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Kentucky Proposes 2011-12 Waterfowl Seasons

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has proposed waterfowl seasons for the state for 2011 and 2012.

8/23/2011

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has proposed waterfowl seasons for the state for 2011-12. The commission's reccomendations must be approval by state legislators before becoming law.

The proposed seasons include:

Ducks, Coots and Mergansers
• Duck season: Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day) - Nov. 27. The season reopens Dec. 5, 2011, and closes Jan. 29, 2012.
• Season dates for mergansers and coots are the same as the duck season dates for the 2011-2012 seasons. The daily bag limit for mergansers is five, only two of which may be hooded mergansers. The daily limit for coots is 15.

Canada Geese
• Western Goose Zone: Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
• Pennyrile-Coalfield Goose Zone (including West-Central Canada Goose subzone): Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
• Eastern Goose Zone: Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
• The Canada goose season in the Northeastern Canada Goose Zone expands by eight days for the upcoming season. The season is Jan. 1-31, 2012.
White-fronted Geese, Brant
• Statewide: Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
Snow Goose
• Regular Season: Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012
Snow Goose Conservation Order Season
• Eastern Duck Zone: Feb. 1, 2012 - March 31, 2012
• Western Duck Zone: Feb. 1-3, 2012; Feb. 6, 2012 - March 31, 2012

Youth Waterfowl Seasons
Eastern Zone: Nov. 5-6
Western Zone: Feb. 4-5, 2012

For more information, go to fw.ky.gov.

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1 Response to Kentucky Proposes 2011-12 Waterfowl Seasons

chuck cowgill wrote:
October 01, 2011

we need a booklet with zones and dates for waterfowl hunting. and you need to use the same lingo not 1 that says eastern zone and 1 that says zone 3 to confusing.