Massachusetts Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 3- November 30, 2019

Resident License Fees:
$27.50

Non-Resident License Fees:
$65.50

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

Massachusetts Ruffed Grouse Season

October 19 – November 30, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession, 15 per season


Woodcock

Massachusetts Woodcock Season

October 3 – November 23, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Bobwhite Quail

Massachusetts Bobwhite Quail Season

Zone 11-14: October 19 – November 30, 2019

Limits: 4 per day, 8 possession, 20 per season


Ring-Necked Pheasant

Massachusetts Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 19 – November 30, 2019

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession, 6 per season