Duck Season West Virginia

Latest dates for the duck Hunting Season West Virginia 2016-2017

 

SpeciesSeason DatesBag Limits (Daily)Possession Limits
Mourning DoveSept 1 to Oct 17
Nov 2 to Nov 21
Dec 21 to Jan 12
1545
Sora and Virginia RailsSept 1 to Nov 92525
Common SnipeSept 1 to Dec 16816
WoodcockOct 17 to Nov 3039
Youth WaterfowlSept 19 to Nov 7Same as Duck season below
DucksOct 1 to Oct 10
Nov 9 to Nov 14
Dec 18 to Jan 30
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
4 mallards (Max 2 hens)
4 long-tailed ducks
4 scoters
3 wood ducks
2 pintails
2 scaup
2 redheads
2 canvasback
1 black duck
3 times daily bag limit
CootsSame as Duck dates above1530
GallinulesOct 1 to Oct 10
Dec 2 to Jan 30
1530
MergansersSame as Duck dates above5 (Max 2 hooded mergansers)3 times daily bag limit
Early Canada GooseSept 1 to Nov 12515
Canada Goose / White-fronted geeseOct 1 to Oct 17
Nov 9 to Nov 14
Dec 5 to Jan 30
515
Snow and Blue GooseOct 1 to Oct 17
Nov 9 to Nov 14
Dec 15 to Jan 30
515
BrantJan 1 to Jan 3013

West Virginia hunting regulations

For more detailed info check out the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources website.

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