Waterfowl hunting dates for 2015/2016

Waterfowl hunting dates for 2015/2016
Don Dziedzina at Rooster Heaven Hunt Club

Illinois Waterfowl Regular Season Dates: 2015–16

September Canada Goose: Statewide Sept. 1 – 15
September Teal: Statewide Sept. 5 – 20

North Zone Youth Hunt Duck Canada Goose
2015–16 Oct. 10 – 11 Oct. 17 – Dec. 15 Oct. 17 – Jan. 14

Central Zone
2015–16 Oct. 17 – 18
Oct. 24 – Dec. 22
Oct. 24 – Nov. 15 and
Nov. 26 – Jan. 31

South Central Zone
2015–16 Nov. 7 – 8
Nov. 14 – Jan. 12
Nov. 14 – Jan. 31

South Zone
2015–16 Nov. 14 – 15
Nov. 26 – Jan. 24
Nov. 26 – Jan. 31

Illinois 2015–16 Snow Goose and White-Fronted Goose Season Dates

North Zone
Snow Geese
Regular Season: Oct. 17 – Jan. 14
White-fronted Geese: Oct. 19 – Jan. 14

Central Zone
Snow Geese
Regular Season: Oct. 24 – Jan. 31
White-fronted Geese: Nov. 5 – Jan. 31

South Central Zone
Snow Geese
Regular Season: Nov. 14 – Jan. 31
White-fronted Geese: Nov. 14 – Jan. 31

South Zone
Snow Geese
Regular Season: Nov. 26 – Jan. 31
White-fronted Geese: Nov. 26 – Jan. 31

The Illinois waterfowl zone maps are available on the IDNR website at http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/waterfowl/Pages/MapsApprovedWaterfowlZoneLines.aspx

Illinois’ regulations are subject to final approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service later this summer.
The IDNR 2015–16 season dates are outlined above.

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