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Final 1999 Waterfowl Seasons And Regulations Set
Friday, September 17, 1999
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This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

At its meeting on September 8, the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission set final 1999 waterfowl hunting seasons and regulations.

Pacific Flyway season and bag limits

Ducks: October 2 through January 15

Geese: October 2 through January 9

Bag Limit (ducks): The daily bag limit is 7 ducks and mergansers, except that the daily bag may contain no more than 2 female mallards, 1 pintail, 2 redheads, 1 canvasback and 4 scaup.

Possession Limit (ducks): The possession limit may not exceed twice the daily bag limit of any species and sex.

Bag Limit (geese): 4 dark geese and 3 light geese

Possession Limit (geese): Twice the daily bag.

Central Flyway season and bag limits:

Ducks: Zone 1 & 2: October 2 through January 6

Geese: October 2 through January 15

Bag Limit (ducks): The daily bag limit is 6 ducks containing no more than 5 mallards, of which no more than 2 may be females, 2 wood ducks, 2 redheads, 1 pintail, 1 canvasback and 3 scaup. The daily merganser bag limit is 5 mergansers, containing no more than 1 hooded merganser.

Possession Limit (ducks): May not exceed twice the daily bag limit of any species and sex.

Bag Limit (geese): 4 dark geese and 5 light geese

Possession Limit (geese): 8 dark geese and 10 light geese

The Commission also approved a statewide Youth Waterfowl Day for September 25. Legally licensed hunters age 12 through 15, who are accompanied by an adult, can participate.