Block Island Times

Duck season opens on Block Island

The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced the start of duck hunting season.
The season opens on Columbus Day weekend, Friday, Oct. 11 through Oct. 14, and also open on the weekends of Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2019, and then open again on Dec. 7, 2019 through Jan. 26, 2020.
According to the DEM, the daily bag limit is six ducks, which “shall include no more than two mallards, three wood ducks, two redheads, two black ducks, one pintail, two canvasbacks and two scaup.”
The dates for duck

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