Virginia Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 28 – 
February 10, 2018

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 28 – February 10, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day

*in select areas

Woodcock

Virginia Woodcock Season

November 20 – December 8, 2017 and December 21 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Bobwhite Quail

Virginia Bobwhite Quail Season

November 20 – December  31, 2018

 Limits: 6 per day

*closed west of the Blue Ridge Mountains

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
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
Dad with Rooster

Making Kansas Memories

Opening day in Kansas occupies a sacred  place for me since this is the territory  where my upland obsession really took hold years ago. The bulk of the state has a dismal bird forecast like much of the rest of the Midwest this year. There are some bright spots which have been deemed the north … Read more

Brian Koch