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water regulations for early goose

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Are there any water regulations for early goose season? if so what are the water regulations for early goose? like how far from water you can hunt or something like that

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get yourself a waterfowl sup. and there is a map of all the zones i know that in the metro zone you can't hunt on water or within a 100yards of it. I know they have it on the dnr HSOforum

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No closer than 100 yds to water (ponds, lakes and etc) in NW, SE zones and some areas like Carlos Avery, Thief Lake and etc. But like flooded fields made by rain is ok.

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Yes get a 2008 Waterfowl Regulations book for sure.

Here is the Online PDF file of the 2008 Waterfowl Regulations.

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/regulations/hunting/index.html

SURFACE WATER

RESTRICTIONS

A person may not hunt geese

during the September goose

season within 100 yards of

surface water in the following areas:

• Northwest and Southeast

Goose Zones

• Metro Goose Zone

• Carlos Avery Wildlife

Management Area

• Swan Lake Area

SURFACE WATER RESTRICTIONS

“Surface water” includes, but is not limited to wetlands, lakes, rivers and

streams. Temporarily flooded cropland, pasture, or other temporarily flooded

areas (unless contiguous with lakes, wetlands, rivers or streams) are not

included. This restriction does not apply to youth participating in the

youth waterfowl hunt or in other areas as specifically authorized by the

commissioner.

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there are some water reg but for the most part all water you can there are somr reg in the metro area and swan lake area i would get a reg book and cheack that out

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Does anybody know if the early season water restriction applies to the Sunrise Unit of Carlos Avery? I know it says in the regulations that Carlos Avery has the restriction but i've seen guys out hunting the sunrise unit before.

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