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Small game hunting in Oregon

Popularly hunted species include gray squirrels, cottontail rabbits, ground squirrels and coyotes.

Small game species provide a variety of hunting experiences throughout the state and are an excellent way to introduce new hunters to hunting. Only the appropriate hunting license is necessary to hunt small game (no tags or permits). There are three major categories of small game in Oregon: western gray squirrel, unprotected mammals and furbearers.

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