Arizona Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – February 6, 2022

Resident License Fees:

$37

Non-Resident License Fees:

$160
Daily $20

Special Permits:

Pheasant Permit $13 ($15 non-res)

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

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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



California Quail

Arizona California Quail Season

October 15 – February 6, 2022

 Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession


Gambel's Quail

Arizona Gambel’s Quail Season

October 15 – February 6, 2022

Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession


Mearns Quail

Arizona Mearns Quail Season

December 3 – February 6, 2022

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession in aggregate with other quail


Scaled Quail

Arizona Scaled Quail Season

October 15 – February 6, 2022

Limits: 15 per day in aggregate with other quail, 45 possession


Blue Grouse

Arizona Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 7, 2021

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Chukar

Arizona Chukar Season

September 1 – February 6, 2022

Limits: 5 per day, 15 possession


Ring-Necked Pheasant

Arizona Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

September 1 – September 15, 2021

*Dependent on area

Limits: 2 roosters, 6 possession

 

Birddogs and Chukar

Making it Count

When I hunt alone, which is often the case, there’s a certain ritual to leaving the truck. It’s become habit without much thought anymore….