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Tennessee - 2015-16 Season

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Season / ZoneDatesNotes
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Statewide except Reelfoot
Nov 28 - Nov 29
Dec 5 - Jan 31
Ducks, Coots & Mergansers
Reelfoot
Nov 14 - Nov 15
Dec 5 - Jan 31
Within the boundaries of the Reelfoot Lake Wildlife Mgmt Area
Canada Geese
Statewide
Oct 10 - Oct 27
Nov 28 - Nov 29
Dec 5 - Jan 31
All counties and areas not included in the NW Zone
Canada Geese
NW Zone
Oct 10 - Oct 14
Nov 14 - Nov 15
Dec 5 - Feb 13
Lake, Obion, and Weakley counties; that portion of Dyer County, excluding that portion south of Hwy 104; and Gibson County excluding that portion bounded on the south by Hwy 104 and on the west by Hwy 45W.
Light GeeseNov 28 - Nov 29
Dec 5 - Feb 13
Light Goose Conservation SeasonFeb 14 - Mar 10Electronic calls and unplugged shotguns are permitted.
White-fronted GeeseNov 28 - Nov 29
Dec 5 - Feb 13
BrantNov 23 - Jan 31
Statewide YouthFeb 6 & Feb 13Open to hunters ages 6-15 accompanied by a non-hunting adult age 21 or older.

Additional Information

Bag LimitSpecies / SeasonDaily Limit
Possession limit: 3 times daily bag limit
Duck6, including no more than:
  • 4 mallards (max. 2 female)
  • 1 black duck
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 2 pintails
  • 2 canvasback
  • 3 scaup
  • 2 redheads
Coot15
Merganser5, including no more than 2 hooded mergansers
Canada Goose3
Light Goose20, no possession limit
Light Goose Conservation OrderNo bag or possession limits
White-fronted Goose2
Brant2
Hunting TimesSeasonTimes
Light Goose Conservation Order1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
All other seasons1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeDetails
Shotgun10 gauge or smaller, incapable of holding more than three shells
ShotMust be non-toxic