Wyoming Migratory Bird & Waterfowl Seasons

Dove Season

Mourning Dove

  • Start Date: September 1
  • End Date: November 29
  • Extended Falconry Seasons: November 30 - December 16

Coots Season

Pacific Flyway

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: January 5

Central Flyway - Zones C1, C1A

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: October 15

Central Flyway - Zone C2

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: December 3

Extended Falconry Seasons

  • Central Flyway-C1 and C1A: October 18 - October 25
  • Central Flyway - C2: September 18 - September 22 | December 4 - December 6

Duck Seasons

Pacific Flyway

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: January 5

Central Flyway

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: December 31

Central Flyway - Zones C1, C1A

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: October 15

Central Flyway - Zone C2

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: December 3

Extended Falconry Seasons

  • Central Flyway-C1 and C1A: October 18 - October 25
  • Central Flyway - C2: September 18 - September 22 | December 4 - December 6

Goose Seasons

Early Canada Goose (Pacific Flyway)

  • Start Date: September 1
  • End Date: September 8

Dark Geese & Light Geese (Pacific Flyway)

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: December 28

Light Geese (Central Flyway)

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: December 31

Dark Geese (Central Flyway - Zones C1, C1A, C2)

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: October 8 (Zone C1) | October 11 (Zone C1A) | December 3 (Zone C2)

Light Goose Conservation Order (Central Flyway)

  • Start Date: February 19
  • End Date: April 30

Mergansers Seasons

Pacific Flyway

  • Start Date: September 23
  • End Date: January 5

Central Flyway

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: December 31

Central Flyway - Zones C1, C1A, C2

  • Start Date: September 30
  • End Date: October 15 (Zones C1, C1A) | December 3 (Zone C2)

Extended Falconry Seasons

  • Central Flyway-C1 and C1A: October 18 - October 25
  • Central Flyway - C2: September 18 - September 22 | December 4 - December 6

Rail Season

Sora and Virginia Rail

  • Start Date: September 1
  • End Date: November 9
  • Extended Season: November 10 - December 16

Snipe Season

  • Start Date: September 1
  • End Date: December 16

Sandhill Crane Seasons

Limited Quota Permit (Hunt Areas 1-6, 8)

  • Start Date: September 1
  • End Date: September 8 (Areas 1, 2, 3, 5, 8) | October 22 (Area 4) | October 8 (Area 6)

General Permit (Hunt Area 7)

  • Start Date: September 9
  • End Date: November 5

Notes

  • These dates provide a comprehensive overview of the migratory bird and waterfowl hunting seasons in Wyoming.
  • Hunters must adhere to these specific dates and be aware of any additional regulations that may apply to different zones and species.
  • It is crucial to verify season dates and comply with regulations to ensure ethical and sustainable hunting practices.
  • For the most accurate and current information, hunters should consult the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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