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Hunting Hours

2015-2016 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
Tuesday Sept. 1 - Sunday Sept. 6 6:00 - 8:15 5:50 - 8:05
Monday Sept. 7 - Sunday Sept. 13 6:10 - 8:05 6:00 - 7:50
Monday Sept. 14 - Sunday Sept. 20 6:20 - 7:50 6:05 - 7:35
Monday Sept. 21 - Sunday Sept. 27 6:30 - 7:35 6:15 - 7:20
Monday Sept. 28 - Sunday Oct. 4 6:40 - 7:20 6:25 - 7:05
Monday Oct. 5 - Sunday Oct. 11 6:45 - 7:05 6:35 - 6:55
Monday Oct. 12 - Sunday Oct. 18 6:55 - 6:50 6:45 - 6:40
Monday Oct. 19 - Sunday Oct. 25 7:05 - 6:40 6:55 - 6:30
Monday Oct. 26 - Saturday Oct. 31 7:20 - 6:25 7:05 - 6:15
        Pacific Standard Time
    - Sunday Nov. 1 6:20 - 5:25 6:05 - 5:15
Monday Nov. 2 - Sunday Nov. 8 6:30 - 5:15 6:15 - 5:05
Monday Nov. 9 - Sunday Nov. 15 6:40 - 5:05 6:30 - 4:55
Monday Nov. 16 - Sunday Nov. 22 6:50 - 5:00 6:40 - 4:45
Monday Nov. 23 - Sunday Nov. 29 7:00 - 4:55 6:50 - 4:40
Monday Nov. 30 - Sunday Dec. 6 7:10 - 4:50 6:55 - 4:40
Monday Dec. 7 - Sunday Dec. 13 7:15 - 4:50 7:05 - 4:35
Monday Dec. 14 - Sunday Dec. 20 7:20 - 4:50 7:10 - 4:40
Monday Dec. 21 - Sunday Dec. 27 7:25 - 4:50 7:15 - 4:40
Monday Dec. 28 - Sunday Jan. 3 7:30 - 5:00 7:15 - 4:45
Monday Jan. 4 - Sunday Jan. 10 7:25 - 5:05 7:15 - 4:55
Monday Jan. 11 - Sunday Jan. 17 7:25 - 5:15 7:10 - 5:00
Monday Jan. 18 - Sunday Jan. 24 7:20 - 5:25 7:05 - 5:10
Monday Jan. 25 - Sunday Jan. 31 7:10 - 5:30 7:00 - 5:20


* 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 79.
(b) Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.