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Wyoming Waterfowl Hunting

Season / Flyway Dates Notes
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Pacific
Sep 26 – Jan 8
Youth: Sep 19-20
Part of WY west of the Continental Divide, including the Great Divide Basin. During all youth hunts statewide, hunters ages 15 and under are permitted while accompanied by a non-hunting adult at least 18 years old
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Pacific Scaup
Sep 26 – Dec 20
Youth: Sep 19-20
Scaup may only be taken on these days in the Pacific Flyway
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Pacific Falconry
Sep 19 – Sep 20
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Central C1
Oct 3 – Oct 21
Oct 31 – Jan 16
Youth: Sep 26-27
Big Horn, Converse, Goshen, Hot Springs, Natrona, Park, Platte, & Washakie counties; and Fremont cty excluding parts south or west of the Continental Divide
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Central C1 Falconry
Sep 26 – Sep 27
Oct 22 – Oct 29
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Central C2
Sep 26 – Dec 6
Dec 12 – Jan 5
Youth: Sep 19-20
Albany, Campbell, Crook, Johnson, Laramie, Nioraba, Sheridan, & Weston counties; and the part of Carbon cty east of the Continental Divide
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Central C2 Falconry
Sep 19 – Sep 25
Dec 7 – Dec 9
Teal C1: Oct 3 – Oct 18
C2: Sep 26 – Oct 11
Dark Geese
Pacific
Sep 26 – Dec 31
Dark Geese
Central C1
Goshen & Platte counties
Oct 3 – Oct 21
Nov 21 – Feb 14
Dark Geese
Central C1
Remainder of C1
Oct 3 – Oct 21
Oct 31 – Nov 29
Dec 5 – Jan 29
Dark Geese
Central C2
Sep 26 – Dec 6
Dec 12 – Jan 13
Light Geese
Central
Oct 3 – Dec 31
Jan 31 – Feb 14

Additional Information

Bag Limit Species / Flyway Daily Limit
Possession limit: 3 times daily bag limit
Duck
Pacific
7, including no more than:

  • 2 canvasback
  • 2 pintails
  • 2 hen mallards
  • 2 redheads
  • 3 scaup
Duck
Central
6, including no more than:

  • 5 mallards (max. 2 female)
  • 2 canvasback
  • 2 pintails
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 2 redheads
  • 3 scaup
Teal 2
Coot 15
Merganser 5, including no more than 2 hooded mergansers
Dark Goose
Pacific
3
Dark Goose
C1
Goshen & Platte cty
Oct: 2
Nov-Feb: 4
Dark Goose
C1
Remainder
5
Light Goose 10
Hunting Times Area Times
Statewide 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Arms & Ammo Type Details
Shotgun 10 gauge or smaller, incapable of holding more than three shells
Shot Must be non-toxic
Falconry Permitted during above seasons. Limit 3 daily.
Archery Bow & arrow and crossbow permitted