Maryland Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 6 – 
February 15, 2019

Maryland Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$24.50

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

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

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Ruffed Grouse

Maryland Ruffed Grouse Season

October 6 – January 31, 2019

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Woodcock

Maryland Woodcock Season

October 24 – November 23, 2018 and January 7 – January 26, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Maryland Bobwhite Quail Season

Managed DNR Land: November 3 – December 15, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


East: November 3 – February 15, 2019

Limits: 6 per day, 12 possession


West: November 3 – January 15, 2019

Limits: 6 per day, 12 possession

*closed in Allegany and Garrett Counties

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Maryland Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 3 – December 28, 2018

Limits: 1 per day, 2 possession

Super Dog

Ultimate Upland to Start 2012 Season with Epic Hunt

Months of planning and preparation all led up to our departure from the Carolina low country this morning. I’ve pegged the steering wheel west and will be racing the 2,200 miles to reach Nevada where Ultimate Upland will officially kick off the 2012 bird season. It’s times like this that I wish we owned a … Read more

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