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2018-2019 Canada Goose Seasons

Hunting Regulations Icon New York Hunting

For written descriptions of Goose Hunting Areas and Waterfowl Hunting Zones, see Waterfowl Hunting Zone Descriptions.

Woodcock, Crow, Snipe, Rail and Gallinule Hunting Season Dates, Bag Limits, and Regulations for 2018–2019

Regulations

Woodcock

Crow

Snipe

Virginia & Sora Rails

Gallinules

Clapper & King Rails

Upstate New York1,3

Oct. 1 – Nov. 14

Sept. 1 – Mar. 31

Sept. 1 – Nov. 9

Sept. 1 – Nov. 9

Sept. 1 – Nov. 9

Closed

Long Island2,3

Oct. 1 – Nov. 14

Sept. 1 – Mar. 31

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Bag Limit

3/day
9 in possession

None

8/day
24 in possession

8/day
24 in possession

8/day
24 in possession

n/a

Shooting Hours

Sunrise to Sunset

Sunrise to Sunset

1/2-Hr Before Sunrise to Sunset

1/2-Hr Before Sunrise to Sunset

1/2-Hr Before Sunrise to Sunset

n/a

Non-Toxic Shot

NOT Required

NOT Required

Required

Required

Required

n/a

HIP Registration

Required

NOT Required

Required

Required

Required

n/a

Other

Fed Migratory Bird Stamp NOT Required

Hunting on Fri., Sat., Sun. & Mon. ONLY;
Fed Migratory Bird Stamp NOT Required; Rifles and electronically amplified bird calls or sounds permitted

Fed Migratory Bird Stamp NOT Required

Fed Migratory Bird Stamp NOT Required

Fed Migratory Bird Stamp NOT Required

n/a