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Duck & Sandhill Crane Seasons & Bag Limits

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Duck Seasons and Bag Limits

Species

Statewide Duck Zone

(the remainder of the state outside the Reelfoot Duck Zone)

Reelfoot Duck Zone

(the lands and waters within the boundaries of Reelfoot Lake WMA only)

Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

Wood Duck and Teal Sept. 14 – Sept. 18, 2019 Sept. 14 – Sept. 18, 2019 The Daily bag limit of ducks is 6, and may include no more than 2 wood ducks. The possession limit is three (3) times the daily bag limit, except on opening day and the second day of the season when the possession limit is one (1) and two (2) times the daily bag limit, respectively.
Teal Sept. 19 – Sept. 22, 2019 Sept. 19 – Sept. 22, 2019 The Daily bag limit is 6 of any teal species.
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2019

Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Nov. 9-10, 2019

Dec. 5, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Coots: 15

Ducks: The Daily bag limit of ducks is 6, and may include no more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 of which may be female), 3 wood ducks, 3 scaup, 2 canvasbacks, 2 redheads, 2 black ducks, 1 pintail.

Mergansers: 5 (only 2 of which may be hooded mergansers)

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Season* Feb. 1, 2020 and Feb. 8, 2020 Feb. 1, 2020 and Feb. 8, 2020 Same as regular season daily bag limits.

Sandhill Crane Seasons and Bag Limits

Species

Statewide

Southeast Crane Zone

South of Interstate 40 and east of Highway 56

Daily Bag Limit and Possession Limit

Sandhill Crane Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020 except Sandhill Crane Season is closed in the Southeast Crane Zone from Jan. 17-19, 2020 Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 16, 2020

Jan. 20 -31, 2020

The daily bag, season bag, and possession limit for sandhill cranes is based on the number of tags awarded to an individual.