Falconry Season Dates

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

Become a falconer.

 

Species2018-2019 Season DatesBagPossession Limit

Canada Goose

Sept. 1 - 30
Nov. 17 - 25
Dec. 1 - Jan. 30

3 9*

Common Moorhen

Sept. 1 - Dec. 14

3 9*

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

Sept. 22 - 30
Nov. 3 - 12
Nov. 17 - 25
Dec. 8 - Jan. 27
Feb. 2-3**
Feb. 4 - Mar. 1

3 9*

Gray Squirrel

Oct. 1 - Mar. 31

12 24

Mourning Dove, &
White-Winged Dove

Sept. 22 - Oct. 14
Nov. 10 - Dec. 2
Dec. 19 - Feb. 1

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. 10

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.

 

 



FWC Facts:
Adult white-tailed deer in Florida average 125 lbs. for bucks, 95 lbs. for does. The Key deer subspecies is noticeably smaller, averaging just 27 in. tall and 55-70 lbs.

Learn More at AskFWC