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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

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
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
Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

Brian Koch