Waterfowl Hunt Season
Bag & Possession
SEPTEMBER TEAL-ONLY DAILY BAG LIMIT:
6 in the aggregate
(Blue-winged, Green-winged, and Cinammon Teal).
DUCK DAILY BAG LIMIT:The daily bag limit for ducks is 6, which may include no more than 5 mallards (only 2 of which may be hens); 3 wood ducks; 3 scaup; 2 redheads; 2 pintail; 2 canvasback; and 1 "dusky" duck (mottled duck, Mexican like duck, black duck and their hybrids). For all other species not listed, the bag limit shall be 6. The possession limit for all species listed in this section shall be twice the daily bag limit.MERGANSER DAILY BAG LIMIT:5 in the aggregate, to include no more than 2 hooded mergansers.COOT DAILY BAG LIMIT:15 birdsPOSSESSION LIMIT:The possession limit for early teal, ducks, coots and mergansers is 3 times the daily bag limit.
GOOSE DAILY BAG LIMIT:
5 dark geese with no more than 1 white-fronted goose, 20 light geese (no possession limit).
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The mottled duck is an an indicator species for coastal marsh and wetland health. Biologists are concerned about the species due to its limited range and small population size. It is a management priority of the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.