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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

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