Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2018

Nebraska Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$18

Non-Resident License Fees:
$97
2-Day $67

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

Nebraska Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 28 – January 31, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Nebraska Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Prairie Chicken *depending on area

Bobwhite Quail

Nebraska Bobwhite Quail Season

October 28 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 6 per day, 24 possession

Woodcock

Nebraska Woodcock Season

September 23 – November 6, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Hungarian Partridge

Nebraska Hungarian Partridge Season

October 28 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Prairie Chicken

Nebraska Prairie Chicken Season

September 1 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Sharptail *depending on area

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
New Mexico Sunset

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch
Dad with Rooster

Making Kansas Memories

Opening day in Kansas occupies a sacred  place for me since this is the territory  where my upland obsession really took hold years ago. The bulk of the state has a dismal bird forecast like much of the rest of the Midwest this year. There are some bright spots which have been deemed the north … Read more

Brian Koch