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Chickasaw Nation Fish & Wildlife Service Hunting Program


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Chickasaw citizens can apply for a license to hunt and fish within the Chickasaw Nation.

You Provide

  • Proof of Chickasaw citizenship
  • Additional form of ID
  • Proof of hunter safety course completion (if required)


  • Chickasaw citizen

Other Information

An Oklahoma state hunting and fishing license is not required to participate in this program.

Special Tribal Lands Draw Hunt

Licensee permits are available through the Chickasaw Nation Fish and Wildlife Service for the special tribal lands draw hunt. General season small game, archery and migratory bird hunting opportunities are also available. All federal program guidelines for hunting migratory birds must be followed.

General Hunting Seasons: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Deer Archery
Oct. 1, 2022-Jan. 15, 2023

Youth Deer Gun
Oct. 14-16, 2022

Deer Muzzleloader
Oct. 22-30, 2022

Deer Gun
Nov. 19-Dec. 4, 2022

Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun
Dec. 18-31, 2022

Turkey Fall Archery
Oct. 1, 2022-Jan. 15, 2023

Turkey Fall Gun
Oct. 29-Nov. 18, 2022

Youth Turkey Spring
April 8-9, 2023

Turkey Spring
April 16-May 16, 2023

Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 2022 & Dec. 1-29, 2022

Oct. 10-Nov. 16, 2022 & Dec. 9, 2022-March 4, 2023

September Teal**
Sept. 10-25, 2022

Special Resident Canada Goose**
Sept. 10-19, 2022

Nov. 12-27, 2022 & Dec. 3, 2022-Jan. 29, 2023

May 15, 2022-Jan. 31, 2023

Oct. 1, 2022-March 15, 2023

Dec. 1, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023

* requires Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit
** requires HIP and Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Fishing Regulations

Species Daily Limit Size Limit
Largemouth and/or Smallmouth 6 (combined) 14 in. min.
Spotted Bass None None
Striped Bass 5 None
Striped Hybrid Bass 15 Only 5 over 20 in.
White Bass None None
Channel and Blue 15 (combined) 1 blue over 30 in.
Flathead 5 None
White and/or Black 37 (combined) None
Alligator Gar 1 None
Walleye, Sauger and/or Saugeye 6 (combined) 14 in. min.
Trout See Local Regulations

Special regulations for daily and size limits apply to specific areas. No daily or size limits exist for any fish caught from privately owned ponds and lakes.

Service Area


This service is available to those living both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Hunting and ­fishing is only permitted within the Chickasaw Nation reservation.

Contact Information

(580) 310-6466



Ada Ranger Office
224 E. 10th St.
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 310-6466