West Virginia Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 12 – February 29, 2020

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 12 – February 29, 2020

 Limits: 4 per day, 16 possession


Woodcock

West Virginia Woodcock Season

October 12 – November 23, 2019 and December 2 – December 3, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Bobwhite Quail

West Virginia Bobwhite Quail Season

November 2 – January 4, 2020

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Ring-Necked Pheasant

West Virginia Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 2 – January 4, 2020 or November 9 – December 7, 2019 depending on area

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