hunting

2021 deer gun season launches with high hopes and COVID-19 talk

November 19, 2021

Oklahoma’s deer season launches with talk of COVID, and hope for repeated high doe harvest.

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Turkey season bag limit reduced to one tom

June 29, 2021

Wildlife Commission moves season to later dates, $1.3 million planned for new research By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF In an effort to curb population declines the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission voted Monday to drastically cut the wild turkey season bag limit from three birds to just one. The seven-member commission voted unanimously to accept a…

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Wildlife groups applaud expanded federal lands hunting, fishing access

May 7, 2021

By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF The Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma this week joined the National Wildlife Federation in applauding federal efforts to expand hunting and fishing opportunities on federal public lands, which includes recent expansions at three Oklahoma wildlife refuges. The Department of Interior announced Wednesday its plan to increase access for new or expanded…

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Wildlife Department wants to talk turkey

May 3, 2021

Survey asks about population decline, later season By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF With a drop in the wild turkey population the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is asking hunters for advice about hunting season changes outside its normal rule-making process. Through emails to license holders and on Facebook, the department posted a link to a…

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