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Nebraska Waterfowl Hunting

Season/Zone Dates/Units Notes
Early Teal Low Plains: Sep 5 – Sep 20
High Plains: Sep 12 – Sep 20
For detailed zone maps, please refer to the Nebraska Waterfowl Guide
Duck & Coot
Zone 1
Oct 10 – Dec 22
Youth: Oct 3-4
All youth seasons apply to the entire zone, both high and low plains. Youth may hunt ducks, coots, mergansers and geese. Hunters age 11 or younger must be accompanied by a licensed non-hunting adult age 19+. Hunters age 12-15 are required to carry a Hunter Education certification card or Apprentice Hunter Education Certificate while hunting and must be accompanied by an adult age 18+.
Duck & Coot
Zone 2 (Low Plains)
Oct 3 – Dec 15
Youth: Sep 26-27
Duck & Coot
Zone 2 (High Plains)
Oct 3 – Dec 15
Jan 6 – Jan 27
Duck & Coot
Zone 3 (Low Plains)
Oct 24 – Jan 5
Youth: Oct 17-18
Duck & Coot
Zone 3 (High Plains)
Oct 24 – Jan 5
Jan 6 – Jan 27
Duck & Coot
Zone 4
Oct 3 – Dec 15
Youth: Sep 26-27
Dark Goose East: Oct 28 – Feb 9
N. Central: Oct 3 – Jan 15
Niobrara: Oct 28 – Feb 9
Platte River: Oct 28 – Feb 9
Panhandle: Oct 28 – Feb 9
Canada, Brant, and all other goose species except white-fronted and light geese may be taken.
White-fronted Goose Oct 3 – Dec 4
Jan 30 – Feb 9
Light Goose Oct 3 – Dec 28
Jan 23 – Feb 9
White and blue-phase snow geese and Ross’s geese may be taken.
Light Goose Conservation Order Rainwater Basin: Feb 10 – Apr 5
East: Feb 10 – Apr 15
West: Feb 10 – Apr 15
Unplugged shotguns and electronic calls are permitted.

Additional Information

Bag Limit Species/Season Daily Limit
Possession limit: 3 times daily bag limit
Ducks 6, including no more than:

  • 5 mallards (max. 2 female)
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 pintails
  • 2 canvasbacks
  • 3 scaup
Coots 15
Mergansers 5, including no more than 2 hooded mergansers
Dark Geese 5
White-fronted Geese 3
Light Geese 50, no possession limit
Light Goose Conservation Order No bag or possession limits
Hunting Times Season Times
Light Goose Conservation Order 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
All others 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Arms & Ammo Type Details
Shotgun 10 gauge or smaller, incapable of holding more than three shells
Shot Must be non-toxic
Archery Crossbows prohibited