Seasons for Ducks, Sea Ducks, Coots and Mergansers run concurrently, but each of the state’s four zones has its own opening and closing dates. Waterfowl hunting is closed on Sundays.
6 daily, 18 in possession
The daily bag limit of six ducks or sea ducks is combined for any species with an open season, except for the following restrictions. Only 4 sea ducks may be taken daily. Daily limit may not include more than:
Possession limits are triple the daily limits.There is no open season for Harlequin Ducks
5 daily, 15 in possession
Hooded mergansers are now part of overall merganser limit.
15 daily, 45 in possession
Duck Zone Boundaries
Lake Erie Zone
Lake Erie, Presque Isle and the area within 150 yards of the Lake Erie shoreline.
The area bounded on the north by the Lake Erie Zone and including all of Erie and Crawford counties and all of Mercer and Venango counties north of I-80.
The area east of the Northwest Zone and north of I-80 to Route 220, north from I-80 to I-180, north and east of I-180 from Route 220 to I-80, north of I-80 from I-180 to the Delaware River.
All of state not in the Lake Erie, Northwest and North Zones.