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Waterfowl Hunt Dates and Bag Limits


 Waterfowl Hunt Season Dates 2013-2014

EARLY TEAL SEASON: September 14th – 29th
REFUGE SCOUTING: October 19th - 25th
YOUTH HUNT: October 26th - 27th
REGULAR SEASON: November 2nd - December 1st and December 14 - January 26th ("Dusky" Duck: closed first 5 days of Regular Season)
CANADA GEESE: November 2nd - January 26th
LIGHT GEESE: November 2nd - January 26th
WHITE-FRONTED GEESE: November 2nd - January 12th
LIGHT GEESE (CONSERVATION ORDER): February 3rd - 24th


Bag & Possession Limits

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 birds

POSSESSION 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).

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2013
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