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Pennsylvania Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 14 – 
February 28, 2018
Pennsylvania Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$20.90

Non-Resident License Fees:
$101.90
7-Day $31.90 

Pheasant Permit:
$26.90

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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

Pennsylvania Ruffed Grouse Season

October 14 – November 25, 2017 and December 11 – December 23, 2017

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Pennsylvania Bobwhite Quail Season

October 14 – November 28, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession

*in select areas

Woodcock

Pennsylvania Woodcock Season

October 14 – November 25, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Pennsylvania Pheasant Season

October 21- November 25, 2017 and December 11 – December 23, 2017 and December 26 – February 28, 2018

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

*in select areas

Bird Hunting Locations

Center of the Bird Hunting Universe

In our free time we tend to think in terms of upland birds, and this leads us down many paths, most of which are somewhat insane hence we don’t share. But, sometimes it’s just too good to ignore. This is one of those times, so follow along. The Breeding Bird Survey is a government collaboration … Read more

Brian Koch
Late Season Bobwhite

3000 Miles for One Bird

The sun is dipping into the horizon and the thermometer reads 19° when the dogs and I return to the truck after hunting the final day of upland season in Kansas. A quick check of the fitness band reveals I’ve hiked over 12 miles in eight inches of new snowfall. The dogs never stopped hunting … 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