Tennessee Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 14 – 
February 28, 2019

 Tennessee Bird Hunting

Resident License Fees:
$39

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

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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

Tennessee Ruffed Grouse Season

October 13 – February 28, 2019

 Limits: 3 per day

*closed west of I-65

Bobwhite Quail

Tennessee Bobwhite Quail Season

November 3 – February 28, 2019

Limits: 6 per day

Woodcock

Tennessee Woodcock Season

November 10 – December 24, 2018

Limits: 3 per day

Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Elkhorn Ranch North Dakota

Hunting in the Shadow of Roosevelt

When I hunt in North Dakota, my thoughts often drift to Teddy Roosevelt’s days at Elkhorn Ranch — He named his Dakota home for a pair of locked elk skulls he found at the site. Today, centrally located within the million acres of the Little Missouri National Grasslands, Elkhorn is a great place to visit … Read more