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Oregon Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Oregon Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$32

Non-Resident License Fees:
$160.50
3-Day $30.50

Special Permits:
Gamebird Validation RES $9
Gamebird Validation NR $41.50
Westeran Pheasant Fee $17 

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Oregon Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 8 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 2 per day, 8 possession

Mountain Quail

Oregon Mountain Quail Season

September – January dates vary depening on location 

Limits: 2 per day, 2 possession

California Quail

Oregon California Quail Season

Eastern October 8 – December 31, 2016 
Western September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession (in aggregate with max 2 Mountain)

Chukar

Oregon Chukar Season

October 8 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession (in aggregate with Hungarian)

Hungarian Partridge

Oregon Hungarian Partridge Season

October 8 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession (in aggregate with Hungarian)

Blue Grouse

Oregon Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Sage Grouse

Oregon Sage Grouse Season

September 10 – September 18, 2016 
*by permit in select areas 

Limits: 2 per season *by permit

Ruffed Grouse

Oregon Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch
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
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