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Connecticut Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 21 – 
February 28, 2018

Connecticut Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$19 

Non-Resident License Fees:
$91 

Special Permits:
Game Bird Stamp $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 21 – February 28, 2018 

*Closed New Year’s Eve and Day

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Bobwhite Quail

Connecticut Bobwhite Quail Season

October 21 – November 4, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Woodcock

Connecticut Woodcock Season

October 25 – November 18, 2017 and November 20 – December 9, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ruffed Grouse

Connecticut Ruffed Grouse Season

October 21 – November 30, 2017

Limits: 1 per day, 8 per season

Chukar

Connecticut Chukar Season

October 21 – February 28, 2018 

*Closed New Year’s Eve and Day

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

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
Public Land Ptarmigan

To the Edge with Friends and Dogs

We all have limits. But that edge is never static. It’s a river that rages perilously close or meanders docile and aimless in the distance. Most people are perfectly comfortable keeping a healthy distance—there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. But there is something about that torrent that is captivating and revealing. What we see … Read more

Brian Koch
Dogs on Water Break

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch