As the leaves start to change and fall mornings fill with frost, it is time to begin hunting season. In Saskatchewan migratory bird hunting season takes off on September 1st and carries on to December 16th.
Saskatchewan residents are able to hunt migratory bird such as ducks, geese, coots, snipes, and sandhill cranes.
Preparatory to beginning your hunting season residents must acquire a valid federal Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit with a Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp to hunt migratory birds in Canada. The permit and stamp are valid in all provinces. When one is out hunting they must carry all required permits with them at all times.
If residents plan on participating this season there are additional licenses one must have before hunting migratory birds. Residents must purchase a 2017 Wildlife Habitat Certificate as well as Saskatchewan Game Bird License. All permits and certificates can be obtained at any ministry of environment office and online at
Hunters will also need a valid Possession and Acquisition License and pass the Canadian Firearms Safety Course. Some of the contents of the Firearms Safety Course include educating residents on the responsibilities of owning a fire arm, and basic firearm safety practice.
Kevin Harrison, Conservation Officer out of Prince Albert gave advice to residents that may be partaking in the 2017 hunting season. “We want everybody to enjoy the great hunting opportunities our province has to offer, but also in a safe manor. Know your laws, season dates, time restrictions, and limits. We also want hunters to respect land owners, we are encouraging hunters to ask permission before entering private land and unharvested crops.”
Following guidelines, laws, and remaining safe are the important steps to having a successful hunting season.

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