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Falconry Season Dates

Seasons, dates and bag limits do not apply to wildlife management areas.

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Species 2019-2020 Season Dates Bag Possession Limit

Canada Goose

Sept. 7 - 29
Nov. 23 - Jan. 30

3 9*

Common Moorhen

Sept. 1 - Dec. 14

3 9*

Duck, Coot, & Light Geese
(Snow, Blue, & Ross)

Sept. 21 - 29
Nov. 3 - 12
Nov. 16**
Nov. 23 - Dec. 1
Dec. 7 - Jan. 26
Feb. 3 - Feb. 28

3 9*

Gray Squirrel

Oct. 1 - Mar. 31

12 24

Mourning Dove, &
White-Winged Dove

Sept. 28 - Oct. 20
Nov. 9 - Dec. 1
Dec. 19 - Feb. 17

3 9*

Quail

Oct. 1 - Mar. 31

2 4

Rabbit

Year round

12 24

Rail (Sora, King, Clapper, & Virginia)

Sept. 1 - Dec. 16

3 9*

Snipe

Nov. 1 - Feb . 15

3 9*

Woodcock

Nov. 24 - Mar. 9

3 9*

*   The daily bag limit for all migratory game bird species is three, singly or in the aggregate

** Youth only (15 and under)

For more information on falconry regulations, contact the FWC's Waterfowl and Small Game Program at 850-488-5878.