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Texas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 29 – 
February 26, 2017

Texas Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$25

Non-Resident License Fees:
$132
5-Day $48

Special Permits:
Upland Game Stamp $7

Scaled Quail

Texas Scaled Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Bobwhite Quail

Texas Bobwhite Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Gambel's Quail

Texas Gambel’s Quail Season

October 29 – February 26, 2017

 Limits: 15 per day, 45 possession in aggregate with other quail

Woodcock

Texas Woodcock Season

December 18 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Texas Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

December 3 – January 1, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession 

*in select areas

 
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
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

Brian Koch
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

Brian Koch