Nebraska Waterfowl Hunting Season Dates

Dark Goose Season

  • North Central Unit

    • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: January 19, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 5
    • Possession Limit: Three times the daily bag limit
  • Platte River Unit

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 9, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 5
    • Possession Limit: Three times the daily bag limit
  • Niobrara Unit

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 9, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 5
    • Possession Limit: Three times the daily bag limit

White-Fronted Goose Season

  • Statewide

    • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: December 17, 2023
    • Bag Limit: 2
    • Possession Limit: Three times the daily bag limit
  • Statewide

    • Hunting Start Date: January 25, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: February 9, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 2
    • Possession Limit: Three times the daily bag limit

Light Goose Season

  • Statewide

    • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: January 3, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 50
    • Possession Limit: None
  • Statewide

    • Hunting Start Date: January 25, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 9, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 50
    • Possession Limit: None

Light Goose Conservation Order Season

  • East Zone

    • Hunting Start Date: February 10, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: April 15, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 50
    • Possession Limit: None
  • West Zone

    • Hunting Start Date: February 10, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: April 5, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 50
    • Possession Limit: None
  • Rainwater Basin Zone

    • Hunting Start Date: February 10, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: April 5, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 50
    • Possession Limit: None

Teal Season

  • Low Plains

    • Hunting Start Date: September 2, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: September 17, 2023
    • Bag Limit: 6
  • High Plains

    • Hunting Start Date: September 2, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: September 10, 2023
    • Bag Limit: 6

Duck & Coot Season

Zone 1

  • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: December 26, 2023
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 2

  • Low Plains:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: December 19, 2023
    • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
    • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
    • Possession Limit: 18
  • High Plains:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: December 19, 2023
    • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
    • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
    • Possession Limit: 18
  • High Plains:

    • Hunting Start Date: January 10, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: January 31, 2024
    • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
    • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
    • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 3

  • High Plains:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: January 9, 2024
    • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
    • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
    • Possession Limit: 18
  • High Plains:

    • Hunting Start Date: January 10, 2024
    • Hunting End Date: January 31, 2024
    • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
    • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
    • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 4

  • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: January 9, 2024
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

Youth Duck & Coot Season

Zone 1

  • Hunting Start Date: October 7, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: October 8, 2023
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 2

  • Hunting Start Date: September 30, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: October 1, 2023
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 3

  • Hunting Start Date: October 21, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: October 22, 2023
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

Zone 4

  • Hunting Start Date: October 21, 2023
  • Hunting End Date: October 22, 2023
  • Tier 1 Bag Limit: 6
  • Tier II Bag Limit: 3
  • Possession Limit: 18

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