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New Hampshire

Hunting

Waterfowl/Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons & Bag Limits

2021–2022 Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

Species

Northern zone

Inland &
Ct. River Zone

Coastal Zone

Bag Limit

Possession Limit

DucksA

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 5–Nov. 7
Nov. 24–Dec. 19

Oct. 6–Oct. 17
Nov. 24–Jan. 10

6

18

MergansersB

Dates same as ducks

5

15

Coots

Dates same as ducks

15

45

Canada Geese (Sept)

Statewide Sep. 1–Sep. 25

5

15

Canada Geese (Regular)

Dates same as ducks

2

6

Snow Geese

Oct. 2–Nov. 30

Oct. 5–Dec. 19

Oct. 6–Jan. 10

25

NONE

Brant

Oct. 2–Nov. 20

Oct. 5–Nov. 7
Nov. 24–Dec. 9

Oct. 6–Oct. 17
Nov. 24–Dec. 31

2

6

Sea Ducks*C

In all coastal waters Nov. 18–Jan. 16

5

15

Falconry

Dec. 1–Jan. 14

Nov. 8–Nov. 23
Dec. 20–Jan. 17

Jan. 25–Mar. 10

3

9

Woodcock

Statewide: Oct. 1–Nov. 14

3

9

Common Snipe

Statewide: Sep. 15–Nov. 14

8

24

Crow

Statewide: Aug. 15–Nov. 30, Mar. 16–Mar. 31

NONE

NONE

Youth Waterfowl
Hunting Weekend

September 25 & 26, 2021

Bag Limits

Species

Bag Limit

Possession Limit

HIP Permit

Federal
Stamp

Non-Toxic Shot

Firearm Plug

Ducks*

6

18

Mergansers**

5

15

Coot

15

45

Canada Geese (Sept)

5

15

Canada Geese (Regular)

2

6

Snow Geese

25

NONE

Brant

2

6

Sea Ducks***

5

15

Falconry

3

9

Woodcock

3

9

Common Snipe

8

24

Crow

NONE

NONE