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Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Nebraska Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$15

Non-Resident License Fees:
$82
2-Day $57

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 29 – January 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Nebraska Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

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

Bobwhite Quail

Nebraska Bobwhite Quail Season

October 29 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 6 per day, 24 possession

Woodcock

Nebraska Woodcock Season

September 24 – November 7, 2016

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Hungarian Partridge

Nebraska Hungarian Partridge Season

October 31 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Prairie Chicken

Nebraska Prairie Chicken Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

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

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
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
Dogs on Water Break

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch