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Wisconsin Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 16 –
 January 31, 2018

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 14 – December 31, 2017

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

Bobwhite Quail

Wisconsin Bobwhite Quail Season

October 14 – December 6, 2017

Limits: 5 per day

Ruffed Grouse

Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse Season

Zone A: September 16 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 5 per day

 

Zone B: October 14 – December 8, 2017

Limits: 2 per day

Woodcock

Wisconsin Woodcock Season

September 23 – November 6, 2017

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 14 – December 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day

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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

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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

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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

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