Ohio Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 12 – 
January 31, 2019
Ohio Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$19

Non-Resident License Fees:
$141.50
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

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Ruffed Grouse

Ohio Ruffed Grouse Season

October 13 – January 31, 2019

Limits: 2 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Ohio Bobwhite Quail Season

November 2 – November 25, 2018

*In select counties

Limits: 4 per day

Woodcock

Ohio Woodcock Season

October 12 – November 25, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Ohio Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 2 – January 13, 2019

Limits: 2 per day

Seeding Food Plot

Backyard Bobwhite: Part 1

Is the key to restoring quail right out your back door? I grew up in small farming community in rural Northeast Ohio. It’s not considered an upland bird hot spot. But I still remember seeing wild quail when I was a kid. And I’ve verified this with others from the area. Bobwhite used to inhabit … Read more

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