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

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

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.