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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
Late Season Bobwhite

3000 Miles for One Bird

The sun is dipping into the horizon and the thermometer reads 19° when the dogs and I return to the truck after hunting the final day of upland season in Kansas. A quick check of the fitness band reveals I’ve hiked over 12 miles in eight inches of new snowfall. The dogs never stopped hunting … Read more

Brian Koch
Elkhorn Ranch North Dakota

Hunting in the Shadow of Roosevelt

When I hunt in North Dakota, my thoughts often drift to Teddy Roosevelt’s days at Elkhorn Ranch — He named his Dakota home for a pair of locked elk skulls he found at the site. Today, centrally located within the million acres of the Little Missouri National Grasslands, Elkhorn is a great place to visit … Read more

Brian Koch