West Virginia Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 13 – February 28, 2019

Resident License Fees:
$19

Non-Resident License Fees:
$119
6-Day $27

Special Permits:
Conservation Stamp $5

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

West Virginia Ruffed Grouse Season

October 13 – February 28, 2019

 Limits: 4 per day, 16 possession


Woodcock

West Virginia Woodcock Season

October 13 – November 17, 2018 and November 26 – December 4, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Bobwhite Quail

West Virginia Bobwhite Quail Season

November 3 – January 5, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Ring-Necked Pheasant

West Virginia Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 3 – January 5, 2019 or November 10 – December 1, 2018 depending on area

Limits: 1-2 per day, 1-2 possession depending on area