Duck Season Indiana

Latest dates for the duck Hunting Season Indiana 2016-2017

 

SpeciesSeason DatesBag Limits (Daily)Possession Limits
---NORTH ZONE ---
DucksOct 24 to Dec 13
Dec 19 to Dec 27
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
4 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 pintails
2 redheads
2 canvasback
1 black duck
1 mottled duck
3 times daily bag limit
CootsOct 24 to Dec 13
Dec 19 to Dec 27
153 times daily bag limit
MergansersOct 24 to Dec 13
Dec 19 to Dec 27
5 (Max 2 hooded mergansers)3 times daily bag limit
Canada Geese, White-fronted Geese, BrantOct 24 to Nov 22
Dec 12 to Jan 24
5 combined;
3 Canada geese
3 times daily bag limit
Light Geese (snow, blue, Ross’)Oct 24 to Nov 22
Dec 12 to Jan 24
20No Limit
Youth WaterfowlOct 17 to Oct 18Same as regular duck and goose seasons
---CENTRAL ZONE ---
DucksOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 21 to Jan 10
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
4 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 pintails
2 redheads
2 canvasback
1 black duck
1 mottled duck
3 times daily bag limit
CootsOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 21 to Jan 10
153 times daily bag limit
MergansersOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 21 to Jan 10
5 (Max 2 hooded mergansers)3 times daily bag limit
Canada Geese, White-fronted Geese, BrantOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 21 to Jan 24
5 combined;
3 Canada geese
3 times daily bag limit
Light Geese (snow, blue, Ross’)Oct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 21 to Jan 24
20No Limit
Youth WaterfowlOct 24 to Oct 25Same as regular duck and goose seasonsSame as regular duck and goose seasons
---SOUTH ZONE ---
DucksOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 28 to Jan 17
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
4 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 pintails
2 redheads
2 canvasback
1 black duck
1 mottled duck
3 times daily bag limit
CootsOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 28 to Jan 17
153 times daily bag limit
MergansersOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 28 to Jan 17
5 (Max 2 hooded mergansers)3 times daily bag limit
Canada Geese, White-fronted Geese, BrantOct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 28 to Jan 31
5 combined;
3 Canada geese
3 times daily bag limit
Light Geese (snow, blue, Ross’)Oct 31 to Nov 8
Nov 28 to Jan 31
20No Limit
Youth WaterfowlOct 24 to Oct 25Same as regular duck and goose seasons
LATE Canada Goose Zone SeasonFeb 1 to Feb 1539
Light Goose (Conservation Order)Feb 1 to Mar 31No LimitNo Limit
Indiana hunting seasons

For more detailed info check out the Indiana Department of Natural Resources website.

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