California Waterfowl Zone Map Balance of State

California Waterfowl Zone Map Balance of State California waterfowl seasons.
CDFW Regions 1 – 6

On this page, you’ll find a California Waterfowl Zone Map for the Balance of State (pictured right). We have general seasons for ducks, scaup, geese, and junior hunts. You’ll also find late season hunts for juniors and links to bag limits, shooting, hours, hunting calendars, and everything else you need to know about waterfowl hunting.

Ducks Seasons in the Balance of State Waterfowl Zone Map

The general season for ducks opens on October 22, 2016. The season closes on January 29, 2017. For late season hunts and other methods (e.g. archery and falconry), see our pages for ducks and hunting calendar. On those pages, you’ll also find bag limits, hunting methods, hunting tips, blogs, and much more. For other zones and special management areas, see our page for other waterfowl zones.

Goose Seasons in the Balance of State Waterfowl Zone Map

The general season for geese is from October 22, 2016 – January 29, 2017. However, there’s an early season for Large Canada Geese, which is from October 1 -5. In addition, there’s a late season for white-fronts and white geese from February 11 through February 15, 2017. For late season hunts and other methods (e.g. archery and falconry), see our pages for geese and hunting calendar. On those pages, you’ll also find bag limits, hunting methods, hunting tips, blogs, and much more. For other zones and special management areas, see our page for other waterfowl zones.

Scaup Seasons in the Balance of State Waterfowl Zone Map

The general season for scaup season opens on November 5, 2016. The season closes on January 29, 2017. Regular seasons for ducks, geese, and scaup closes on January 29. For late season hunts and other methods (e.g. archery and falconry), see our pages for ducks and geese or use our calendar. On those pages, you’ll also find bag limits, hunting methods, hunting tips, blogs, and much more. For other zones and special management areas, see our page for other waterfowl zones.

Juniors Hunt in the Balance of State Waterfowl Zone Map

There is a late waterfowl season for juniors from February 4 – 5, 2017.

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