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

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

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

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
Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … 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