Ohio Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 9 – January 9, 2022

Resident License Fees:

$19

Non-Resident License Fees:

$180.96
3-Day $40.56

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



Ruffed Grouse

Ohio Ruffed Grouse Season

October 9 – November 28, 2021 Public Land

October 9 – January 1, 2022 Private Land

Limits: 1 per day


Bobwhite Quail

Ohio Bobwhite Quail Season

November 5 – November 28, 2021

*In select counties

Limits: 2 per day


Woodcock

Ohio Woodcock Season

October 9 – November 22, 2021

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Ring-Necked Pheasant

Ohio Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 5 – January 9, 2022

Limits: 2 per day