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Final 1998 Waterfowl Seasons And Regulations Adopted
Friday, September 11, 1998
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This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

In a conference call on September 1, the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission adopted final 1998 waterfowl hunting seasons and regulations. The seasons were finalized after season framework dates were received from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service late in August.

The season dates adopted for the Pacific Flyway are:

    Ducks: October 3 through January 16 Bag Limit: 7 ducks. The only change from last year in the species limits is a reduction in the number of pintails in the bag to 1.

    Geese: October 3 through January 10 Bag Limit: 4 dark geese and 3 light geese

The season dates established for the Central Flyway are: Ducks:(Zones 1&2): October 3 through January 7 Bag Limit: 6 ducks. The only change from last year in the species limits is a reduction in the number of pintails in the bag to 1.

Geese: October 3 through January 16 Bag Limit: 4 dark geese and 5 light geese

Once again, a "Youth Waterfowl Day" has been approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and adopted by the Commission. The date will be Saturday, September 26. This year geese have been added to the daily bag limit for youngsters hunting on this special day and the limits for youths hunting on that day will be the same as noted above.