2009-2010 Migratory Game Bird Seasons

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2009-2010 Migratory Game Bird Seasons

Postby CutEmMS » Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:17 pm

2009-2010 Migratory Game Bird Seasons

september teal sept. 12th - 27th Daily limit: 4

september canada goose sept. 1st - 15th Daily limit: 5

Doves (North Zone) Sept. 5, 2009 - Sept. 27, 2009 AND Oct. 10, 2009 - Nov. 3, 2009 AND Dec. 25, 2009 - Jan. 15, 2010

Doves (South Zone) Sept. 5, 2009 - Sept. 13, 2009 AND Oct.10, 2009 - Nov. 4, 2009 AND Dec. 12, 2009 - Jan. 15, 2010

Ducks, Mergansers, and Coots Nov. 27, 2009 - Nov. 29, 2009 AND Dec. 4, 2009 - Dec. 6, 2009 AND Dec. 9, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010

Canada Geese Nov. 23, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010 Daily limit: 3

Brant Nov. 23, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010 Daily limit: 2

White-fronted Geese Nov. 21, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010 Daily limit: 2

Snow, Blue, and Ross’s Geese Nov. 21, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010 Daily limit: 20

Youth Waterfowl Feb. 6, 2010 - Feb. 7, 2010 Daily limit: same as reg. season

Light Goose Conservation Order***Oct. 1, 2009 - Nov. 20, 2009 AND Feb. 1, 2010 - Feb. 5, 2010 AND Feb. 8, 2010 - Mar. 31, 2010

-- Sept. Canada Goose season is closed on Roebuck Lake in Leflore county

---Daily limit on doves is 15 singly or aggregate

-- (Dove North Zone) Areas north of U.S. Hwy. 84 plus areas south of U.S. Hwy. 84 and west of MS Hwy. 35.


-- (Dove South Zone) Areas south of U.S. Hwy. 84 and east of MS Hwy. 35.

-- The duck daily bag limit is a total of 6 ducks, including no more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 of which may be females), 3 wood ducks, 2 redheads, 2 scaup, 1 canvasback, 1 mottled duck, 1 black duck, and 1 pintail.

---The merganser daily bag limit is a total of 5 mergansers, only 2 of which may be hooded mergansers.

---The coot daily bag limit is a total of 15 coots.

---The possession limit is twice the daily bag limit for ducks, mergansers, and coots.

---Shooting hours for all migratory game birds are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

***The Light Goose Conservation Order is a special season designed to reduce the population of overpopulated snow, blue, and Ross’s geese when no other waterfowl seasons are open. This season allows for expanded methods of take that are not allowed during regular waterfowl seasons.

To participate in the Light Goose Conservation Order, hunters need a valid Mississippi hunting license, state waterfowl stamp, and a free Light Goose Conservation Order permit number. Hunters can obtain the permit number by calling 601-432-2199 between the hours of 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday.

Light Goose Conservation Order Methods:

Shooting hours are from ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset

Only snow, blue, and Ross’s geese are eligible for harvest

The use of electronic calls is allowed

The use of unplugged shotguns is allowed

There is no daily or possession limit for snow, blue, or Ross’s geese

Hunters must use non-toxic shot

Hunters do not need a federal waterfowl stamp
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