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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

 

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

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch