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Manitoba Hunting Guide

Game Bird Hunting

Migratory Game Bird

Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons


Game Bird Game Bird Hunting Zone (GBHZ) Season Dates Species Bag Limit
Resident and Non-resident (A non-resident is a person who is a Canadian citizen but is not a Manitoba resident)
Ducks, Coots, Snipe GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 1 - Nov. 30
Ducks
Coots
Snipe
8
8
10
24
24
30
Woodcock GBHZ 3 & 4 Sept. 8 - Nov. 30   8 24
Dark Geese
(Canada, White-front & Brant and Cackling)
GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 1 - Nov. 30
  8*
8*
24
24
White Geese
(Snow, Blue & Ross's)
GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4
Aug 15 - Oct. 31
Sept. 1 - Nov. 30
  50
50
no limit
no limit
Conservation Geese
(Snow, Blue & Ross's)
GBHZ 1 Apr.1 - June 15
Aug. 15 - Aug. 31
  50
50
no limit
no limit
GBHZ 2,3 & 4 Mar. 15 - May 31   50 no limit
Sandhill Cranes GBHZ 1, 2 , 3 & 4 Sept.1 - Nov. 30   5 15
* exception GHA 38 the daily bag limit is 12 from Sept. 1 to Sept. 23.


Game Bird Game Bird Hunting Zone (GBHZ) Season Dates Species Bag Limit
Resident Youth Hunting
Waterfowler Heritage Days GBHZ 1, 2, 3 & 4 Sept.1 - Sept. 7 Bag limits are the same as the Resident season for that particular GBHZ.


Game Bird Game Bird Hunting Zone (GBHZ) Season Dates Species Bag Limit
Foreign resident
Ducks, Coots, Snipe GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2
GBHZ 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 8 - Nov. 30
Sept. 24 - Nov. 30
Ducks
Coots
Snipe
8**
8
10
24**
24
30
Woodcock GBHZ 3 & 4 Sept. 8 - Nov. 30   4 12
Dark Geese
(Canada, White-front & and Cackling)
GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2
GBHZ 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 8 - Nov. 30
Sept. 24 - Nov. 30***
  8
5
5
24
15
15
White Geese
(Snow, Blue & Ross's)
GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2
GBHZ 3 & 4
Aug. 15 - Oct. 31
Sept. 8 - Nov. 30
Sept. 17 - Nov. 30



50
50
50
no limit
no limit
no limit
Conservation Geese
(Snow, Blue & Ross's)
GBHZ 1

Apr. 1 - June 15
Aug. 15 - Aug. 31
  50
50
no limit
no limit
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4 Mar. 15 - May 31   50 no limit
Sandhill Cranes GBHZ 1, 2, 3 & 4 Sept. 1 - Nov. 30   5 15

**In GBHZ 4 not more than 4 daily or 12 in possession may be canvasbacks or redheads or a combination of the two species.
***Morning-only dark goose hunting for foreign resident hunters: In GBHZ 4 and GHAs 13A, 14, 14A, part 16, 18, 18A, 18B, 18C, 19, 19A, 19B, 20, 21A, 23A, and 25 dark goose hunting is restricted to morning only (1/2 hour before sunrise to 12:00 noon) up to and including Sunday, October 11. Beginning Monday, October 12, dark geese may be hunted all day. White geese maybe hunted all day in all GBHZ's.