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Manitoba Hunting Guide

Game Bird Hunting

Migratory Game Bird

Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons

 

 



Game Bird Game Hunting Area Season Dates Species Bag Limit
(All GBHZs)
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 Woodcock 8 24
Dark Geese GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 1 - Nov. 30
Canada, White-front & Brant and Cackling 8* 24
White Geese GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4
Sept.1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 1 - Nov. 30
Snow, Blue & Ross 20 80
Conservation Snow Geese GBHZ 1 Apr.1 - June 15
Aug. 15 - Aug. 31
Snow & Blue only 20 80
GBHZ 2,3 & 4 Apr. 1- May 31 Snow & Blue only 20 80
Sandhill Crane GBHZ 1, 2 , 3 & 4 Sept.1 - Nov. 30 Sandhill Crane 5 15
* Exception GHA 38 the daily bag limit is 12 from Sept. 1 to Sept. 23.


Game Bird Game Hunting Area Season Dates Species Bag Limit
(All GBHZs)
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 Hunting Area Season Dates Species Bag Limit
(All GBHZs)
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 Woodcock 4 12
Dark Geese GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2
GBHZ 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 8 - Nov. 30
Sept. 24- Nov. 30
Canada, White-front & Brant and Cackling 5 15
White Geese GBHZ 1
GBHZ 2
GBHZ 3 & 4
Sept. 1 - Oct. 31
Sept. 8 - Nov. 30
Sept. 17 - Nov. 30
Snow, Blue & Ross 20 80
Conservation Snow Geese GBHZ 1

Apr. 1 - June 15
Aug.15 - Aug. 31
Snow & Blue only 20 80
GBHZ 2, 3 & 4 Apr. 1 - May 31 Snow & Blue only 20 80
Sandhill Crane GBHZ 1, 2, 3 & 4 Sept. 1 - Nov. 30 Sandhill Crane 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 13. Beginning Monday, October 14, dark geese may be hunted all day. White geese maybe hunted all day in all GBHZ's.