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North Carolina Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 16 – 
February 28, 2018

North Carolina Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$20

Non-Resident License Fees:
$80
10-Day $60

Special Permits:
Habitat Management $4

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

North Carolina Ruffed Grouse Season

October 16 – February 28, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession, 30 per season

Woodcock

North Carolina Woodcock Season

December 14 – January 27, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Bobwhite Quail

North Carolina Bobwhite Quail Season

November 18 – February 28, 2018

Limits: 6 per day, 12 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

North Carolina Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 11 – February 1, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession, 30 per season

Winter Bird Hunting

Hunting the Polar Vortex

The first half of the 2014 Upland Season is over and it’s been a whirlwind of travel all across the country. But this last trip to South Dakota hunting in brutally cold conditions was a great reminder that some of the best memories afield come from facing adversity and overcoming.

Brian Koch
Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

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Montana Bird Hunting

Kicking Off the 2013 Upland Season in Montana

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