In addition to state regulations, federal regulations also apply for waterfowl hunting. Download a copy of the Tennessee Hunting Guide for details. The possession limit is three times the daily bag limit for all species.
|Species||Reelfoot Duck Zone||Statewide Duck Zone||Daily Bag|
|Wood Tuck/Teal||Sept. 12-16||Sept. 12-16||6*|
|Teal||Sept. 17-20||Sept. 17-20||6|
|Ducks/Coots/Mergansers||Dec. 5-Jan. 31||Dec. 5-Jan. 31||6**|
|Youth Hunt||Feb. 6 & Feb. 13||Feb. 6 & Feb. 13||***|
|Vets/Military Hunt||Feb. 7 & Feb. 14||Feb. 7 & Feb. 14||***|
|Canada Goose||Sept. 1-20||Sept. 1-20||5|
|Canada Goose||Oct. 10-20||Oct. 10-20||3|
|Canada Goose||Nov. 14-15||Nov. 28-29||3|
|Canada Goose||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||3|
|White-Fronted Goose||Nov. 14-15||Nov. 28-29||3|
|White-Fronted Goose||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||3|
|Blue, Snow & Ross's Geese||Sept. 1-20||Sept. 1-20||20|
|Blue, Snow & Ross's Geese||Oct. 10-20||Oct. 10-20||20|
|Blue, Snow & Ross's Geese||Nov. 14-15||Nov. 28-29||20|
|Blue, Snow & Ross's Geese||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||20|
|Light Goose Conservation Season||Feb. 15-March 22||Feb. 15-March 22||N/A|
|Brant||Sept. 1-20||Sept. 1-20||1|
|Brant||Oct. 10-20||Oct. 10-20||1|
|Brant||Nov. 14-15||Nov. 28-29||1|
|Brant||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||Dec. 5-Feb. 14||1|
* No more than 2 may be wood ducks.
** No more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 of which may be female), 3 wood ducks, 2 canvasbacks, 2 redheads, 2 black ducks, 1 pintail and 1 mottled duck. The daily limit for coot is 15. The daily limit for scaups is 1 on Nov. 14-15 and Dec. 5-17 in the Reelfoot Zone, or Nov. 28-29 and Dec. 5-17 in the Statewide Zone, then 2 from Dec. 18-Jan. 31 in all zones. The daily bag limit for mergansers is 5, only 2 of which may be hooded.
***Same as regular season daily bag limits.