Dove Hunting


2015-16 "Anticipated" Mourning and White-Winged Dove Season Dates

  *All Dates are subject to change until finalized

  • Phase 1: September 26, 2015 - October 26, 2015
  • Phase 2: November 14, 2015 - December 7, 2015
  • Phase 3: December 12, 2015 - January 15, 2016 

Shooting Hours:

  • Phase 1: Noon to sunset 
  • Phases 2 and 3: ½ hour before sunrise to sunset

Bag Limit (daily/possession):15/45


Additional Information 


For a complete list of statewide regulations and requirements, please consult the "Migratory Game Bird Regulations" pamphlet available at your local tax collector's office or nearest FWC regional office.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has revised its regulations, please visit this link on dove hunting and baiting External Website.

If you have any questions that this web site doesn't answer, click on the "Ask FWC" link at the top of any FWC web page.

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