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Connecticut Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 15 – 
February 28, 2017

Connecticut Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$19 

Non-Resident License Fees:
$91 

Special Permits:
Pheasant Tag $28

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Connecticut Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 15 – February 28, 2017 

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Bobwhite Quail

Connecticut Bobwhite Quail Season

October 15 – October 29, 2016

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Woodcock

Connecticut Woodcock Season

October 22 – November 19, 2016 and November 21 – December 6, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ruffed Grouse

Connecticut Ruffed Grouse Season

October 15 – November 30, 2016

Limits: 1 per day, 8 per season

Chukar

Connecticut Chukar Season

October 15 – January 19, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

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
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

Brian Koch
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