Dark geese include Canada, brant and all other goose species, except white-fronted and
light geese.

Season Dates:
East Unit: Oct. 6-14 and Oct. 27 – Jan. 30, 2013
Niobrara Unit: Oct. 27 – Feb. 8, 2013
North Central Unit: Oct. 6 – Jan. 18, 2013
Panhandle Unit: Nov. 10 – Feb. 8, 2013
Platte River Unit: Oct. 27 – Feb. 8, 2013

Daily Bag Limit: 3
Possession Limit: 6

Shooting Hours: 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset

Open Area:
Dark Goose Units

Legal Methods of Take:

  • Shotgun (10 gauge or smaller. All shotguns must be plugged. The combined capacity of the chamber and magazine is no more than three shells)
  • Bow and Arrow
  • Electronic calls are prohibited.

Shooting Hours:
30 minutes before sunrise to sunset

Requirements:
Resident (16 years or older):
Hunt permit
Habitat Stamp
Nebraska Waterfowl Stamp
Federal Migratory Bird Stamp
Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration
Hunter Education

Nonresident:
Hunt permit
Habitat Stamp
Nebraska Waterfowl Stamp
Federal Migratory Bird Stamp
Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration