2012-07-26 / Community

Goose season limit set

U.P. hunters will be limited to 5 per day

LANSING – Early Canada goose season will be similar to last year, as the Natural Resources Commission adopted regulations at its July meeting at Harsens Island.

The season will be Sept. 1-10 in the Upper Peninsula and Huron, Saginaw and Tuscola counties; and Sept. 1-15 in the remainder of the state. The daily bag limit is five.

In addition the NRC: - set jacksnipe and rail season for Sept. 1 – Nov. 9, with a limit of eight snipe daily (16 in possession) and 25 Virginia and Sora rails, single or in aggregate, daily (50 in possession); - set the youth waterfowl season for Sept. 15-16; and - set a maximum shot size of No. 1 at the St. Clair Flats Wildlife Area and Pointe Mouillee State Game Area.

Regular waterfowl seasons will be set at the NRC’s Aug. 9 meeting in Lansing.

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