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Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons & Bag Limits

Hunting Regulations Icon New Hampshire Hunting

2019–2020 Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

Species

Northern zone

Inland & Ct. River Zone

Coastal Zone

Ducks, Coots and Mergansers

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 2–Nov. 3

Nov. 20–Dec. 16

Oct. 3–Oct. 14

Nov. 20–Jan. 6, 2020

Canada Geese (Sept)

Statewide: Sep. 1 – Sep. 25

Canada Geese (Regular) Oct. 2–Nov. 30 Oct. 2–Nov. 3

Nov. 20–Dec 16

Oct. 3–Oct. 14

Nov. 20–Jan. 6, 2020

Snow Geese

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 2–Dec. 16

Oct. 3–Jan. 6, 2020

Brant

Oct. 2–Oct. 31

Oct. 2–Oct. 31

Oct. 3–Oct. 14

Nov. 20–Dec. 7

Sea Ducks*

In all coastal waters Nov. 13–Jan. 11, 2020

Extended Falconry

Dec. 1–Jan. 14, 2020

Nov. 4–Nov. 19

Dec. 17–Jan. 14, 2020

Jan. 26–Mar. 10, 2020

Woodcock

Statewide: Oct. 1–Nov. 14

Common Snipe

Statewide: Sep. 15–Nov. 14

Crow

Statewide: Aug. 15–Nov. 30, Mar. 16–Mar. 31, 2020

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend

Statewide: September 28–29, 2019

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