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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
Montana Bird Hunting

Kicking Off the 2013 Upland Season in Montana

When you are about to drive 1500 miles to hunt birds, the last thing you want to do is forget something. Rural Montana isn’t the easiest place to find gear that you left behind. Because it’s the first hunt of the year, I try and pack over the course of a couple weeks. Sounds crazy, … 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