Duck Season Wyoming

Latest dates for the duck Hunting Season Wyoming 2016-2017

SpeciesSeason DatesBag Limits (Daily)Possession Limits
--- PACIFIC FLYWAY ---
Pacific Flyway:
Ducks and mergansers
Sept 26 to Jan 87 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
7 mallards (Max 2 hens)
2 redheads
2 pintails
2 canvasback
3 scaup
3 times daily bag limit
Pacific Flyway:
Coots
Sept 26 to Jan 81545
Pacific Flyway:
Dark Geese
Sept 26 to Dec 3139
--- CENTRAL FLYWAY ---
Central Flyway ZONE C1 & C2:
Light Geese
Oct 3 to Dec 31
Jan 31 to Feb 14
1030
--- CENTRAL FLYWAY ZONE C1 ---
Central Flyway ZONE C1:
Ducks
Oct 3 to Oct 21
Oct 31 to Jan 16
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
2 pintails
3 wood ducks
2 canvasbacks
2 redheads
3 scaup

In addition to the regular limit of 6 ducks, 2 blue winged teal may be taken during the dates October 3 to October 18
18
Central Flyway ZONE C1:
Mergansers
Oct 3 to Oct 21
Oct 31 to Jan 16
515
Central Flyway ZONE C1:
Coots
Oct 3 to Oct 21
Oct 31 to Jan 16
1545
Central Flyway ZONE C1:
Dark Geese (excluding Goshen & Platte counties)
Oct 3 to Oct 21
Oct 31 to Nov 29
Dec 5 to Jan 29
515
Central Flyway ZONE C1:
Dark Geese (Goshen & Platte counties only)
Oct 3 to Oct 21
Nov 31 to Feb 16
2 (Oct 3 to Oct 21)
3 (Nov 31 to Feb 16)
3 times daily bag limit
--- CENTRAL FLYWAY ZONE C2 ---
Central Flyway ZONE C2:
Ducks
Sept 26 to Dec 6
Dec 12 to Jan 5
6 Ducks in aggregate no more than:
5 mallards (Max 2 hens)
2 pintails
3 wood ducks
2 canvasbacks
2 redheads
3 scaup

In addition to the regular limit of 6 ducks, 2 blue winged teal may be taken during the dates September 26 to October 11
3 times daily bag limit
Central Flyway ZONE C2:
Mergansers
Sept 26 to Dec 6
Dec 12 to Jan 5
5 (Max 2 hooded mergansers)15
Central Flyway ZONE C2:
Coots
Sept 26 to Dec 6
Dec 12 to Jan 5
1545
Central Flyway ZONE C2:
Dark Geese
Sept 26 to Dec 6
Dec 12 to Jan 5
515

Wyoming hunting regulations

The season of duck hunting Wyoming usually starts in the month of September. As the winter season creeps in and the temperature cools you are treat to some amazing scenes as waterfowls begin to appear. Wyoming is a great places to hunt and has a wide variety of birds.

Some of the species of ducks you may encounter in Wyoming are teal, gadwall and widgeon, the bag limits is for six of these ducks from the Central Flyway or seven from the Pacific Flyway.

In Wyoming hunting begins once the duck season has been opened by the authorities. This hunting activity starts at sunrise and participant ca n hunt until 4pm.

As with all states there are important rules to follow during Wyoming duck season that all hunters heed carefully. Dogs, archery and falconry are permitted by the state in the list of hunting techniques/tools that hunters can utilize as long as you have the correct permits.

 

For more detailed info check out the Wyoming Game & Fish Department Headquarters website.

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