you only need to know northern/southern zone, unless you plan on goose hunting. You will need a small game license, HIP certification, state waterfowl stamp and federal waterfowl stamp.
Check out the dnr's website for rules and regulations. You can download the PDF file and also if you just go get your license, the place you get it should have a migratory bird regulations pamphlet.
Welcome to the wonderful world of waterfowling. You may want to try getting a hold of someone from around the area on this forum to maybe take you out and show you the ropes. Getting started by yourself can be tough. Best of luck!