Michigan Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 15 –
January 1, 2019

Michigan Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$11

Non-Resident License Fees:
$151
7-Day $80

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

Michigan Ruffed Grouse Season

September 15 – November 14, 2018 and December 1 – January 1, 2019

 Zone 1, 2 Limits: 5 per day, 10 possession

Zone 3 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Woodcock

Michigan Woodcock Season

September 22 – November 5, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Michigan Bobwhite Quail Season

October 20 – November 14, 2018

Limits: 5 per day, 10 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Michigan Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

Zone 1: October 10 – October 31, 2018

Zone 2, 3: October 20 – November 14, 2018

Zone 3 partial: December 1 – January 1, 2019

 Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Michigan Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

October 10 – October 31, 2018

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession, 6 per season in select areas

 
Setter and Hunter

Highlights From the 2012 Bird Hunting Season

It seems like eons ago when we were climbing to 12,000 feet in the Ruby Mountains in pursuit of Snowcock. But it was just a short six months since we set off to start the 2012 bird hunting season. Now that wild bird hunting in the lower 48 has ended I sit here reflecting on … Read more

Weston Jowett and Black Lab

Winners of 2016 Companions for Conservation Contest

Knoxville, Tennessee (August 4, 2016) – SportDOG® Brand, the industry-leading manufacturer of electronic dog training products and accessories, has announced the winners of its third annual Companions for Conservation contest. Three lucky young hunters will soon be taking ownership of started Labrador retrievers, trained SportDOG Brand® Senior ProStaff members Tom Dokken, Derek Randle, and Chris … Read more