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

 
South Dakota Hunting

South Dakota’s Ringed Circus (part 1)

It may not be the greatest show on Earth, but for those in pursuit of the  Chinese Rooster it’s not far from it. I rolled into the Black Hills of western Dakota a week before the trumpeted pheasant opener in order to get some spring back in the legs and give Wyatt, my black lab … Read more

Brian Koch
Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … Read more

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