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Virginia Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 29 – 
February 11, 2017

Virginia Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$23

Non-Resident License Fees:
$111
3-Day $60

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
Ruffed Grouse

Virginia Ruffed Grouse Season

West of I-95: October 29 – February 11, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day

*in select areas

Woodcock

Virginia Woodcock Season

October 29 – November 4, 2016 and December 9 – January 15, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Virginia Bobwhite Quail Season

November 12 – January 31, 2017

 Limits: 6 per day

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
Dogs on Water Break

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