Pennsylvania Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 13 – 
February 28, 2019
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
 

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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

Pennsylvania Ruffed Grouse Season

October 13 – November 24, 2018 and December 10 – December 24, 2018

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Pennsylvania Bobwhite Quail Season

October 13 – November 24, 2018 and December 10 – December 24, 2018 and December 26 – February 28, 2019

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession

*in select areas

Woodcock

Pennsylvania Woodcock Season

October 13 – November 24, 2018 and December 10 – 18, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Pennsylvania Pheasant Season

October 20- November 24, 2018 and December 10 – December 24, 2018 and December 26 – February 28, 2019

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

*in select areas

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

Lab with Ptarmigan

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and density are greater. But I’m entrenched in the Kenai and I can’t get away from it. I’ve shot a Whitetailed Ptarmigan already. I’ve seen where they live. I know their confounding … Read more