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Sunrise-Sunset Table

When Hunting for Wildlife, All Shooting Hours are Sunrise to Sunset, Except:

  • Unprotected wildlife - any hour
  • Furbearers. i.e. coyote, raccoon, fox, bobcat - any hour
  • For most migratory game bird species, including ducks, geese, snipe, rails - 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
  • Spring Turkey - 1/2 hour before sunrise to noon

Sunrise - sunset lines

Day SEPT OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY
Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM Rise AM Set PM
1 6:20 7:28 6:52 6:35 7:29 5:47 7:05 4:22 7:25 4:32 7:09 5:08 6:30 5:44 6:37 7:21 5:49 7:55
2 6:21 7:27 6:53 6:34 7:30 5:46 7:06 4:22 7:25 4:33 7:08 5:09 6:29 5:45 6:35 7:22 5:48 7:56
3 6:22 7:25 6:54 6:32 7:31 5:44 7:07 4:21 7:25 4:34 7:07 5:11 6:27 5:47 6:33 7:23 5:46 7:57
4 6:23 7:23 6:55 6:30 7:32 5:43 7:08 4:21 7:25 4:35 7:05 5:12 6:25 5:48 6:32 7:24 5:45 7:58
5 6:24 7:21 6:56 6:28 6:34 4:42 7:09 4:21 7:25 4:36 7:04 5:13 6:24 5:49 6:30 7:25 5:44 7:59
6 6:25 7:20 6:58 6:27 6:35 4:41 7:10 4:21 7:25 4:36 7:03 5:15 6:22 5:50 6:28 7:26 5:43 8:00
7 6:26 7:18 6:59 6:25 6:36 4:40 7:11 4:21 7:24 4:38 7:02 5:16 6:20 5:51 6:27 7:27 5:41 8:01
8 6:27 7:16 7:00 6:23 6:38 4:39 7:12 4:21 7:24 4:39 7:01 5:17 6:19 5:53 6:25 7:29 5:40 8:03
9 6:28 7:14 7:01 6:22 6:39 4:37 7:13 4:21 7:24 4:40 6:59 5:19 6:17 5:54 6:23 7:30 5:39 8:04
10 6:29 7:13 7:02 6:20 6:40 4:36 7:14 4:21 7:24 4:41 6:58 5:20 6:15 5:55 6:21 7:31 5:38 8:05
11 6:30 7:11 7:03 6:18 6:41 4:35 7:15 4:21 7:24 4:42 6:57 5:21 7:13 6:56 6:20 7:32 5:37 8:06
12 6:31 7:09 7:04 6:17 6:43 4:34 7:16 4:21 7:23 4:43 6:56 5:23 7:12 6:57 6:18 7:33 5:36 8:07
13 6:32 7:07 7:06 6:15 6:44 4:33 7:16 4:21 7:23 4:44 6:54 5:24 7:10 6:59 6:16 7:34 5:34 8:08
14 6:34 7:06 7:07 6:13 6:45 4:32 7:17 4:22 7:22 4:45 6:53 5:25 7:08 7:00 6:15 7:35 5:33 8:09
15 6:35 7:04 7:08 6:12 6:46 4:32 7:18 4:22 7:22 4:46 6:51 5:26 7:07 7:01 6:13 7:37 5:32 8:10
16 6:36 7:02 7:09 6:10 6:48 4:31 7:19 4:22 7:21 4:48 6:50 5:28 7:05 7:02 6:12 7:38 5:31 8:11
17 6:37 7:00 7:10 6:09 6:49 4:30 7:19 4:22 7:21 4:49 6:49 5:29 7:03 7:03 6:10 7:39 5:30 8:12
18 6:38 6:58 7:12 6:07 6:50 4:29 7:20 4:23 7:20 4:50 6:47 5:30 7:01 7:04 6:08 7:40 5:29 8:13
19 6:39 6:57 7:13 6:05 6:51 4:28 7:20 4:23 7:20 4:51 6:46 5:32 7:00 7:06 6:07 7:41 5:28 8:14
20 6:40 6:55 7:14 6:04 6:53 4:28 7:21 4:24 7:19 4:53 6:44 5:33 6:58 7:07 6:05 7:42 5:28 8:15
21 6:41 6:53 7:15 6:02 6:54 4:27 7:21 4:24 7:18 4:54 6:43 5:34 6:56 7:08 6:04 7:43 5:27 8:16
22 6:42 6:51 7:16 6:01 6:55 4:26 7:22 4:25 7:18 4:55 6:41 5:35 6:54 7:09 6:02 7:45 5:26 8:17
23 6:43 6:50 7:18 5:59 6:56 4:26 7:22 4:25 7:17 4:56 6:40 5:37 6:53 7:10 6:01 7:46 5:25 8:18
24 6:44 6:48 7:19 5:58 6:57 4:25 7:23 4:26 7:16 4:58 6:38 5:38 6:51 7:11 5:59 7:47 5:24 8:19
25 6:45 6:46 7:20 5:57 6:59 4:24 7:23 4:26 7:15 4:59 6:37 5:39 6:49 7:13 5:58 7:48 5:24 8:20
26 6:46 6:44 7:21 5:55 7:00 4:24 7:24 4:27 7:14 5:00 6:35 5:40 6:47 7:14 5:56 7:49 5:23 8:21
27 6:48 6:42 7:22 5:54 7:01 4:23 7:24 4:28 7:14 5:01 6:33 5:42 6:46 7:15 5:55 7:50 5:22 8:22
28 6:49 6:41 7:24 5:52 7:02 4:23 7:24 4:29 7:13 5:03 6:32 5:43 6:44 7:16 5:53 7:51 5:22 8:23
29 6:50 6:39 7:25 5:51 7:03 4:23 7:24 4:29 7:12 5:04 6:42 7:17 5:52 7:53 5:21 8:23
30 6:51 6:37 7:26 5:50 7:04 4:22 7:24 4:30 7:11 5:05 6:40 7:18 5:51 7:54 5:20 8:24
31 7:27 5:48 7:25 4:31 7:10 5:07 6:39 7:19 5:20 8:25