220-416-010  <<  220-416-020 >>   220-416-030

WAC 220-416-020

Official hunting hours for big game animals, rabbits, hares, fox, and forest grouse.

(1) The following tables show the lawful hunting hours (1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset) for big game animals, rabbits, hares, fox, and forest grouse (ruffed, blue, spruce) during established seasons.
(2) Exception: Hunting hours for falconry seasons (except for migratory game bird seasons) are exempt from these hunting hours, except on designated pheasant release sites.
(3) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON SUNDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Sun.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 8
6:00
8:15
5:45
8:00
Mon.
Sept. 9
-
Sun.
Sept. 15
6:10
8:00
6:00
7:45
Mon.
Sept. 16
-
Sun.
Sept. 22
6:20
7:45
6:10
7:30
Mon.
Sept. 23
-
Sun.
Sept. 29
6:30
7:30
6:20
7:15
Mon.
Sept. 30
-
Sun.
Oct. 6
6:40
7:15
6:30
7:05
Mon.
Oct. 7
-
Sun.
Oct. 13
6:50
7:00
6:40
6:50
Mon.
Oct. 14
-
Sun.
Oct. 20
7:00
6:50
6:50
6:35
Mon.
Oct. 21
-
Sun.
Oct. 27
7:10
6:35
7:00
6:25
Mon.
Oct. 28
-
Sat.
Nov. 2
7:20
6:25
7:10
6:20
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 3
6:20
5:25
6:10
5:20
Mon.
Nov. 4
-
Sun.
Nov. 10
6:30
5:15
6:20
5:00
Mon.
Nov. 11
-
Sun.
Nov. 17
6:40
5:05
6:30
4:50
Mon.
Nov. 18
-
Sun.
Nov. 24
6:50
4:55
6:40
4:45
Mon.
Nov. 25
-
Sun.
Dec. 1
7:00
4:50
6:50
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 2
-
Sun.
Dec. 8
7:10
4:50
7:00
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 9
-
Sun.
Dec. 15
7:15
4:50
7:05
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 16
-
Sun.
Dec. 22
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 23
-
Sun.
Dec. 29
7:25
4:55
7:10
4:45
Mon.
Dec. 30
-
Sun.
Jan. 5
7:25
5:00
7:15
4:45
Mon.
Jan. 6
-
Sun.
Jan. 12
7:25
5:05
7:15
4:55
Mon.
Jan. 13
-
Sun.
Jan. 19
7:20
5:15
7:10
5:05
Mon.
Jan. 20
-
Sun.
Jan. 26
7:15
5:25
7:05
5:15
Mon.
Jan. 27
-
Fri.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:35
7:00
5:25
(4) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON MONDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Mon.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 7
6:00
8:15
5:50
8:00
Mon.
Sept. 8
-
Sun.
Sept. 14
6:10
8:00
6:00
7:50
Mon.
Sept. 15
-
Sun.
Sept. 21
6:20
7:45
6:10
7:35
Mon.
Sept. 22
-
Sun.
Sept. 28
6:30
7:30
6:15
7:20
Mon.
Sept. 29
-
Sun.
Oct. 5
6:40
7:15
6:30
7:05
Mon.
Oct. 6
-
Sun.
Oct. 12
6:50
7:00
6:40
6:55
Mon.
Oct. 13
-
Sun.
Oct. 19
7:00
6:50
6:50
6:40
Mon.
Oct. 20
-
Sun.
Oct. 26
7:10
6:40
7:00
6:25
Mon.
Oct. 27
-
Sat.
Nov. 1
7:20
6:25
7:15
6:15
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 2
6:20
5:25
6:10
5:15
Mon.
Nov. 3
-
Sun.
Nov. 9
6:30
5:15
6:20
5:00
Mon.
Nov. 10
-
Sun.
Nov. 16
6:40
5:05
6:30
4:55
Mon.
Nov. 17
-
Sun.
Nov. 23
6:50
5:00
6:40
4:45
Mon.
Nov. 24
-
Sun.
Nov. 30
7:00
4:50
6:50
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 1
-
Sun.
Dec. 7
7:10
4:50
7:00
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 8
-
Sun.
Dec. 14
7:15
4:50
7:05
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 15
-
Sun.
Dec. 21
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 22
-
Sun.
Dec. 28
7:25
4:55
