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Missouri Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 15 –
 January 15, 2017

Missouri Bird Hunting


Resident License Fees:

Non-Resident License Fees:
1-Day $11 

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Missouri Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 1 – January 15, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Bobwhite Quail Hunting

November 1 – January 15, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 16 possession


Missouri Woodcock Season

October 15 – November 28, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Alaska Mountains

The Alaska Standoff

Alaska and I are at odds. I’m here to take her birds. She’s not giving them up easily. I’m to earn them one vertical foot at a time until she has determined that sufficient  toll has been collected. She’s happy to show amazing places, jaw-dropping beauty, an abundance of nature viewing unrivaled anywhere else in … Read more

Brian Koch
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
Elkhorn Ranch North Dakota

Hunting in the Shadow of Roosevelt

When I hunt in North Dakota, my thoughts often drift to Teddy Roosevelt’s days at Elkhorn Ranch — He named his Dakota home for a pair of locked elk skulls he found at the site. Today, centrally located within the million acres of the Little Missouri National Grasslands, Elkhorn is a great place to visit … Read more

Brian Koch