Quail Regulations

Quail hunting in Oklahoma is regulated by specific rules and regulations. Here are the details for quail hunting:

License Requirements

  • Residents & Nonresidents: Hunters are required to have an appropriate hunting license or provide proof of exemption to hunt quail. However, it's important to note that a 5-day nonresident hunting license is not valid for quail hunting.

Dates & Open Areas

  • Season Dates: Quail hunting season is open from November 11, 2023, to February 15, 2024, and it is statewide.

Daily Limit

  • Daily Limit: Hunters are allowed to take up to 10 quail daily, and they can possess up to 20 quail after the first day of hunting.

Legal Means of Taking

  • Means of Taking: Quail may be hunted using shotguns (conventional or muzzleloading), longbows, legal raptors, and any other methods provided under the General Hunting Regulations.

Pot Shooting

  • Prohibited: It is strictly prohibited to shoot quail or a covey of quail while they are resting on the ground. This practice is commonly referred to as "pot shooting" and is not allowed.

Public Lands

  • Seasons on Public Lands: The hunting seasons for quail on public lands may vary from statewide seasons.

Shooting Hours

  • Shooting Hours: Quail hunting is allowed from official sunrise to official sunset.

Hunter Orange

  • Hunter Orange Requirements: For specific requirements regarding hunter orange attire, hunters should refer to the General Hunting Regulations.

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