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Wisconsin

Hunting

Migratory Birds Seasons

2021 seasons
Youth waterfowl huntStatewideSept. 18-19
Early teal seasonStatewideSept. 1 - 9.
Early Canada goose, Snow/blue geese, Ross' geese
StatewideSept. 1 - 15
Canada goose, Snow/blue geese, Ross' geese, white-fronted geese, other geese and brantNorthern zoneSept. 16 - Dec. 16
Southern zoneSept. 16 - Oct. 10; Oct. 16 - Dec. 5; Dec. 20 - Jan. 4, 2022
Season is CLOSED Oct. 11-15 & Dec. 6-19
Mississippi River subzoneOct. 2-10; Oct. 16 - Jan. 4, 2022
Season is CLOSED Oct. 11-15
Wild Ducks
North zoneSept. 25 - Nov. 23
South zoneOct. 2-10; Oct. 16 - Dec. 5
Season is CLOSED Oct. 11-15
Open Water zone (Green Bay and Lake Michigan)Oct. 16 - Dec. 14
MergansersStatewideSame as wild ducks in the zone in which you are hunting
CootStatewideSame as wild ducks in the zone in which you are hunting
Moorhen, Sora and Virginia rails and SnipeStatewideSept. 1 - Nov. 10
WoodcockStatewideSept. 25 - Nov. 8
Mourning doveStatewideSept. 1 - Nov. 29
Season dates for waterfowl vary annually.
Check the migratory game bird regulations for a complete set of rules.