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Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Seasons & Bag Limits

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2018–2019 Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

Species

Northern zone

Inland & Ct. River Zone

Coastal Zone

Ducks, Coots and Mergansers

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 2–Nov. 4

Nov. 21–Dec. 16

Oct. 3–Oct. 14

Nov. 21–Jan. 7, 2019

Canada Geese (Sept)

Statewide: Sep. 1 – Sep. 25

Canada Geese (Regular) Oct. 2–Nov. 30 Oct. 2–Nov. 4

Nov. 21–Dec 16

Oct. 3–Oct. 14

Nov. 21–Jan. 7, 2019

Snow Geese

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 2–Dec. 16

Oct. 3–Jan. 7, 2019

Brant

Same as ducks

Sea Ducks*

In all coastal waters Nov. 15–Jan. 13, 2019

Extended Falconry

Dec. 1–Jan. 14, 2019

Nov. 5–Nov. 20

Dec. 17–Jan. 14, 2019

Jan. 25–Mar. 10, 2019

Woodcock

Statewide: Oct. 1–Nov. 14

Common Snipe

Statewide: Sep. 15–Nov. 14

Crow

Statewide: Aug. 15–Nov. 30, Mar. 16–Mar. 31, 2019

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend

Statewide: September 29–30, 2018

Bag Limits

Species

Bag Limit

Possession Limit

HIP Permit

Federal Stamp

Non-Toxic Shot

Firearm Plug

Ducks*

6

18

Mergansers**

5

15

Coot 15

45

Canada Geese (Sept)

5

15

Canada Geese (Regular)

2

6

Snow Geese

25

NONE

Brant

2

6

Sea Ducks***

5

15

Falconry

3

9

Woodcock

3

9

Common Snipe

8

24

Crow

NONE

NONE