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Season/Flyway Dates Notes
Duck & Coot
North Central Flyway
Oct 27 – Jan 31
Youth: Sep 26-27
East of the continental divide and north of I-40 and US-54 at Tucumari. All youth hunters must be under 16 years old, fully licensed and accompanied by an adult (18+).
Duck & Coot
North Central Flyway
(Falconry)
Sep 12 – Sep 19
Oct 27 – Jan 31
Youth: Sep 26-27
Duck & Coot
South Central Flyway
Oct 27 – Jan 31
Youth: Oct 10-11
East of the continental divide and south of I-40 and US-54 at Tucumari
Duck & Coot
South Central Flyway
(Falconry)
Sep 12 – Sep 19
Oct 27 – Jan 31
Youth: Oct 10-11
Duck & Coot
Pacific Flyway
Oct 10 – Jan 22
Youth: Oct 3-4
West of the continental divide
Duck & Coot
Pacific
(Falconry)
Oct 10 – Jan 22
Youth: Oct 3-4
Scaup
Pacific Flyway
Oct 10 – Jan 3 May be part of the aggregate bag for duck
September Teal Sep 12 – Sep 19 Blue-winged, green-winged, or cinnamon
Dark Goose
Central Flyway
Oct 17 – Jan 31 Middle Rio Grande Valley (MRGV) closed to dark goose hunting
MRGV Dark Goose
Central Flyway
Dec 26 – Jan 19 MRGV includes Valencia, Socorro and Sierra counties
Light Goose
Central Flyway
Oct 17 – Jan 31 Includes snow & Ross’s geese
Light Goose Conservation Order
Central Flyway
Feb 1 – Mar 10 Includes snow & Ross’s geese
Goose
North Pacific Flyway
Sep 26 – Oct 11
Oct 24 – Jan 22
Open for Canada, Brant, White-fronted & Light geese
Goose
South Pacific Flyway
Oct 10 – Jan 24 Open for Canada, Brant, White-fronted & Light geese

Additional Information

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

  • 5 mallards, including Mexican-like ducks (max. 2 female)
  • 3 scaup
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 hooded mergansers
  • 2 pintail
  • 2 canvasbacks
Ducks
Pacific
7, including no more than:

  • 2 female mallards
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 pintails
  • 2 canvasbacks
Coots
Central
15
Coots
Pacific
25
Scaup
Pacific
3
Teal
Central
6
Dark Goose
Central
Regular: 5
MRGV: 2 per day, 2 per season
Light Goose
Central
50, no possession limit
Light Goose Conservation Order
Central
No bag or possession limits
Goose
Pacific
Canada & Brant: 3
White-fronted: 10
Light geese: 20
Hunting Times Area/Season Times
Statewide 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
September Teal 1.2 hour before sunrise to sunset, including in Bernardo & La Joya WMAs
Bottomless Lakes Overflow 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1 p.m.
WMAs: Bernardo, Casa Colorada, Charette Lake, Jackson Lake, La Joya, McAllister Lake, Wagon Mound, Tucumari, W.S. Huey 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1 p.m.
Arms & Ammo Type Details
Falconry Bag limit of 3 daily
Seasons as described above
Shotgun 10 gauge or smaller, incapable of holding more than three shells. Muzzle-loading shotguns firing shot are permitted
Shot Must be non-toxic
Archery Crossbows and bow & arrow are permitted