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Goose Seasons & Bag Limits

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Species

Statewide Goose Zone

(the remainder of the state outside the Northwest Goose Zone)

NORTHWEST GOOSE ZONE

Includes Lake, Obion, Weakley Counties; and Dyer County, excluding that portion south of Hwy 104; and Gibson County excluding that portion bounded on the south by Hwy 104 and on the west by Hwy 45W.

Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

Canada Goose Sept. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2019

Dec. 7, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

Sept. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 9-10, 2019

Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

5 in September

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. 29 – Dec. 2, 2019

Dec. 7, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

Nov. 9-10, 2019

Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

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. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2019

Dec. 7, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

Sept. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 9-10, 2019

Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

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

Sept. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2019

Dec. 7, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

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

Sept. 1-22, 2019

Oct. 12-22, 2019

Nov. 9-10, 2019

Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 14, 2020

Standard season: 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, no daily bag or possession limit.

Feb. 15 – March 22, 2020

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, no daily bag or possession limit.

Feb. 15 – March 22, 2020

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