Migratory Birds 2022

2022 Seasons
Early Teal Sept. 1–9
Early Goose Sept. 1–15
Rail (Virginia, Sora) Sept. 1–Nov. 9
Snipe Sept. 1–Nov. 9
Common Gallinule Sept. 1–Nov. 9
Mourning Dove Sept. 1–Nov. 29
Youth Waterfowl Sept. 17–18
Woodcock Sept. 24–Nov. 7
Northern Duck Zone Sept. 24–Nov. 22
Southern Duck Zone

Oct. 1–9
Oct. 15–Dec. 4

Open Water Duck Zone Oct. 15–Dec. 13
Coot Same as Wild Duck Zone you are Hunting
Northern Goose Zone Sept. 16–Dec. 16
Southern Goose Zone Sept. 16–Oct. 9
Oct. 15–Dec. 4
Dec. 18–Jan. 3, 2023
Mississippi River Goose Zone Oct. 1–9
Oct. 15–Jan. 3, 2023


The application deadline for bobcat and fisher permits is always Aug. 1. An otter application will no longer be required for the 2020 season.

2022 Seasons
Hunting Year-round
Trapping See coyote trapping seasons.
Fox, red and gray
Hunting Oct. 15–Feb. 15, 2023
Trapping See fox trapping seasons.
Beaver See beaver trapping seasons.
Mink See mink trapping seasons.
Muskrat See muskrat trapping seasons.
Oct. 15–Dec. 25
Dec. 26–Jan. 31, 2023
Trapping See bobcat trapping seasons.
Fisher See fisher trapping seasons.
Otter See otter trapping seasons.
Resident Oct. 15–Feb. 15, 2023
Non-resident Oct. 29–Feb. 15, 2023
Trapping See raccoon trapping seasons.

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