Frameworks Proposed for Late Season Waterfowl Hunting

Image of retriever with pintail, Credit: Paul Mayne, Flickr

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed hunting regulations for the upcoming 2011-2012 late waterfowl seasons. Hunting season lengths of 60 days were proposed for the Atlantic and Mississippi Flyways, with 74 days for the Central Flyway (with an additional 23 days in the High Plains areas) and 107 days for the Pacific Flyway.

A full season on pintails would be offered nation-wide with a two bird daily bag limit, and a full season on canvasbacks with a one bird daily bag limit offered nation-wide.