Okanagan Waterfowl Season Sates

Regulation Number: 
2020-08-04
Status: 
Decided
Region: 
Region 8 - Okanagan
MU: 
8-1
8-2
8-3
8-4
8-5
8-6
8-7
8-8
8-9
8-10
8-11
8-12
8-13
8-14
8-15
8-21
8-22
8-23
8-24
8-25
8-26
Regulation Type: 
General Open Season
Species: 
Migratory Game Birds
Closing Date: 
January 19, 2020 at midnight
Decision Statement: 

This regulation was approved as proposed and is included in the 2020-2022 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Synopsis.

Current Regulations: 

DUCKS

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 12 - Dec 25

GEESE: SNOW and ROSS’S

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 12 - Dec 25

GEESE: WHITE FRONTED

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 12 - Dec 25

Waterfowler Heritage Days

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

First Weekend in September

Proposed Regulations: 

Shift the start of the duck and geese season later by 11 days, and add two days to the end of the season (incorporating the proposal to Repeal Waterfowler Heritage Days

DUCKS

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 23 – Jan 7

GEESE: SNOW and ROSS’S

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 23 – Jan 7

GEESE: WHITE FRONTED

8-1 to 8-15, 8-21 to 8-26

Sept 23 – Jan 7

Rationale: 

The main rational for this proposal is to provide more hunting opportunity when these species are most common in the Okanagan Region.