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Geese Regulations

Valid Permits

  • Conservation Order Permit
  • Daily Small Game Hunting Permit
  • Hunting and Fishing Permit
  • Migratory Bird Hunting Permit
  • Small Game Hunting Permit

Season & Limits

Geese

Brant
Primary Season: Sat, 10/04/2014 - Sun, 10/12/2014
Additional Season: Thu, 11/27/2014 - Sat, 01/31/2015
Harvest Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
Daily Limit: 1
Possession Limit: 3

Canada Geese
Primary Season: Sat, 10/04/2014 - Sun, 10/12/2014
Additional Season: Thu, 11/27/2014 - Sat, 01/31/2015
Harvest Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
Daily Limit: 3
Possession Limit: 9

Light Geese
Primary Season: Sat, 10/25/2014 - Sat, 01/31/2015
Harvest Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
Daily Limit: 20
Possession Limit: any number

Light Geese Conservation Order
Primary Season: Sat, 02/01/2014 - Wed, 04/30/2014
Harvest Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
Daily Limit: Any number
Possession Limit: Any number

White-fronted
Primary Season: Thu, 11/27/2014 - Sat, 01/31/2015
Harvest Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset
Daily Limit: 2
Possession Limit: 6

Additional Information

The daily bag limits of geese are: 

  • Snow, blue and Ross's (all species combined): 20
  • Canada (new limit for regular season): 3
  • White-fronted: 2
  • Brant: 1 

The possession limits of geese are three times the daily limits, except there is no possession limit for snow, blue and Ross's geese. 

Youth Waterfowl 

  • age 15 or younger
  • accompanied by an adult 18 years old or older who is not allowed to hunt ducks but who can participate in other open seasons 

Any person 15 yers of age or younger may participate in the youth waterfowl hunting days without permit, provided they are in the immediate presence of an adult 18 years of age or older. If the youth hunter does not possess a hunter education certificate card, the adult must meet permit requirements that allows small-game hunting and have in his or her possession a valid hunter-education certificate card unless they were born before Jan. 1, 1967. 

Detailed Regulations: 
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http://mdc.mo.gov/node/10805