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New Hampshire Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 1 – 
December 31, 2016

New Hampshire Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$32

Non-Resident License Fees:
$53
3-Day $25

Special Permits:
Habitat Fee $2.50
Pheasant Tag $31

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
Ruffed Grouse

New Hampshire Ruffed Grouse Season

October 1 – December 31, 2016

 Limits: 4 per day

Woodcock

New Hampshire Woodcock Season

October 1 – November 14, 2016

Limits: 3 per day

Bobwhite Quail

New Hampshire Bobwhite Quail Season

October 1 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 4 per day

Ring-Necked Pheasant

New Hampshire Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 1 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Hungarian Partridge

New Hampshire Hungarian Partridge Season

October 1 December – 31, 2016

 Limits: 4 per day

Chukar

New Hampshire Chukar Season

 October 1 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 4 per day

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
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