Washington Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – 
January 15, 2018

Washington Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$40.50

Non-Resident License Fees:
$183.50
3-Day $68

Special Permits:
Western Pheasant Fee RES $84.50
Western Pheasant Fee NR $167

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*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

Washington Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

Western Zone: September 30 – November 30, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 15 possession 

 

Eastern Zone : October 21 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 15 possession

Mountain Quail

Washington Mountain Quail Season

Western Zone: September 24 – November 30, 2017

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

 

Eastern Zone: Closed

California Quail

Washington California Quail Season

Western Zone: September 24 – November 30, 2017

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

 

Eastern Zone: October 7 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

Bobwhite Quail

Washington Bobwhite Quail Season

Western Zone: September 24 – November 30, 2017

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

 

Eastern Zone: October 7 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

Hungarian Partridge

Washington Hungarian Partridge Season

Eastern Zone: October 7 – January 15, 2018

 Limits: 6 per day, 18 possession

Chukar

Washington Chukar Season

Eastern Zone: October 7 – January 15, 2018

Limits: 6 per day, 18 possession

Blue Grouse

Washington Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Spruce not to include more than 9 of any species.

Ruffed Grouse

Washington Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Blue and Spruce not to include more than 9 of any species.

Spruce Grouse

Washington Spruce Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Blue not to include more than 9 of any species.

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
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
Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … Read more

Brian Koch