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Hunter’s Code of Conduct
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Regulations & Seasons
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Hunting Hours

2014-2015 Official Hunting Hours for Game Animals and Forest Grouse*

Dates (Inclusive) Western
Washington
Eastern
Washington
A.M. to P.M. A.M. to P.M.
Daylight Savings Time

Monday

Sept. 1

-

Sunday

Sept. 7

6:00

to

8:15

5:50

to

8:00

Monday

Sept. 8

-

Sunday

Sept. 14

6:10 to 8:00 6:00 to 7:50

Monday

Sept. 15

-

Sunday

Sept. 21

6:20

to

7:45

6:10

to

7:35

Monday

Sept. 22

-

Sunday

Sept. 28

6:30 to 7:30 6:15 to 7:20

Monday

Sept. 29

-

Sunday

Oct. 5

6:40

to

7:15

6:30

to

7:05

Monday

Oct. 6

-

Sunday

Oct. 12

6:50 to 7:00 6:40 to 6:55

Monday

Oct. 13

-

Sunday

Oct. 19

7:00

to

6:50

6:50

to

6:40

Monday

Oct. 20

-

Sunday

Oct. 26

7:10 to 6:40 7:00 to 6:25

Monday

Oct. 27

-

Saturday

Nov. 1

7:20

to

6:25

7:15

to

6:15

        Pacific Standard Time
 

Sunday

Nov. 2

6:20

to

5:25

6:10

to

5:15

Monday

Nov. 3

-

Sunday

Nov. 9

6:30 to 5:15 6:20 to 5:00

Monday

Nov. 10

-

Sunday

Nov. 16

6:40

to

5:05

6:30

to

4:55

Monday

Nov. 17

-

Sunday

Nov. 23

6:50 to 5:00 6:40 to 4:45

Monday

Nov. 24

-

Sunday

Nov. 30

7:00

to

4:50

6:50

to

4:40

Monday

Dec. 1

-

Sunday

Dec. 7

7:10 to 4:50 7:00 to 4:40

Monday

Dec. 8

-

Sunday

Dec. 14

7:15

to

4:50

7:05

to

4:40

Monday

Dec. 15

-

Sunday

Dec. 21

7:20 to 4:50 7:10 to 4:40

Monday

Dec. 22

-

Sunday

Dec. 28

7:25

to

4:55

7:10

to

4:40

Monday

Dec. 29

-

Sunday

Jan. 4

7:25 to 5:00 7:15 to 4:45

Monday

Jan. 5

-

Sunday

Jan. 11

7:25

to

5:05

7:15

to

4:55

Monday

Jan. 12

-

Sunday

Jan. 18

7:25 to 5:15 7:10 to 5:05

Monday

Jan. 19

-

Sunday

Jan. 25

7:20

to

5:25

7:05

to

5:15

Monday

Jan. 26

-

Friday

Jan. 30

7:10 to 5:30 7:00 to 5:25


* These are lawful hunting hours (one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset) for game animals and forest grouse (ruffed, blue, spruce) during established seasons.
Exceptions:
(a) Bobcat and raccoon are exempt from hunting hour restrictions except as stated on page 72, (b)
(b) Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.