Wisconsin Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 15 – January 6, 2019

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

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

 

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Wisconsin Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 20 – January 6, 2019

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


Bobwhite Quail

Wisconsin Bobwhite Quail Season

October 20 – December 12, 2018

Limits: 5 per day


Ruffed Grouse

Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse Season

Zone A: September 15 – January 31, 2019  December 31, 2018

Limits: 5 per day

Zone B: October 20 – December 8, 2018

Limits: 2 per day


Woodcock

Wisconsin Woodcock Season

September 22 – November 5, 2018

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession


Sharptail Grouse

Wisconsin Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

October 20 – November 11, 2018

*25 permits available

*in select areas


Hungarian Partridge

Wisconsin Hungarian Partridge Season

October 20 – January 6, 2019 in select areas

 Limits: 3 per day