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About the duck season

r Wisconsin's duck hunting season opened Sept. 22 in the northern zone and continues through Nov. 20 (60 days). The daily limit is six ducks, not to include more than four mallards, of which only one may be a hen; two wood ducks; one black duck; ...

r Wisconsin's duck hunting season opened Sept. 22 in the northern zone and continues through Nov. 20 (60 days). The daily limit is six ducks, not to include more than four mallards, of which only one may be a hen; two wood ducks; one black duck; two redheads; two scaup; one pintail; and two canvasbacks. The exterior goose zone in the north opened Sept. 16 and continues through Dec. 9 with a daily bag limit of two Canada geese.

* On the St. Louis River, duck and goose hunting may be done only on the Wisconsin side of the river. Be sure you know where you're hunting. The state line winds from one side of the river to the other. City of Superior law prohibits hunters from shooting within 200 yards of any house or building.

* Minnesota residents needa nonresident Wisconsin small game license ($85) to hunt ducks on the Wisconsin side of the river. In addition, hunters16 and older will need a Wisconsin waterfowl stamp ($7) and a federal waterfowl stamp ($15). Goose hunters will needa Canada goose permit ($3).

* Shooting hours are from a half hour before sunrise to sunset.

* For more information on Wisconsin waterfowl rules, go to www.dnr.state.wi.us .

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* Minnesota's duck season opened Saturday and will continue for 60 days. Daily limit is identical to Wisconsin's (above).

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