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Wyoming Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – 
January 31, 2017

Wyoming Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$16
1-Day $9

Non-Resident License Fees:
$72
1-Day $20 

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*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
Hungarian Partridge

Wyoming Hungarian Partridge Season

October 1 – January 31, 2017 in select areas

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Blue Grouse

Wyoming Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 30, 2016 in select areas

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Wyoming Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – December 31, 2016 in select areas

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ruffed Grouse

Wyoming Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – November 30, 2016 in select areas

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Wyoming Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November – December dates depending on area

Limits: 2-3 per day, 6-9 possession depending on area

Chukar

Wyoming Chukar Season

October 1 – January 31, 2017 in select areas

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession

Sage Grouse

Wyoming Sage Grouse Season

September 17 – September 30, 2016 or September 17 – September 19, 2016 depending on area

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

New Mexico Sunset

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch
Dogs on Water Break

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch
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