Waterfowl season begins when ducks and geese are migrating in the fall. The season start is staggered between zones, with the northern zone of the state opening earlier than the middle and southern zones.
The specific dates and regulations are set in summer and are published in the Waterfowl Hunting Digest, listed under Related Information below. You can purchase waterfowl hunting permits beginning July 1.
Topics listed below let you apply for a reservation at one of 15 MDC-managed waterfowl areas, check hunting conditions, check season dates and regulations, and find many informational reports and harvest summaries.
Find teal hunting information in the Migratory Bird Hunting Digest listed under Related Information below.