TITLE 800. DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
CHAPTER 25. WILDLIFE RULES
Notice of proposed PERMANENT rulemaking
Chapter 25. Wildlife Rules [AMENDED]
The proposed rule amendments are to adjust regulations on several Corps of Engineers properties
around Lake Texoma for safety, clarification of acres and to add hunter opportunity. Allow deer hunters
the use of a leashed tracking dog to help locate wounded deer. Restrict peregrine take by non-resident
falconers to no more than 50% of the number allowed by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Establish dates
for open access to Hunt Areas #4 and 6, and adjust season dates for spring turkey and gate closing times
on Camp Gruber Training Center. Close squirrel, common snipe and woodcock during first nine days of
deer gun season on Fobb Bottom WMA. Close predator/furbearer calling during the first nine days of
deer gun season and open deer archery season same as statewide season dates on Hickory Creek WMA
and Love Valley WMA. Add new rules, regulations, and definitions specific to lands leased under the
Oklahoma Land Access program (OLAP) including providing exemption from written permission for
hunting antelope and elk on actively enrolled Oklahoma Land Access Program properties. Add rules to
allow landowners and their designees to shoot feral hogs at night.
Title 29 O.S., Section 3-103, 4-136, 5-401; Article XXVI, Section 1 and 3 of the Constitution of
Oklahoma; Department of Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Persons wishing to present their views in writing may do so on or before 4:30 p.m., January 12, 2017,
at the following address: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 2145 NE 36th Street,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111 or online at www.wildlifedepartment.com.
Date: January 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Oklahoma City - OK Department of Wildlife Conservation, 2145 NE 36th Street,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Northeast Technology Center Auditorium
Afton, OK 74331
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