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Fall 2013-Spring 2014
OTOE-MISSOURIA DEER HUNTING SEASONS

DEER SEASONS
ARCHERY:    October 1, 2013 through January 12, 2014

MUZZLELOADING:    October 26, 2013 through November 3, 2013

GUN:     November 9, 2013 through January 12, 2014

DEER HUNTING RULES

  1. Tribal Hunters and Guests must obtain a Tribal Hunting Permission Card from the Environmental Protection Office (located in the OM Cultural Building).
  2. Non-Tribal guests (including tribal employees) must always be accompanied by a Tribal Member.
  3. All Hunters are required to display Hunter Orange conspicuously on both head and an outer garment during Muzzleloading and Gun Seasons.  Camouflage hunter orange is legal.
  4. Shooting Hours shall be one-half hour before official sunrise to one-half hour after official sunset.
  5. Shooting from inside a vehicle is not allowed.
  6. After harvesting a deer, hunters must check it at the tribal police station and will be issued a carcass tag. 
  7. No person may dump the carcass of any dead animal in any well, spring, pond, or stream of water or leave it within ¼ mile of any occupied dwelling or tribal building without burying the carcass in an appropriate manner where it is not liable to become exposed through erosion of the soil or where such land is subject to overflow.

ENFORCEMENT
The Otoe-Missouria Police Department (OMPD) shall enforce the rules stated above. The OMPD may, at its discretion, suspend or revoke permission cards from individuals for failure to comply with stated rules.

AMENDMENT
The Tribal Council has the authority to amend these Deer Hunting Rules and to allow additional hunting seasons as they see fit.

TRIBAL HUNTING PERMISSION CARD
The Hunting Permission Card is valid for both hunting and fishing. Please contact the Otoe-Missouria Environmental Department for more information about acquiring a Tribal Hunting Permission Card at 580-723-4466 ext 123.

TRIBAL HUNTING LANDS
The tribally held hunting lands are highlighted below in yellow.