New Hampshire Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 1 – 
December 31, 2017

New Hampshire Bird Hunting


Resident License Fees:

Non-Resident License Fees:
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


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


New Hampshire Chukar Season

 October 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day

Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch
South Dakota Hunting

South Dakota’s Ringed Circus (part 1)

It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but for those in pursuit of the  Chinese Rooster it’s not far from it. I rolled into the Black Hills of western Dakota a week before the trumpeted pheasant opener in order to get some spring back in the legs and give Wyatt, my black lab … 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