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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

Bird Hunting Locations

Center of the Bird Hunting Universe

In our free time we tend to think in terms of upland birds, and this leads us down many paths, most of which are somewhat insane hence we don’t share. But, sometimes it’s just too good to ignore. This is one of those times, so follow along. The Breeding Bird Survey is a government collaboration … Read more

Brian Koch
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … 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