Arizona Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – 
February 10, 2019

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
 

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

California Quail

Arizona California Quail Season

October 19 – February 10, 2019

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

Gambel's Quail

Arizona Gambel’s Quail Season

October 19 – February 10, 2019

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

Mearns Quail

Arizona Mearns Quail Season

December 7 – February 10, 2019

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

Scaled Quail

Arizona Scaled Quail Season

October 19 – February 10, 2019

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

Blue Grouse

Arizona Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 11, 2018 

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Chukar

Arizona Chukar Season

September 1 – February 10, 2019

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Arizona Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

September 14 – September 27, 2018

*Dependent on area

Limits: 2 roosters

Lab with Ptarmigan

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and density are greater. But I’m entrenched in the Kenai and I can’t get away from it. I’ve shot a Whitetailed Ptarmigan already. I’ve seen where they live. I know their confounding … Read more

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