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New Hampshire 2017 waterfowl hunting season dates and limits set

Friday, April 21, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0
One significant change in this year’s regulations is the increase in bag limit from 1 bird to 2 for American black ducks. Since the 1980s, both eastern Canada and the eastern U.S. have experienced a decline in the harvest of black ducks, as well as the number of duck hunters. Since the late 1990s, the combined black duck harvest in the two countries has decreased, however during the same time span, the black duck population size has been stable, providing an opportunity for an increased bag limit. READ MORE