Fish, wildlife rule change proposals open for public comments
• In-person hearing on Dec. 7 among 3 ways to provide input
November 19, 2023
Each year, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation proposes changes in Title 800, the administrative rules that govern hunting, fishing and Wildlife Department operations. The public comment period for proposed rule changes for 2024 opened Nov. 1 and will close at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2023.
Many proposed changes are simple housekeeping matters, while some are more substantial. Some of this year's rule change proposals:
• Create an aggregate bag limit for native, nongame fish for all types of fishing.
• Prohibit the practice of shoot and release in bowfishing.
• Add opportunitie...