New Hampshire Waterfowl Season 2023-2024

Ducks Season

Northern Zone

  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: November 30, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Inland & Connecticut River Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): November 3, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Coastal Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): January 13, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Sea Ducks Season

Northern Zone

  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: November 30, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 4
  • Possession Limit: 12

Inland & Connecticut River Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): November 3, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 4
  • Possession Limit: 12

Coastal Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): January 13, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 4
  • Possession Limit: 12

Mergansers Season

Northern Zone

  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: November 30, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Inland & Connecticut River Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): November 3, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Coastal Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): January 13, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Coots Season

Northern Zone

  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: November 30, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Inland & Connecticut River Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): November 3, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Coastal Zone

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): January 13, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Brant Season

Northern Zone (Statewide)

  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: October 31, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Possession Limit: 3

Inland & Connecticut River Zone (Statewide)

  • Start Date: October 5, 2023
  • End Date: November 3, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Possession Limit: 3

Coastal Zone (Statewide)

  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 14, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 1
  • Possession Limit: 3

Goose Season

Canada Geese (Regular)

Northern Zone
  • Start Date: October 2, 2023
  • End Date: November 30, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18
Inland & Connecticut River Zone
  • Start Date (Early Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): November 3, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18
Coastal Zone
  • Start Date (Early Season): October 4, 2023
  • End Date (Early Season): October 10, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): November 22, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): January 13, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 6
  • Possession Limit: 18

Canada Geese (Sept)

  • Statewide
  • Start Date: September 1, 2023
  • End Date: September 25, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 5
  • Possession Limit: 15

Snow Geese

  • Statewide
  • Start Date (Regular Season): October 2, 2023
  • End Date (Regular Season): November 30, 2023
  • Start Date (Late Season): October 5, 2023
  • End Date (Late Season): December 21, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 25
  • Possession Limit: None

Youth Waterfowl Weekend Hunt

Northern Zone, Inland & Connecticut River Zone, and Coastal Zone (Statewide)

  • Start Date: September 23, 2023
  • End Date: September 24, 2023

Enjoy a Fulfilling Waterfowl Season in New Hampshire New Hampshire offers an exciting waterfowl hunting season with opportunities to hunt ducks, sea ducks, mergansers, coots, brants, and geese. Be sure to check the specific zone, dates, bag limits, and possession limits for your preferred waterfowl hunting experience in the 2023-2024 season. Additionally, don't miss the Youth Waterfowl Weekend Hunt for young hunters to enjoy the thrill of waterfowl hunting.

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