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 29
-
Sun.
Jan. 4
7:25
5:00
7:15
4:45
Mon.
Jan. 5
-
Sun.
Jan. 11
7:25
5:05
7:15
4:55
Mon.
Jan. 12
-
Sun.
Jan. 18
7:25
5:15
7:10
5:05
Mon.
Jan. 19
-
Sun.
Jan. 25
7:20
5:25
7:05
5:15
Mon.
Jan. 26
-
Fri.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:30
7:00
5:25
(5) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON TUESDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Tues.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 6
6:00
8:15
5:50
8:05
Mon.
Sept. 7
-
Sun.
Sept. 13
6:10
8:05
6:00
7:50
Mon.
Sept. 14
-
Sun.
Sept. 20
6:20
7:50
6:05
7:35
Mon.
Sept. 21
-
Sun.
Sept. 27
6:30
7:35
6:15
7:20
Mon.
Sept. 28
-
Sun.
Oct. 4
6:40
7:20
6:25
7:05
Mon.
Oct. 5
-
Sun.
Oct. 11
6:45
7:05
6:35
6:55
Mon.
Oct. 12
-
Sun.
Oct. 18
6:55
6:50
6:45
6:40
Mon.
Oct. 19
-
Sun.
Oct. 25
7:05
6:40
6:55
6:30
Mon.
Oct. 26
-
Sat.
Oct. 31
7:20
6:25
7:05
6:15
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 1
6:20
5:25
6:05
5:15
Mon.
Nov. 2
-
Sun.
Nov. 8
6:30
5:15
6:15
5:05
Mon.
Nov. 9
-
Sun.
Nov. 15
6:40
5:05
6:30
4:55
Mon.
Nov. 16
-
Sun.
Nov. 22
6:50
5:00
6:40
4:45
Mon.
Nov. 23
-
Sun.
Nov. 29
7:00
4:55
6:50
4:40
Mon.
Nov. 30
-
Sun.
Dec. 6
7:10
4:50
6:55
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 7
-
Sun.
Dec. 13
7:15
4:50
7:05
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 14
-
Sun.
Dec. 20
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 21
-
Sun.
Dec. 27
7:25
4:50
7:15
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 28
-
Sun.
Jan. 3
7:30
5:00
7:15
4:45
Mon.
Jan. 4
-
Sun.
Jan. 10
7:25
5:05
7:15
4:55
Mon.
Jan. 11
-
Sun.
Jan. 17
7:25
5:15
7:10
5:00
Mon.
Jan. 18
-
Sun.
Jan. 24
7:20
5:25
7:05
5:10
Mon.
Jan. 25
-
Sat.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:30
7:00
5:20
(6) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON WEDNESDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Wed.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 5
6:00
8:15
5:50
8:05
Mon.
Sept. 6
-
Sun.
Sept. 12
6:10
8:05
5:55
7:50
Mon.
Sept. 13
-
Sun.
Sept. 19
6:15
7:50
6:05
7:40
Mon.
Sept. 20
-
Sun.
Sept. 26
6:25
7:35
6:15
7:25
Mon.
Sept. 27
-
Sun.
Oct. 3
6:35
7:20
6:25
7:10
Mon.
Oct. 4
-
Sun.
Oct. 10
6:45
7:10
6:35
6:55
Mon.
Oct. 11
-
Sun.
Oct. 17
6:55
6:55
6:45
6:40
Mon.
Oct. 18
-
Sun.
Oct. 24
7:05
6:40
6:55
6:30
Mon.
Oct. 25
-
Sun.
Oct. 31
7:15
6:30
7:05
6:15
Mon.
Nov. 1
-
Sat.
Nov. 6
7:25
6:20
7:15
6:05
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 7
6:25
5:20
6:15
5:05
Mon.
Nov. 8
-
Sun.
Nov. 14
6:40
5:10
6:25
4:55
Mon.
Nov. 15
-
Sun.
Nov. 21
6:50
5:00
6:35
4:50
Mon.
Nov. 22
-
Sun.
Nov. 28
7:00
4:55
6:45
4:40
Mon.
Nov. 29
-
Sun.
Dec. 5
7:05
4:50
6:55
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 6
-
Sun.
Dec. 12
7:15
4:50
7:05
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 13
-
Sun.
Dec. 19
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 20
-
Sun.
Dec. 26
7:25
4:50
7:15
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 27
-
Sun.
Jan. 2
7:25
4:55
7:15
4:45
Mon.
Jan. 3
-
Sun.
Jan. 9
7:25
5:05
7:15
4:50
Mon.
Jan. 10
-
Sun.
Jan. 16
7:25
5:10
7:10
5:00
Mon.
Jan. 17
-
Sun.
Jan. 23
7:20
5:20
7:10
5:10
Mon.
Jan. 24
-
