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Pennsylvania Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 16 – 
February 28, 2017
Pennsylvania Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$20.90

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

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*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 15 – November 26, 2016 and December 12 – December 24, 2016 and December 26 – Janauary 21, 2017

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Pennsylvania Bobwhite Quail Season

October 22 – November 26, 2016

Limits: 4 per day, 12 possession

*in select areas

Woodcock

Pennsylvania Woodcock Season

October 15 – November 26, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Pennsylvania

October 22 – November 26, 2016 and December 12 – December 24, 2016 and December 26 – February 28, 2017

 Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

*in select areas

Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … 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
South Dakota Hunting

South Dakota’s Ringed Circus (part 1)

It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but for those in pursuit of the  Chinese Rooster it’s not far from it. I rolled into the Black Hills of western Dakota a week before the trumpeted pheasant opener in order to get some spring back in the legs and give Wyatt, my black lab … Read more

Brian Koch