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Snipe Hunting

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Season Dates:
Sept. 1-Dec. 16
Daily Bag Limit: 8
Possession Bag Limit: 16

Open Area: Statewide

Legal Methods of Take:

  • Shotgun (10 gauge or smaller. Must be plugged to limit shell capacity to no more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined.)
  • Bow and Arrow
  • Crossbow

Shooting Hours:
30 minutes before sunrise to sunset

Requirements:

Residents: Nonresidents:
Hunt permit Hunt Permit
Habitat Stamp Habitat Stamp
HIP Registration HIP Registration
Hunter Education Hunter Education

Description:
Snipe breed in bogs, meadows and marshes and winters in muddy fields, ditches and marshes along waterways. Breeding males perform a winnowing flight display with pulsating sounds produced by the outer tail feathers.


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