiday Antlerless)

    • Hunting Dates: December 18, 2023, to December 31, 2023
  12. Elk (Southwest Antlerless-2)

    • Hunting Dates: January 1-31, 2024
    • Zone: Southwest Zone
    • Special permit required.

Please note that hunting dates and zones may change, so it's essential to verify the most up-to-date elk hunting season information and regulations on the Oklahoma Wildlife Department's website or through official publications. Additionally, ensure you have the necessary elk hunting licenses and permits to participate legally in these seasons.

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