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Arizona Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – 
February 5, 2017

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

September 30 – February 12, 2017

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

Gambel's Quail

Arizona Gambel’s Quail Season

September 30 – February 12, 2017

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

Mearns Quail

Arizona Mearns Quail Season

December 2 – February 12, 2017 

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

Scaled Quail

Arizona Scaled Quail Season

September 30 – February 12, 2017

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

Blue Grouse

Arizona Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 6, 2016 

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Chukar

Arizona Chukar Season

September 1 – February 5, 2017

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Arizona Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

September 16 – October 6, 2016

*Dependent on area

Limits: 2 roosters

Winter Bird Hunting

Hunting the Polar Vortex

The first half of the 2014 Upland Season is over and it’s been a whirlwind of travel all across the country. But this last trip to South Dakota hunting in brutally cold conditions was a great reminder that some of the best memories afield come from facing adversity and overcoming.

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
Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch