Virginia Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 27 – 
February 9, 2019

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
 

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Ruffed Grouse

Virginia Ruffed Grouse Season

West of I-95: October 27 – February 9, 2019

 Limits: 3 per day

*in select areas

Woodcock

Virginia Woodcock Season

October 27 – November 2, 2018 and December 8 – January 14, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Virginia Bobwhite Quail Season

November 10 – January  31, 2019

 Limits: 6 per day

*closed west of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Elkhorn Ranch North Dakota

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

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