Waterfowl hunting

No early goose season in 2016

Stop the spread of aquatic invasive species
Stop the spread of aquatic invasive species

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Seasons:

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03/01/16 - 04/30/16

 

Goose-Spring Light Goose conservation action

09/10/16

 

Youth Waterfowl Day-Tentative

09/24/16

 

Waterfowl season opener-Tentative

Hunting Seasons

Wetlands for wildlife
North Ottawa Flood Control Project

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Moist Soils & Shallow Lakes

The DNR intensively manages restored wetlands by keeping them dry during a portion of the summer growing season and flooding them during spring and fall. This creates shallow waters that ducks favor.

Learn about DNR's focus on wetland and waterfowl habitat »


 

Waterfowl information

Ducks

Geese

General information

Reports and surveys »