Utah Bird Hunting

Seasons Span August 26 – 
February 15, 2018

Utah Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$34

Non-Resident License Fees:
$65
3-Day $32

Special Permits:
Sage Grouse Permit $10
Sharp-Tailed Permit $10
White-Tailed Ptarmigan $10

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Utah Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 4 – December 3, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession

Gambel's Quail

Utah Gambel’s Quail Season

November 4 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession in aggregate with California

California Quail

Utah California Quail Season

November 4 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession in aggregate with Gambel’s

Chukar

Utah Chukar Season

September 30 – February 15, 2018

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Hungarian Partridge

Utah Hungarian Partridge Season

September 30 – February 15, 2018

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Blue Grouse

Utah Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed

Ruffed Grouse

Utah Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2017

 Limits: 4 per day, 12 possession in aggregate with Blue

Sharptail Grouse

Utah Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 30 – October 22, 2017

Limits: 2 birds per season

*in select areas, permit required

White-Tailed Ptarmigan

Utah White-Tailed Ptarmigan Season

August 26 – October 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day, 12 possession

Sage Grouse

Utah Sage Grouse Season

September 30 – October 22, 2017

Limits: 2 birds per season

*in select areas, permit required

 
 
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
Lab with Ptarmigan

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and density are greater. But I’m entrenched in the Kenai and I can’t get away from it. I’ve shot a Whitetailed Ptarmigan already. I’ve seen where they live. I know their confounding … Read more

Brian Koch
Super Dog

Ultimate Upland to Start 2012 Season with Epic Hunt

Months of planning and preparation all led up to our departure from the Carolina low country this morning. I’ve pegged the steering wheel west and will be racing the 2,200 miles to reach Nevada where Ultimate Upland will officially kick off the 2012 bird season. It’s times like this that I wish we owned a … Read more

Brian Koch