Waterfowl Hunting

This page is dedicated to waterfowl hunting in Florida. To learn about issues related to waterfowl ecology and management, please visit our Florida's Waterfowl page.


2015-2016 "Anticipated" Waterfowl Season Dates 

*all dates are subject to change until finalized

  • Early Canada Goose:  Sept. 5-27, 2015
  • September Teal and Wood Duck:  Sept. 19-23, 2015
  • September Teal Only: Sept. 24-27, 2015 
  • Regular Season (Ducks, Coots, and Light Geese):  Nov. 21 - Nov. 29, 2015 and Dec. 12, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016
  • Regular Season Canada Goose:  Nov. 21 - Nov. 29, 2015 
  • Youth Duck and Goose: Feb. 6-7, 2016


Season Brochures and Other Regulations

Quota Permits

ADA Duck Blind

FWC and Other Hunt Areas

Helpful Links

 Check Station Harvest Data

 Report Duck Bands


FWC Facts:
The FWC is lead manager or landowner on about 1.1 million acres of Florida's Wildlife Management Area (WMA) system. More than 5.8 million acres of land are open for public hunting.

Learn More at AskFWC