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September Teal, Geese & Sandhill Cranes Regulations

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For license requirements, possession limits, public lands, shooting hours, legal means of taking, hunter orange and other migratory bird/waterfowl hunting restrictions see Migratory Game Bird Regulations

September Teal

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 12-27;
statewide.

Daily Limit

Six.

Special Resident Canada goose

Dates & Open Areas

Sept. 12-21; statewide

Daily Limit

Eight.

White-Fronted Geese

Dates & Open Areas

Nov. 7-29 & Dec. 5 – Feb. 7; statewide.

Daily Limit

Two.

Sandhill Cranes

Dates & Open Areas

Oct. 24 – Jan. 24; west of I-35 only.

Daily Limit

Three.

Federal Sandhill Crane Permit Required

See Migratory Game Bird Regulations for full information on this permit.

Conservation Order Light Goose Season (COLGS)

Dates & Open Areas

Feb. 15 – Mar. 30; statewide.

Limit

There is no daily or possession limit.

Special Provisions

Electronic calls allowed; unplugged shotguns allowed; shooting hours extended to one-half hour after sunset; no daily or possession limits.

This season is designed to increase harvest and allow hunters to help reduce the population of mid-continent light geese (snow, blue & Ross’). All other waterfowl regulations apply, including use of federally approved nontoxic shot. All participants are required to have in their possession while hunting all necessary licenses, waterfowl stamps and a Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit.

Federal regulation requires an estimate of the COLGS light goose harvest. To participate in COLGS, hunters must register for a harvest survey online at
wildlifedepartment.com.

Dark Geese (all geese, except White-Fronted and Light Geese)

Dates & Open Areas

Nov. 7-29 & Dec. 5 – Feb. 14; statewide.

Daily Limit

Eight.

Light Geese Snow, Blue & Ross’

Dates & Open Areas

Nov. 7-29 & Dec. 5 – Feb. 14; statewide.

Daily Limit

50.