The season for hunting duck

Holden Loper, Reporter

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In the North Zone of Texas, duck season will begin on Nov. 9, 2019, then run till Dec. 1, 2019. There will be a short time of recreation then the season will pick back up December 7, 2019, and run through till Jan 26, 2020.

In the South Zone of Texas, duck season will start Nov. 2, and run on to Dec.1. There will then be a short time of recreation, then the season will start back up Dec. 14, 2020, and run till Jan. 26, 2020.

Youth Duck season in the North Zone will last for two days, Nov. 2 and Nov. 3, 2019.

Youth Duck season in the South Zone will last for two days, Oct. 26 and Oct. 2, 2019. 

Bag Limits 

You are allowed 6 Birds to Keep

This may include:

  • 5 mallards (only two may be hens)
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 3 scaup
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 canvasback
  • 1 pintail
  •  “dusky” duck (mottled duck, Mexican-like duck, black duck, and their hybrids are closed the first five days of the season in each zone)
  • All other species not listed: 

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