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Shooting Hours

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Legal Shooting Hours

Season

Hours

Small Game Sunrise until Sunset (7:00 AM on opening day)
Deer Hunting 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until 1⁄2 hour after Sunset
Coyote 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until 1⁄2 hour after Sunset
Raccoon 6:00 PM October 1 until 11:59 PM of the last day of February
Waterfowl 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until Sunset
Canada Goose, September season only 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until 1⁄2 hour after Sunset
Spring Turkey 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until 1:00PM
Fall Turkey 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until Sunset
Dove (1st segment) Noon until Sunset
Dove (2nd and 3rd segment) Sunrise until Sunset
Woodcock, Snipe & Rails 1⁄2 hour before Sunrise until Sunset