Oklahoma state lawmaker files bill to set up ‘big foot hunting season’

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma state representative filed legislation Wednesday to set up a “big foot hunting season” in the state.

The bill, HB 1648, filed by Oklahoma Rep. Justin Humphrey, would ask that the Oklahoma Wildlife Commission establish annual season dates and create any necessary specific hunting licenses and fees for hunting the mythical sasquatch.

Humphrey represents Oklahoma District 19, including Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw and Pushmataha counties.

The bill would take effect on Nov. 1, 2021 is passed.

The filing of the bill comes as state lawmakers continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic response in Oklahoma.

There were 48 more deaths in Oklahoma reported due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the death toll in the state to 3,085.

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