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

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
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
Alaska Mountains

The Alaska Standoff

Alaska and I are at odds. I’m here to take her birds. She’s not giving them up easily. I’m to earn them one vertical foot at a time until she has determined that sufficient  toll has been collected. She’s happy to show amazing places, jaw-dropping beauty, an abundance of nature viewing unrivaled anywhere else in … Read more

Brian Koch