Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt The World's Oldest Rattlesnake Hunt

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JOIN US FOR THE 81ST ANNUAL EVENT APRIL 23RD-26TH 2020!

LOCATED IN HISTORIC OKEENE, OKLAHOMA!

2019 Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt Winners!


Congratulations goes out to the winners of the 2019 Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt, Forest Beal from Fairview, who is our Local Division winner bringing in a 70" rattlesnake.

For our Professional Division winner,  Donna, Elizbeth & Bucky Phelan from Eufaula  , brought in a massive 77" rattler that would end up winning the hunt. 

The Okeene Diamondback Club would like to thank all the volunteers that helped us with this year's event. A big thank you to Hoskins Gypsum, USG, City of Okeene employees, Blaine County DOT Workers, and Paul Johannesmeyer for providing and leveling out new rock for our festival grounds.

And thank you 5M Auto Repair for sponsoring the bands on Saturday.
 
Also, a huge thank you to everyone involved in contributing to this year's fireworks display: Okeene Firefighters, Diamondback Electric, Floral Expressions, Jordan Air, MM's Cafe, Mountain Country, Okeene Market, Okeene Milling, Sooner Coop, State Guaranty Bank, First National Bank, Jim Bob & Big Willie Memorial Poker Run, David Buchanan, Burger Station, Carter Heat & Air, Circle and Liquor, Hayworth Vet, Nault Insurance, Nease Insurance, Okeene Supply, Westfaul Insurance, Whippet Express, SOO Trucking, Ali's Fitness & Salon, The Galvanized Palace, and West Acres.

We can't wait to see you again next year when we will be celebrating our 81st Anniversary!

Local Division
1st Place - Forest Beal, Fairview, 70"
2nd Place - Blain Denham, Hitchcock, 69"
3rd Place - Randy Denham, Hitchcock, 68 1/4"

Professional Division:
1st Place - Donna, Elizbeth & Bucky Phelan, Eufaula, 77"
2nd Place -  Donna, Elizbeth & Bucky Phelan, Eufaula,  74 1/2"
3rd Place - Pat Meeks, Wanoka, 68"

Are you planning on participating and hunting rattlesnakes in our event?


2020 OKEENE SNAKE HUNT REGISTRATION FEE:

1 DAY FOR $10 OR 3 DAYS FOR $15

REGISTER ON FRIDAY FOR 3 DAYS AND RECEIVE

A 81ST ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIR PATCH!


OKLAHOMA STATE LAW REQUIRES:

5-Day Rattlesnake Permit

Any person hunting, pursuing, trapping, harassing, catching, killing, taking, or attempting to take in any manner any species of rattlesnake during an organized rattlesnake hunting event or festival must have a rattlesnake permit, unless exempt. Persons with a current annual or lifetime hunting or combination hunting/fishing license are exempt from the rattlesnake permit. 


***Sorry we no longer sale permits, follow the link Rattlesnake Hunting  Permits  or download the app, by calling (405) 521-3852 or at any hunting and fishing license dealer. 



Rattlesnake Dates & Daily Limits January 1- December 31, 2020. 

The following reptiles are legal to harvest with no daily limit: prairie rattlesnake, western diamondback rattlesnake, timber rattlesnake, and massasauga.