Residents & Nonresidents: An appropriate hunting license (see Licenses & Permits) or proof of exemption. However, a 5-day nonresident hunting license is not valid for quail hunting.
Dates & Open Areas
10 daily, 20 in possession after the first day.
Legal Means of Taking
Shotgun (conventional or muzzleloading), longbow, legal raptors and as otherwise provided under General Hunting Regulations (see General Hunting Regulations).
At no time may any quail or covey be shot while resting on the ground, commonly called “pot shooting.”
Seasons on public lands may vary from statewide seasons. Consult public hunting lands special regulations.
Official sunrise to official sunset.
For hunter orange requirements, see Big Game Regulations.
Quail Wing Boxes
Wing donation boxes are available for hunters planning to hunt at Beaver River, Optima, Packsaddle, Cooper, Kaw, Drummond Flats, Canton, Fort Supply, Cross Timbers, and Pushmataha management areas. Donated wings help with quail research across the state. Watch the video below for more information.