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Have you experienced the excitement of harvesting a banded game bird? Report your band recovery. Photo courtesy of Taylor Finger

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Waterfowl hunting

Please note: As of April 11, 2018 the season proposal for the 2018 migratory game bird season has been approved by the Wisconsin Natrual Resources Board. View the approved 2018 migratory bird hunting seasons 2018 Migratory Bird Season

The Wisconsin waterfowl hunter is one of the most dedicated and involved conservationists in the nation, contributing time and money to waterfowl management and habitat restoration. Wisconsin is a great waterfowl hunting state and one of the reasons is your enthusiasm and dedication to the sport. Waterfowl are enjoyed by many people in Wisconsin. Look below for more information on waterfowl reports and surveys, hunting regulations and other current issues.

Waterfowl resources

Early teal season quiz

Brush up on your waterfowl identification in preparation for the early teal season! Dont forget to test yourself and take the quiz!

Quiz yourself by taking the Teal Quiz and see how prepared you are for the September early teal season.

Contact information
For information on waterfowl hunting, contact:
Trenton Rohrer
Assistant migratory game bird ecologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management
608-261-6458
Last revised: Wednesday April 11 2018