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Wisconsin Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 17 –
 January 31, 2017

Wisconsin Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$18

Non-Resident License Fees:
$85
5-Day $55

Special Permits:
Pheasant Stamp $10

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Wisconsin Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 15 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 1 per day, 2 per day after opening weekend

Bobwhite Quail

Wisconsin Bobwhite Quail Season

October 15 – December 7, 2016

Limits: 5 per day

Ruffed Grouse

Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse Season

Zone A: September 17 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 5 per day

 

Zone B: October 15 – December 8, 2016

Limits: 2 per day

Woodcock

Wisconsin Woodcock Season

September 24 – November 7, 2016

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Wisconsin Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

Season Under Review (suspended ’13)

Hungarian Partridge

Wisconsin Hungarian Partridge Season

October 15 – December 31, 2016

 Limits: 3 per day

Late Season Bobwhite

3000 Miles for One Bird

The sun is dipping into the horizon and the thermometer reads 19° when the dogs and I return to the truck after hunting the final day of upland season in Kansas. A quick check of the fitness band reveals I’ve hiked over 12 miles in eight inches of new snowfall. The dogs never stopped hunting … Read more

Brian Koch
Elkhorn Ranch North Dakota

Hunting in the Shadow of Roosevelt

When I hunt in North Dakota, my thoughts often drift to Teddy Roosevelt’s days at Elkhorn Ranch — He named his Dakota home for a pair of locked elk skulls he found at the site. Today, centrally located within the million acres of the Little Missouri National Grasslands, Elkhorn is a great place to visit … 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