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2018-19 game bird shooting hours

Legal shooting hours for game bird and northwest permit goose during the 2018-19 hunting seasons.

Legal shooting hours are listed in the tables below, except for the following:

  1. Fee pheasant hunt shooting hours begin at the time listed in this table and end at 5:00 p.m. at E.E. Wilson and Fern Ridge WAs. Sauvie Island WA ends at 6:00 p.m. Denman WA shooting hours follow the table below.
  2. Sept. youth upland hunts.
  3. Northwest Permit Goose Season.
  4. Some state or federal areas may have specific shooting hours.

ZONE A: All of Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, Washington, Multnomah, Yamhill, Clackamas, Lincoln, Polk, Marion, Benton, Linn, Lane, Douglas, Coos, Curry,

Josephine and Jackson cos.

ZONE B: All of Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Jefferson, Wheeler, Deschutes and Crook cos.

ZONE C: All of Klamath and Lake cos.

ZONE D: All of Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Grant, Baker, Harney and *Malheur cos.

Note: Legal spring turkey season shooting hours are ½-hour before sunrise to sunset. Refer to local newspapers for sunrise and sunset times and plan accordingly.

 

2018-19 Game Bird Shooting Hours

Dates Zone A - Western OR Zone B - Central OR Zone C - Klamath & Lake COs Zone D - Eastern OR Zone D - Mountain Time
Sept. 1 - 7 6:09AM - 7:42PM 5:59AM - 7:34PM 6:02AM - 7:33PM 5:49AM - 7:23PM 6:45AM - 8:18PM
Sept. 8 - 14 6:17AM - 7:30PM 6:08AM - 7:21PM 6:09AM - 7:20PM 5:57AM- 7:10PM 6:53AM - 8:05PM
Sept. 15 - 21 6:25AM - 7:17PM 6:16AM - 7:08PM 6:17AM - 7:08PM 6:05AM - 6:57PM 7:01AM - 7:52PM
Sept. 22 - 28 6:33AM - 7:04PM 6:24AM - 5:55PM 6:24AM - 6:55PM 6:13AM - 6:44PM 7:09AM - 7:39PM
Sept. 29 - Oct. 5 6:41AM - 6:51PM 6:33AM - 6:42PM 6:32AM - 6:43PM 6:22AM - 6:31PM 7:17AM - 7:27PM
Oct. 6 - 12 6:50AM - 6:38PM 6:41AM - 6:29PM 6:40AM - 6:31PM 6:30AM - 6:19PM 7:25AM - 7:14PM
Oct. 13 - 19 6:58AM - 6:26PM 6:50AM - 6:17PM 6:48AM - 6:19PM 6:39AM - 6:07 PM 7:34AM - 7:02PM
Oct. 20 - 26 7:07AM - 6:15PM 6:59AM - 6:05PM 6:57AM - 6:09PM 6:48AM - 5:56PM 7:43AM - 6:51PM
Oct. 27 - Nov. 3 7:16AM - 6:05PM 7:09AM - 5:55PM 7:06AM - 5:59PM 6:57AM - 5:45PM 7:52AM - 6:41PM
Nov. 4 - 9 6:26AM - 4:55PM 6:18AM - 4:45PM 6:14AM - 4:50PM 6:06AM - 4:36PM 7:01AM - 5:31PM
Nov. 10 - 16 6:35AM - 4:47PM 6:28AM - 4:37PM 6:23AM - 4:42PM 6:15AM - 4:28PM 7:10AM - 5:23PM
Nov. 17 - 23 6:44AM - 4:41PM 6:37AM - 4:31PM 6:32AM - 4:36PM 6:24AM - 4:22PM 7:20AM - 5:17PM
Nov. 24 - 30 6:53AM - 4:37PM 6:46AM - 4:26PM 6:40AM - 4:32PM 6:33AM - 4:17PM 7:28AM - 5:13PM
Dec. 1 - 7 7:01AM - 4:34PM 6:54AM - 4:23PM 6:48AM - 4:30PM 6:41AM - 4:15PM 7:36AM - 5:10PM
Dec. 8 - 14 7:07AM -4:34PM 7:00 AM - 4:23PM 6:54AM - 4:30PM 6:47AM - 4:14PM 7:43AM - 5:10PM
Dec. 15 - 21 7:12AM - 4:35PM 7:06AM -4:24PM 7:00AM - 4:31PM 6:53AM - 4:16PM 7:48AM - 5:11PM
Dec. 22 - 28 7:16AM - 4:39PM 7:09AM - 4:28PM 7:03AM - 4:35PM 6:56AM - 4:20PM 7:51AM - 5:15PM
Dec. 29 - Jan. 4 7:16AM - 4:39PM 7:10AM - 4:34PM 7:04AM - 4:40PM 6:58AM - 4:25PM 7:53AM - 5:20PM
Jan. 5 - 11 7:17AM - 4:51PM 7:10AM - 4:41PM 7:04AM - 4:47PM 6:57AM - 4:32PM 7:52AM - 5:27PM
Jan. 12 - 18 7:14AM - 4:59PM 7:07AM - 4:49PM 7:02AM - 4:55PM 6:54AM - 4:40PM 7:49AM - 5:36PM
Jan. 19 - 25 7:09AM - 5:08PM 7:02AM - 4:58PM 6:57AM - 5:04PM 6:50AM - 4:49PM 7:45AM - 5:44PM
Jan. 26 - Feb. 1 7:03AM - 5:18PM 6:56AM - 5:08PM 6:51AM - 5:13PM 6:43AM - 4:59PM 7:39AM - 5:54PM
Feb. 2 - 8 6:55AM - 5:28PM 6:48AM - 5:18PM 6:44AM - 5:22PM 6:36AM - 5:08PM 7:31AM - 6:04PM
Feb. 9 - 15 6:46AM - 5:37PM 6:38AM - 5:28PM 6:35AM - 5:31PM 6:26AM - 5:18PM 7:22AM - 6:13PM
Feb. 16 - 22 6:36AM - 5:47PM 6:28AM - 5:37PM 6:25AM - 5:40PM 6:16AM - 5:28PM 7:11AM - 6:23PM
Feb. 23 - Mar. 1 6:24AM - 5:56PM 6:16AM - 5:47PM 6:15AM - 5:49PM 6:05AM - 5:37PM 7:00AM - 6:32PM
Mar. 2 - 9 6:12AM - 6:05PM 6:04AM - 5:56PM 6:03AM - 5:58PM 5:53AM - 5:46PM 6:48AM - 6:41PM
Mar. 10 7:04AM - 7:12PM 6:55AM - 7:03PM 6:55AM - 7:04PM 6:44AM - 6:53PM 7:39AM - 7:48PM

 

Northwest Permit Goose Shooting Hours

Dates AM PM
Oct. 20 - 26 7:37 6:15
Oct. 27 - 28 7:46 6:05
Oct. 29 - Nov. 16 -- --
Nov. 17 - 23 7:14 4:41
Nov. 24 - 30 7:23 4:37
Dec. 1 - 7 7:31 4:34
Dec. 8 - 14 7:37 4:34
Dec. 15 - 21 7:42 4:35
Dec. 22 - 28 7:46 4:39
Dec. 29 - Jan. 4 7:46 4:39
Jan. 5 - 11 7:47 4:51
Jan. 12 7:44 4:59
Jan. 13 - Feb. 8 -- --
Feb. 9 - 15 7:16 5:37
Feb. 16 - 22 7:06 5:47
Feb. 23 - Mar. 1 6:54 5:56
Mar. 2 - 9  6:42 6:05
Mar. 10 7:34 7:12

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