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Maryland Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 1 – 
February 15, 2017

Maryland Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$24.50

Non-Resident License Fees:
$130
3-Day $45 

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*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
Ruffed Grouse

Maryland Ruffed Grouse Season

October 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Woodcock

Maryland Woodcock Season

October 28 – November 25, 2016 and January 13 – January 28, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Maryland Bobwhite Quail Season

Managed DNR Land: November 5 – December 15, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


East: November 5 – February 15, 2017

Limits: 6 per day, 12 possession


West: November 7 – January 15, 2017

Limits: 6 per day, 12 possession

*closed in Allegany and Garrett Counties

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Maryland Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 5 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 1 per day, 2 possession

New Mexico Sunset

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch
South Dakota Hunting

South Dakota’s Ringed Circus (part 1)

It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but for those in pursuit of the  Chinese Rooster it’s not far from it. I rolled into the Black Hills of western Dakota a week before the trumpeted pheasant opener in order to get some spring back in the legs and give Wyatt, my black lab … Read more

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