Texas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 28 – 
February 25, 2018

Texas Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$25

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

Special Permits:
Upland Game Stamp $7

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
 
Scaled Quail

Texas Scaled Quail Season

October 28 – February 25, 2018

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

Bobwhite Quail

Texas Bobwhite Quail Season

October 28 – February 25, 2018

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

Gambel's Quail

Texas Gambel’s Quail Season

October 28 – February 25, 2018

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

Woodcock

Texas Woodcock Season

December 18 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Texas Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

December 2 – December 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession 

*in select areas

 
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
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
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