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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

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
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
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … Read more

Brian Koch