Mon.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:30
7:00
5:20
(7) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON THURSDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Thurs.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 4
6:00
8:15
5:45
8:05
Mon.
Sept. 5
-
Sun.
Sept.11
6:05
8:05
5:55
7:55
Mon.
Sept. 12
-
Sun.
Sept. 18
6:15
7:50
6:05
7:40
Mon.
Sept. 19
-
Sun.
Sept. 25
6:25
7:40
6:10
7:25
Mon.
Sept. 26
-
Sun.
Oct. 2
6:35
7:25
6:25
7:10
Mon.
Oct. 3
-
Sun.
Oct. 9
6:45
7:10
6:35
6:55
Mon.
Oct. 10
-
Sun.
Oct. 16
6:55
7:05
6:40
6:45
Mon.
Oct. 17
-
Sun.
Oct. 23
7:05
6:40
6:55
6:30
Mon.
Oct. 24
-
Sun.
Oct. 30
7:15
6:30
7:00
6:20
Mon.
Oct. 31
-
Sat.
Nov. 5
7:25
6:20
7:15
6:05
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 6
6:25
5:20
6:15
5:05
Mon.
Nov. 7
-
Sun.
Nov. 13
6:35
5:10
6:25
4:55
Mon.
Nov. 14
-
Sun.
Nov. 20
6:45
5:00
6:35
4:50
Mon.
Nov. 21
-
Sun.
Nov. 27
6:55
4:55
6:45
4:40
Mon.
Nov. 28
-
Sun.
Dec. 4
7:05
4:50
6:55
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 5
-
Sun.
Dec. 11
7:15
4:50
7:00
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 12
-
Sun.
Dec. 18
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 19
-
Sun.
Dec. 25
7:25
4:50
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 26
-
Sun.
Jan. 1
7:25
4:55
7:15
4:45
Mon.
Jan. 2
-
Sun.
Jan. 8
7:25
5:00
7:15
4:50
Mon.
Jan. 9
-
Sun.
Jan. 15
7:25
5:10
7:10
5:00
Mon.
Jan. 16
-
Sun.
Jan. 22
7:20
5:20
7:10
5:10
Mon.
Jan. 23
-
Sun.
Jan. 29
7:15
5:30
7:00
5:20
Mon.
Jan. 30
-
Tues.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:35
6:55
5:25
(8) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON FRIDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Fri.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 3
6:00
8:20
5:45
8:05
Mon.
Sept. 4
-
Sun.
Sept. 10
6:05
8:10
5:55
7:55
Mon.
Sept. 11
-
Sun.
Sept. 17
6:15
7:55
6:05
7:40
Mon.
Sept. 18
-
Sun.
Sept. 24
6:25
7:40
6:10
7:30
Mon.
Sept. 25
-
Sun.
Oct. 1
6:35
7:25
6:20
7:15
Mon.
Oct. 2
-
Sun.
Oct. 8
6:45
7:10
6:30
7:00
Mon.
Oct. 9
-
Sun.
Oct. 15
6:55
6:55
6:40
6:45
Mon.
Oct. 16
-
Sun.
Oct. 22
7:05
6:45
6:50
6:30
Mon.
Oct. 23
-
Sun.
Oct. 29
7:10
6:35
7:00
6:20
Mon.
Oct. 30
-
Sat.
Nov. 4
7:25
6:20
7:10
6:10
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 5
6:25
5:20
6:10
5:10
Mon.
Nov. 6
-
Sun.
Nov. 12
6:35
5:10
6:25
5:00
Mon.
Nov. 13
-
Sun.
Nov. 19
6:45
5:00
6:35
4:50
Mon.
Nov. 20
-
Sun.
Nov. 26
6:55
4:55
6:45
4:45
Mon.
Nov. 27
-
Sun.
Dec. 3
7:05
4:50
6:55
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 4
-
Sun.
Dec. 10
7:15
4:50
7:00
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 11
-
Sun.
Dec. 17
7:20
4:50
7:10
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 18
-
Sun.
Dec. 24
7:25
4:50
7:10
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 25
-
Sun.
Dec. 31
7:25
4:55
7:15
4:40
Mon.
Jan. 1
-
Sun.
Jan. 7
7:30
5:00
7:15
4:50
Mon.
Jan. 8
-
Sun.
Jan. 14
7:25
5:10
7:15
5:00
Mon.
Jan. 15
-
Sun.
Jan. 21
7:20
5:20
7:10
5:10
Mon.
Jan. 22
-
Sun.
Jan. 28
7:15
5:30
7:00
5:20
Mon.
Jan. 29
-
Wed.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:35
6:55
5:20
(9) OFFICIAL HUNTING HOURS
WHEN THE SEPTEMBER 1 - JANUARY 31 PERIOD BEGINS ON SATURDAY
 
