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Ohio Bird Hunting

Seasons Span November 4 – 
January 31, 2017
Ohio Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$19

Non-Resident License Fees:
$125
3-Day $40 

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

Ohio Ruffed Grouse Season

October 8 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 2 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Ohio Bobwhite Quail Season

November 4 – November 27, 2016

*In select counties

Limits: 4 per day

Woodcock

Ohio Woodcock Season

October 8 – November 21, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Ohio Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 4 – January 8, 2017

Limits: 2 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
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
Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … Read more

Brian Koch