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Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge

All small game and waterfowl hunting seasons and bag limits in accordance with statewide regulations (except closed during spring squirrel season). Rabbit, quail, dove, woodcock, snipe and squirrel hunting is closed during all young Sportsman deer, muzzleloader, and gun deer hunts. Raccoon and opossum hunting open with statewide seasons except closed on Friday and Saturday nights during young sportsman deer, muzzleloader, and gun hunts. All hunting blinds will be portable and nothing of a permanent nature will be constructed. The possession of saws, machetes, axes, or other tools for cutting vegetation is prohibited.

Waterfowl hunting until 12:00 pm CST only. All blinds, boats, and decoys must be removed from the refuge by 1:00 PM CST daily. Non-toxic shot only. Coyotes and beavers may be taken incidentally during scheduled hunts on the refuge. Legal methods of take include legal hunting equipment utilized during specified hunting seasons. No bag limit.

Hunting SEason Dates & Regulations
Squirrel, Rabbit, Quail, Raccoon, & Opossum Season, Bag, and Possession limit same as
statewide.

Season closed during all young sportsman deer, muzzleloader, and gun deer hunts and Spring squirrel season is closed. Non-toxic shot only. Raccoon and opossum hunting closed on Friday and Saturday nights during young sportsman deer, muzzleloader, and gun hunts.
Ducks, Geese, Coots, & Mergansers Season, Bag, and Possession limit same as
statewide.

Waterfowl hunting closes at 12:00 pm CST (noon) daily. Only portable blinds may be used. All blinds, boats, and decoys must be removed from the refuge by 1:00 pm CST daily. Non-toxic shot only.Champion Lake and Little Champion Lake will be open to quota hunting only. 8 permits per weekend on Champion Lake and 4 on Little Champion Lake.
Mourning Dove, Woodcock, & Snipe Season, Bag, and Possession limit same as
statewide. Closed during all young Sportsman deer, muzzleloader, and gun deer hunts. Non-toxic shot only.
Deer
(Archery, Young Sportsman, Muzzleloader, & Gun)
Seasons and bag limits same as statewide.  No hunter quota.  All harvested deer count in statewide bag limit.
Spring Turkey 2014 Four Hunts: Youth only Hunt March 22-23, 2014, 25 permits per refuge. April 3-6, 2014; April 10-13, 2014; and April 17-20, 2014. Hunter quota: 75 permits per hunt. Non-toxic shot only. Bag Limit: One (1) bearded turkey (considered as bonus bird).