 
 
 
 
Western Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Eastern Washington from A.M. to P.M.
Dates (Inclusive)
 
 
 
 
 
Daylight Savings Time
Sat.
Sept. 1
-
Sun.
Sept. 2
6:00
8:20
5:45
8:10
Mon.
Sept. 3
-
Sun.
Sept. 9
6:05
8:10
5:50
8:00
Mon.
Sept. 10
-
Sun.
Sept. 16
6:15
7:55
6:00
7:45
Mon.
Sept. 17
-
Sun.
Sept. 23
6:20
7:40
6:10
7:30
Mon.
Sept. 24
-
Sun.
Sept. 30
6:30
7:25
6:20
7:15
Mon.
Oct. 1
-
Sun.
Oct. 7
6:40
7:15
6:30
7:00
Mon.
Oct. 8
-
Sun.
Oct. 14
6:50
7:00
6:40
6:45
Mon.
Oct. 15
-
Sun.
Oct. 21
7:00
6:45
6:50
6:35
Mon.
Oct. 22
-
Sun.
Oct. 28
7:10
6:35
7:00
6:20
Mon.
Oct. 29
-
Sat.
Nov. 3
7:20
6:20
7:10
6:10
Pacific Standard Time
 
 
 
Sun.
Nov. 4
6:20
5:20
6:10
5:10
Mon.
Nov. 5
-
Sun.
Nov. 11
6:35
5:10
6:20
5:00
Mon.
Nov. 12
-
Sun.
Nov. 18
6:45
5:05
6:30
4:50
Mon.
Nov. 19
-
Sun.
Nov. 25
6:55
4:55
6:40
4:45
Mon.
Nov. 26
-
Sun.
Dec. 2
7:05
4:50
6:50
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 3
-
Sun.
Dec. 9
7:10
4:50
7:00
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 10
-
Sun.
Dec. 16
7:20
4:50
7:05
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 17
-
Sun.
Dec. 23
7:25
4:50
7:10
4:35
Mon.
Dec. 24
-
Sun.
Dec. 30
7:25
4:55
7:15
4:40
Mon.
Dec. 31
-
Sun.
Jan. 6
7:25
5:00
7:15
4:50
Mon.
Jan. 7
-
Sun.
Jan. 13
7:25
5:10
7:15
4:55
Mon.
Jan. 14
-
Sun.
Jan. 20
7:20
5:15
7:10
5:05
Mon.
Jan. 21
-
Sun.
Jan. 27
7:15
5:25
7:05
5:15
Mon.
Jan. 28
-
Thur.
Jan. 31
7:10
5:35
7:00
5:25
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-416-020, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.150, and 77.12.240. WSR 15-10-033 (Order 15-95), § 232-12-288, filed 4/28/15, effective 5/29/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, 77.12.045, and 77.12.047. WSR 13-02-043 (Order 12-290), § 232-12-288, filed 12/21/12, effective 1/21/13.]
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