September Canada goose seasons this year will be essentially the same as last year, opening on the first Saturday in September statewide and running though Sept. 22, except in the Northwest Goose Zone, where the season will close on Sept. 15.

Daily bag limits will be five Canada geese, except in the
Northwest Goose Zone and the Southeast Goose Zone, where the daily
limit will be two Canada geese.

Although hunters in the early goose hunt are generally
restricted from hunting within 100 yards of any surface water,
hunting near or over water will again be allowed in the West Goose
Zone (south of I-94, west of U.S. Highway 71 and Minnesota Highway

For details about the September Canada goose seasons, hunters
should consult the 2001 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Handbook,
available now, and the 2001 Waterfowl Regulations Supplement, which
will be available after Sept. 1.

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