Washington Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – January 17, 2022

Resident License Fees:

$40.50

Non-Resident License Fees:

$183.50
3-Day $68

Special Permits:

Western Pheasant Fee RES $84.50
Western Pheasant Fee NR $167

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



Ring-Necked Pheasant

Washington Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

Western Zone: September 25 – November 30, 2021

Limits: 2 per day, 15 possession

Eastern Zone : October 23 – January 17, 2022

Limits: 3 per day, 15 possession


Mountain Quail

Washington Mountain Quail Season

Western Zone: September 25 – November 30, 2021

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

Eastern Zone: Closed


California Quail

Washington California Quail Season

Western Zone: September 25 – November 30, 2021

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

Eastern Zone: October 2 – January 17, 2022

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail


Bobwhite Quail

Washington Bobwhite Quail Season

Western Zone: September 25 – November 30, 2021

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail

Eastern Zone: October 2 – January 17, 2022

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession in aggregate with other quail


Hungarian Partridge

Washington Hungarian Partridge Season

Eastern Zone: October 2 – January 17, 2022

 Limits: 6 per day, 18 possession


Chukar

Washington Chukar Season

Eastern Zone: October 2 – January 17, 2022

Limits: 6 per day, 18 possession


Blue Grouse

Washington Blue Grouse Season

September 15 – January 15, 2022

 Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Spruce not to include more than 9 of any species.


Ruffed Grouse

Washington Ruffed Grouse Season

September 15 – January 15, 2022

Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Blue and Spruce not to include more than 9 of any species.


Spruce Grouse

Washington Spruce Grouse Season

September 15 – January 15, 2022

 Limits: 3 per day – total 4 aggregate, 12 possession in aggregate with Ruffed and Blue not to include more than 9 of any species.

Practicing Shotgun Shooting

Shotgun Summer

Follow along as we share the things we’re working on to become better shooters afield. We’re just a month away from bird hunting and…



Practicing Shotgun Shooting

Shotgun Summer

Follow along as we share the things we’re working on to become better shooters afield. We’re just a month away from bird hunting and…