Missouri Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 15 –
 January 15, 2018

Missouri Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$10

Non-Resident License Fees:
$80
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, 2018

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Bobwhite Quail Hunting

November 1 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 8 per day, 16 possession

Woodcock

Missouri Woodcock Season

October 15 – November 28, 2017

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
Public Land Ptarmigan

To the Edge with Friends and Dogs

We all have limits. But that edge is never static. It’s a river that rages perilously close or meanders docile and aimless in the distance. Most people are perfectly comfortable keeping a healthy distance—there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. But there is something about that torrent that is captivating and revealing. What we see … Read more

Brian Koch
Lab with Ptarmigan

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and density are greater. But I’m entrenched in the Kenai and I can’t get away from it. I’ve shot a Whitetailed Ptarmigan already. I’ve seen where they live. I know their confounding … Read more

Brian Koch