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New Hampshire Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 1 – 
December 31, 2017

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, 2017

 Limits: 4 per day

Woodcock

New Hampshire Woodcock Season

October 1 – November 14, 2017

Limits: 3 per day

Bobwhite Quail

New Hampshire Bobwhite Quail Season

October 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day

Ring-Necked Pheasant

New Hampshire Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 10 per season

Hungarian Partridge

New Hampshire Hungarian Partridge Season

October 1 December – 31, 2017

 Limits: 4 per day

Chukar

New Hampshire Chukar Season

 October 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day

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
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
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