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Washington

Game Bird Hunting

Goose Management Area 2 - Coast & Inland

October - March Season Information

  • Must possess a valid Migratory Bird Authorization and SW Canada Goose Harvest Record Card for Goose Management Area 2 — Coast & Inland.
  • Special Shooting Hours Apply: Legal goose hunting hours are 30 minutes after the start of official waterfowl hunting hours, to 30 minutes before the end of official waterfowl hours; Listed on the inside back cover of this pamphlet.
  • Special Season Dates: The first two week period is open to goose hunting everyday of the week (Oct. 16 - 31). See Western Washington Goose Management Areas for Goose Management Area 2 date details.
  • Special Goose Season Closures: National Wildlife Refuges and WDFW Wildlife Areas are closed during February-March season dates, except for the Youth, Veterans & Active Military special hunt date.
  • All authorized goose hunters can participate in February-March season dates, but National Wildlife Refuges and WDFW Wildlife Areas are closed during this time.

CHECKLIST:

Requirements to hunt geese in GMA2

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Dusky Canada goose is closed to harvest in all of Goose Management Area 2 during October - March. If a hunter takes a dusky Canada goose, or does not comply with field check requirements, the authorization will be invalidated and the hunter will not be able to hunt geese in all of Goose Management Area 2 for the rest of the season. It is unlawful to fail to comply with all provisions listed for Goose Management Area 2.