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Rule Title: Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Freshwater Fish and Wildlife
Chapter: GENERAL HUNTING REGULATIONS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 8/13/2018
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 8-1-79, Amended 10-23-79, 8-19-80, 9-29-81, 8-30-82, 7-27-83, 8-13-84, 8-13-85, 10-1-85, Formerly 39-13.03, Amended 8-5-86, 8-24-87, 8-18-88, 12-12-88, 8-17-89, 10-30-89, 8-9-90, 10-31-90, 8-22-91, 10-31-91, 8-23-92, 10-22-92, 9-2-93, 10-28-93, 11-6-94, 10-23-95, 10-20-96, 8-7-97, 10-28-97, 11-12-98, 6-23-99, Formerly 39-13.003, Amended 11-7-00, 5-13-02, 5-1-03, 7-1-04, 7-1-05, 2-1-06, 7-1-06, 1-9-07, 1-8-08, 7-1-08, 1-6-09, 1-19-10, 7-1-10, 1-5-11, 3-25-12, 2-12-13, 1-23-14, 1-19-15, 12-21-15, 7-1-16, 7-1-17, 8-13-18.
References in this version: No reference(s).
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
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Section Description ID Publish
Date
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68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to revise hunting regulations pertaining to ducks, geese, and coots. The effect of the proposed rule amendment will be to redistribute the 2-day Youth Waterfowl Hunt, increase .... 21443128 1/25/2019
Vol. 45/17
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68A-13.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is to (1) establish definitions for the chapter; (2) establish open seasons for taking game and bag and possession limits; (3) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, .... 21301120 12/24/2018
Vol. 44/248
View Text Final
68A-13.003
Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 20715531 Effective:
08/13/2018
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to update the regulations for taking ducks, geese, and coots to conform with federal regulations. The effect of the proposed rule amendment would be to increase the daily bag .... 20593117 6/26/2018
Vol. 44/124
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68A-13.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is to (1) establish definitions for the chapter; (2) establish open seasons for taking game and bag and possession limits; (3) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, .... 19898985 1/5/2018
Vol. 44/04
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 19053630 Effective:
07/01/2017
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to establish regulations for taking ducks, geese, and coots to conform with federal regulations. The effect of the proposed rule amendment would be to decrease the bag limit .... 18932186 5/5/2017
Vol. 43/88
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68A-13.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is, during calendar year 2017, (1) establish definitions for the chapter; (2) establish open seasons for taking game and bag and possession limits; (3) establish hunting regulations .... 18351641 12/8/2016
Vol. 42/237
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 17601152 Effective:
07/01/2016
View Text Correction
68A-13.003
Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 17478835 4/29/2016
Vol. 42/84
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to establish regulations for taking ducks, geese, and coots to conform with federal regulations. The effect of the proposed rule amendment would be to decrease the bag limit .... 17423254 4/15/2016
Vol. 42/74
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68A-13.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is, during calendar year 2016, (1) establish definitions for the chapter; (2) establish open seasons for taking game and bag and possession limits; (3) establish hunting regulations .... 17010616 1/11/2016
Vol. 42/06
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 16868414 Effective:
12/21/2015
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to establish regulations for taking migratory birds other than ducks and coots in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the daily bag .... 16595359 10/9/2015
Vol. 41/197
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 15499065 Effective:
01/19/2015
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68A-13.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is, during calendar year 2015, (1) establish definitions for the chapter; (2) establish open seasons for taking game and bag and possession limits; (3) establish hunting regulations .... 15505952 1/8/2015
Vol. 41/05
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to establish regulations, bag limits and possession limits for taking ducks, geese and coots in conformance with federal regulations. The effect of the proposed rule amendment .... 15154424 10/8/2014
Vol. 40/196
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 14027672 Effective:
01/23/2014
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is, during calendar year 2014, (1) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, coots, and other migratory birds; (2) provide for adoption of Federal statutes and regulations .... 13997990 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish regulations and bag limits for taking ducks, geese and coots in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for canvasbacks .... 13662661 10/17/2013
Vol. 39/203
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 12584991 Effective:
02/12/2013
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is, during calendar year 2013, (1) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, coots, and other migratory birds; (2) provide for adoption of Federal statutes and regulations .... 12472665 1/8/2013
Vol. 39/05
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish bag limits for taking ducks in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for scaup to four. 12193111 10/25/2012
Vol. 38/58
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 11278498 Effective:
03/25/2012
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to amend rule language which prohibits the possession of shotshells loaded with lead shot while hunting waterfowl. The effect of the proposed rule amendment will prohibit the .... 10843259 1/6/2012
Vol. 38/01
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2012, to (1) establish open seasons, statewide management zones, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations .... 10813868 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 9532983 Effective:
01/05/2011
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2011, to (1) establish open seasons, statewide management zones, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations .... 9505435 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish bag limits for taking ducks in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for pintails to two. 9309883 10/29/2010
Vol. 36/43
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 8392263 Effective:
07/01/2010
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 8158978 Effective:
01/19/2010
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to replace the term “Florida gallinule” with “Common moorhen”. The effect will align the taxonomic nomenclature with the current American Ornithological Union standard. 8143943 1/15/2010
Vol. 36/02
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2010, to (1) establish open seasons, statewide management zones, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations .... 7991168 12/11/2009
Vol. 35/49
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish bag limits for taking ducks in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for canvasbacks to one and scaup to two..... 7888930 11/6/2009
Vol. 35/44
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 6599994 Effective:
01/06/2009
View Text Development
68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2009, to (1) establish open seasons, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, coots, .... 6451778 12/5/2008
Vol. 34/49
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish bag limits for taking ducks in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for wood ducks, prohibit the taking of .... 6362441 10/31/2008
Vol. 34/44
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 5317072 Effective:
07/01/2008
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 5076609 Effective:
01/08/2008
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to expand hunting opportunities for waterfowl hunters and falconers. The effect of the proposed rule changes is to allow Canada geese to be taken statewide and allow falconry .... 5030534 1/4/2008
Vol. 34/01
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2008, to (1) establish open seasons, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, coots, .... 4918984 12/7/2007
Vol. 33/49
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish bag limits for taking ducks in conformance with federal regulations. The daily bag limit for canvasbacks is accordingly increased from one to two. The effect of this .... 4784930 11/2/2007
Vol. 33/44
View Text Final
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 3378818 Effective:
01/09/2007
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68A-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is, during calendar year 2007, to (1) establish open seasons, bag limits and possession limits for taking game; (2) establish hunting regulations for ducks, geese, coots, .... 3189862 11/22/2006
Vol. 32/47
View Text Proposed
68A-13.003
The purpose of the proposed rule change is to establish season dates and bag limits for taking ducks, geese, and coots in conformance with federal regulations. Rule wording would be changed to increase the bag limit for .... 3132535 11/3/2006
Vol. 32/44
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Hunting Regulations for Ducks, Geese, and Coots 2593991 Effective:
07/01/2006