PIERRE, S.D. -(Ammoland.com)- The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed and set several goose hunting seasons at their December meeting.
The Commission proposed to reduce the daily limit of Canada geese during the early fall Canada goose hunting season from 15 geese in 2017 to eight in 2018 with a possession limit of 24. The proposed early fall Canada goose hunting season would run from Sept. 1-30, 2018.
The GFP Commission proposed to add Lawrence and Meade counties to Unit 2 for the 2018 goose hunting season. No changes were proposed for the light goose, white-fronted goose hunting seasons or the spring light goose Conservation Order.
2018-2019 season dates include:
Canada Geese (and Brant)
- Unit 1: Oct. 1 – Dec. 16, 2018
- Unit 2: Nov. 5, 2018 – Feb. 17, 2019
- Unit 3: Jan. 12-20, 2019
- Statewide: Sept. 29, 2018 – Jan. 11, 2019
- Spring Light Goose Conservation Order
- Statewide: Feb. 18 – May 7, 2019
- Statewide: Sept. 29 – Dec. 23, 2018
The special Canada goose hunting season in Bennett County has been set to follow the previous year structure and will run from Oct. 20 – Dec. 23, 2018, with 800 three-tag Canada goose licenses available to residents and 25 two-tag permits …Read the Rest