The 2019-20 fall duck hunting for Tennessee begins in the Reelfoot Duck Zone on Nov. 9-10 and continues on Dec. 5 – Jan. 31. The Statewide Duck Zone will again have its familiar 60-day split season, opening on Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 (Thanksgiving Day weekend) and continuing Dec. 7 – Jan. 31. The Youth Waterfowl Hunts are Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 for both zones.
The daily bag limit is six ducks, consisting of no more than four mallards (maximum of two females), three wood, three scaup, two redhead, one pintail, two canvasback, and two black.
The season for Canada geese in the Northwest Canada Goose Zone continues Nov. 9-10 and Dec. 5 – Feb. 14. The Statewide Canada Goose Zone continues Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 and resumes Dec. 7 – Feb. 14. The daily bag limit is three in all zones. Most of the other goose species are open Nov. 29 – Dec. 2 and Dec. 7 – Feb. 14. For more see the waterfowl section in the 2019-20 hunting guide, pp.22-27, or see it at www.tnwildlife.org.