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Goose Seasons & Bag Limits

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Goose Seasons and Bag Limits

Species

Statewide Goose Zone

That portion of Tennessee outside of the Reelfoot Zone.

REELFOOT ZONE

The lands and waters within the boundaries of Reelfoot Lake WMA only.

Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

Canada Goose Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 28 – Nov. 29

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 14 – Nov. 15

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

5 in Sept.

3 in all other Seasons

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.
White-Fronted Goose Nov. 28 – Nov. 29

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

Nov. 14 – Nov. 15

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

3 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.
Brant Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 28 – Nov. 29

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 14 – Nov. 15

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

1
Blue, Snow & Ross’s Geese (Light Geese) Standard federal regulations apply (unplugged shotguns and electronic calls NOT allowed)

Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 28 – Nov. 29

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

Standard federal regulations apply (unplugged shotguns and electronic calls NOT allowed)

Sept. 1 – Sept. 20

Oct. 10 – Oct. 20

Nov. 14 – Nov. 15

Dec. 5 – Feb. 14, 2021

20 There is no possession limit for blue, snow and Ross’s geese, except on opening day and the second day of the season when the possession limit is the daily bag limit and two times the daily bag limit, respectively.
Light Goose Conservation Season* (Blue, Snow & Ross’s Geese) The following provisions apply during the Light Goose Conservation Season only:

Unplugged shotguns, electronic calls, shooting from 30 minutes before official sunrise until 30 minutes after official sunset.

Feb. 15 – March 22, 2021

The following provisions apply during the Light Goose Conservation Season only:

Unplugged shotguns, electronic calls, shooting from 30 minutes before official sunrise until 30 minutes after official sunset.

Feb. 15 – March 22, 2021

no limit There is no possession limit for blue, snow and Ross’s geese during the Light Goose Conservation Season.