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Youth Deer Gun Season: Celebrating an Old Tradition in a Modern World

Friday, October 9, 2020
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Oklahoma’s youth deer gun season is a chance for kids to go deer hunting for three days with adult supervision before all of the adult gun hunters head to the woods. It's easy to participate! We've compiled all the details you need right here in this guide: 

See the Guide

Think of this guide as a handbook to walk you through everything you need to know to have a successful youth deer gun season experience, whether you are a kid or teenager hoping to hunt or an adult interested in taking a youth hunting this year. The steps in this guide cover everything from where to go hunting and legal requirements to tips and advice for making your hunt fun and successful. First and foremost, mark your calendars for Oct. 16-18, 2020. These are the dates of the 2020 youth deer gun season, and you don’t want to miss out.

- This guide was produced with work by Whitney Jenkins, information technician, and Michael Bergin, senior information & education specialist for the Wildlife Department. It originally ran in the agency's award winning "Outdoor Oklahoma" magazine (just $10 for a full year!).


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