Massachusetts Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 13- 
November 24, 2018

Massachusetts Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$27.50

Non-Resident License Fees:
$65.50

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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

Massachusetts Ruffed Grouse Season

October 13 – November 24, 2018

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

Woodcock

Massachusetts Woodcock Season

October 4 – November 24, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Massachusetts Bobwhite Quail Season

Zone 11-14: October 13 – November 24, 2018

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

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Massachusetts Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 13 – November 24, 2018

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession, 6 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
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … Read more

Brian Koch
Bird Hunting Locations

Center of the Bird Hunting Universe

In our free time we tend to think in terms of upland birds, and this leads us down many paths, most of which are somewhat insane hence we don’t share. But, sometimes it’s just too good to ignore. This is one of those times, so follow along. The Breeding Bird Survey is a government collaboration … Read more

Brian Koch