Arizona Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – 
February 11, 2018

Arizona Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$37

Non-Resident License Fees:
$160
Daily $20

Special Permits:
Pheasant Permit $13 ($15 non-res)

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
California Quail

Arizona California Quail Season

October 6 – February 11, 2018

 Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession

Gambel's Quail

Arizona Gambel’s Quail Season

October 6 – February 11, 2018

Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession

Mearns Quail

Arizona Mearns Quail Season

December 8 – February 11, 2018 

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession in aggregate with other quail

Scaled Quail

Arizona Scaled Quail Season

October 6 – February 11, 2018

Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession

Blue Grouse

Arizona Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 12, 2017 

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Chukar

Arizona Chukar Season

September 1 – February 11, 2018

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Arizona Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

September 15 – October 5, 2017

*Dependent on area

Limits: 2 roosters

Public Land Ptarmigan

To the Edge with Friends and Dogs

We all have limits. But that edge is never static. It’s a river that rages perilously close or meanders docile and aimless in the distance. Most people are perfectly comfortable keeping a healthy distance—there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. But there is something about that torrent that is captivating and revealing. What we see … Read more

Brian Koch
South Dakota Hunting

South Dakota’s Ringed Circus (part 1)

It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but for those in pursuit of the  Chinese Rooster it’s not far from it. I rolled into the Black Hills of western Dakota a week before the trumpeted pheasant opener in order to get some spring back in the legs and give Wyatt, my black lab … Read more

Brian Koch
Alaska Mountains

The Alaska Standoff

Alaska and I are at odds. I’m here to take her birds. She’s not giving them up easily. I’m to earn them one vertical foot at a time until she has determined that sufficient  toll has been collected. She’s happy to show amazing places, jaw-dropping beauty, an abundance of nature viewing unrivaled anywhere else in … Read more

Brian Koch