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 Waterfowl Season Dates 

  • 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  and Dec. 1, 2015 - Jan. 30, 2016
  • 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


Waterfowl Quota Permitting Technical Assistance Group



FWC Facts:
Turkeys are powerful fliers, especially for short distances. Their wings are designed for short, fast flight, but by alternating gliding and flapping, they can cover a mile easily.

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