Or. Admin. R. 635-065-0090 - Disabled Hunter Seasons and Bag Limits

(1) A person who possesses an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit issued by the Department is qualified for expanded bag limits as follows: Season/Tag - Bag Limit
(a) General or controlled buck deer - One deer
(b) In the following units: Biggs, Columbia Basin, Indigo, Maupin, McKenzie, Melrose, Santiam, Willamette.
(c) General or controlled bull elk - Legal bull or antlerless elk
(d) In the following units: Applegate, Beatys Butte, Beulah, Biggs, Catherine Creek, Chesnimnus, Columbia Basin, Dixon (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), Evans Creek (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), East Fort Rock (that portion east of Hwy 97), Fossil, Grizzly, Hood, Imnaha, Indigo (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), Juniper, Keating, Lookout Mountain, Malheur River, Maupin, McKenzie (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), Melrose, Minam, Murderers Creek, Northside, Ochoco, Owyhee, Paulina, Pine Creek, Rogue (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), Santiam (outside National Forest Lands within the unit), Silvies, Siuslaw, Sixes, Sled Springs, Steens Mountain, South Sumpter (that part of Unit 51 south of Burnt Rvr Canyon Rd from Durkee to junction State Hwy 245 and Hwy 245 from junction Burnt Rvr Canyon Rd to Unity), Wagontire, White River, Whitehorse, and Willamette.
(e) Controlled pronghorn antelope
(f) Buck only hunts- One pronghorn
(g) In the following units: Beatys Butte, Biggs, Columbia Basin, Fort Rock, Grizzly, Juniper, Keating, Lookout Mountain, Malheur River, Maupin, Maury, Murderers Creek, Northside, Ochoco, Paulina, Silver Lake, Silvies, Steens Mountain, Sumpter, Wagontire, Warner. For hunts with bag limits other than one buck or one bull, the bag limit remains as shown in the Oregon Big Game Regulations.
(2) The Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit is valid only with a general season or controlled bull elk, buck deer, or pronghorn antelope tag for the area and time period being hunted. The permit must be carried on the person while hunting.
(3) An able-bodied companion may accompany a person with an Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit and kill any animal wounded by the permit holder. The wounded animal must be killed using a legal weapon for the season and species designated on the tag. The companion must immediately validate and attach the permit holder's tag or required information described in OAR 635-065-0765 if validated electronically to the carcass of the animal. The companion is not required to possess a hunting license or tag.


Or. Admin. R. 635-065-0090
FWC 29-1987, f. & ef. 6-19-87; FWC 63-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 20-1991, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-91; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 4-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 7-1-95; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; FWC 71-1997, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 53-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-05; DFW 142-2005, f. & cert. ef. 12-16-05; DFW 41-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-06; DFW 42-2007, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-07; DFW 118-2007, f. 10-31-07, c ert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 168-2010, f. 12-29-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 159-2011, f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 147-2012, f. 12-18-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 138-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-20-13; DFW 1-2015, f. & cert. ef. 1/6/2015; DFW 18-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3/21/2016; DFW 27-2019, amend filed 03/11/2019, effective 3/11/2019; DFW 25-2020, amend filed 03/09/2020, effective 03/09/2020; DFW 31-2021, amend filed 03/23/2021, effective 3/23/2021; DFW 21-2023, amend filed 03/15/2023, effective 3/15/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162

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