Ohio Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 13 – 
January 31, 2018
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 14 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 2 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Ohio Bobwhite Quail Season

November 3 – November 26, 2017

*In select counties

Limits: 4 per day

Woodcock

Ohio Woodcock Season

October 13 – November 26, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Ohio Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 3 – January 14, 2018

Limits: 2 per day

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
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
Dad with Rooster

Making Kansas Memories

Opening day in Kansas occupies a sacred  place for me since this is the territory  where my upland obsession really took hold years ago. The bulk of the state has a dismal bird forecast like much of the rest of the Midwest this year. There are some bright spots which have been deemed the north … Read more

Brian Koch