Duck Season Nebraska

Latest dates for the duck Hunting Season Nebraska 2016-2017

 

SpeciesSeason DatesBag Limits (Daily)Possession Limits
Low Plains - Early Teal (Blue, Green-winged & Cinnamon Teal)Sept 5 to Sept 20618
High Plains - Early Teal (Blue, Green-winged & Cinnamon Teal)Sept 12 to Sept 20618
---ZONE 1 ---
Duck, Merganser, CootOct 10 to Dec 226 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
---ZONE 2 ---
Low Plains - Duck, Merganser, CootOct 3 to Oct 156 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
High Plains - Duck, Merganser, CootOct 3 to Dec 15
Jan 6 to Jan 27
6 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
---ZONE 3 ---
Low Plains - Duck, Merganser, CootOct 24 to Jan 56 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
High Plains - Duck, Merganser, CootOct 24 to Jan 5
Jan 6 to Jan 27
6 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
---ZONE 4 ---
Duck, Merganser, CootOct 3 to Dec 156 ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
3 wood ducks
3 scaup
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasbacks


5 Merganser (Max 2 hooded mergansers)
15 Coot
Mergansers & Coots do not count toward the daily bag limits for ducks
3 times daily bag limit
---Geese ---
Dark Goose (Brant, Canada, & all other goose species except light geese & white-fronted geese)East Unit:
Oct 28 to Feb 9

North Central Unit:
Oct 3 to Jan 15

Niobrara Unit:
Oct 28 to Feb 9

Platte River Unit:
Oct 28 to Feb 9

Panhandle Unit:
Oct 28 to Feb 9
515
White-fronted GeeseOct 3 to Dec 4
Jan 30 to Feb 9
39
Light GeeseOct 3 to Dec 28
Jan 23 to Feb 9
50No Limit
Light Geese (Conservation Order)Rainwater Basin Zone:
Feb 10 to Apr 5

East Zone:
Feb 10 to Apr 15

West Zone:
Feb 10 to Apr 5
No LimitNo Limit

duck hunting Nebraska

For more detailed info check out the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission website.

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