Minnesota's duck seasonMinnesota's duck hunting season lasts 60 days, Oct. 4 through Dec. 2
Daily limit: Six ducks, including not more than four mallards, of which only one may be a hen; two wood ducks; two redheads; one pintail; and one blackduck. Canvasback season is closed.
Scaup limit: One daily except from Oct. 25 to Nov. 13, when two may be taken.
Hours: One-half hour before sunrise (except 9 a.m. on opening day) to 4 p.m. through Oct. 11; until sunset thereafter.
Licenses and stamps: Hunters must have a license to take small game, plus a $7.50 Minnesota Waterfowl Stamp validation and a $15 federal duck stamp.
Goose season: Canada goose season is Oct. 4 to Dec. 12 across most of the state, with a limit of two per day; the west-central zone is Oct. 16-19 and Oct. 25 to Nov. 30 with a bag of two; the west zone is Oct. 4 to Dec. 2 with a bag of two. Shooting hours are the same as for ducks.