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Tennessee Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 14 – 
February 28, 2018

 Tennessee Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$34

Non-Resident License Fees:
$111
7-Day $61.50

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

Tennessee Ruffed Grouse Season

October 14 – February 28, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day

*closed west of I-65

Bobwhite Quail

Tennessee Bobwhite Quail Season

November 4 – February 28, 2018

Limits: 6 per day

Woodcock

Tennessee Woodcock Season

November 11 – December 25, 2017

Limits: 3 per day

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
Winter Bird Hunting

Hunting the Polar Vortex

The first half of the 2014 Upland Season is over and it’s been a whirlwind of travel all across the country. But this last trip to South Dakota hunting in brutally cold conditions was a great reminder that some of the best memories afield come from facing adversity and overcoming.

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