Waterfowl hunting

The 2019 waterfowl regulations handbook is now available online. The 2019 hunting and trapping regulations handbook will be available online by early August.

 

Information

Stop the spread of aquatic invasive species

Future hunters are relying on you. Prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.

 

Seasons:

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02/18/19 - 04/30/19

Statewide

Goose - spring light goose conservation action

09/01/19 - 09/15/19

Statewide

Early Canada goose season

09/07/19 - 09/08/19

Statewide

Youth Waterfowl Hunt

09/21/19 - 11/19/19

North duck zone

Duck season

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Central duck zone

Duck season

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

South duck zone

Duck season

09/21/19 - 12/29/19

North duck zone

Canada goose season

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

Central duck zone

Canada goose season

09/21/19 - 09/29/19

South duck zone

Canada goose season

10/05/19 - 11/24/19

Central duck zone

Duck season

10/05/19 - 12/26/19

Central duck zone

Canada goose season

10/12/19 - 12/01/19

South duck zone

Duck season

10/12/19 - 01/02/20

South duck zone

Canada goose season

Wetlands for wildlife

North Ottawa Flood Control Project

 

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.

Wetland and waterfowl habitat management »

Waterfowl information

Ducks

Geese

General information

Reports and surveys »