Upland Bird Hunting Seasons

Grouse Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit Zones
Ruffed and Spruce Grouse 16-Sep-23 1-Jan-24 5 (combined) 10 (combined) -
Sharp-tailed Grouse 16-Sep-23 30-Nov-23 3 6 Northwest zone only, East Central closed

Partridge Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Hungarian Partridge 16-Sep-23 1-Jan-24 5 10

Pheasant Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Pheasant 14-Oct-23 30-Nov-23 2 roosters 6 roosters
Pheasant 1-Dec-23 1-Jan-24 3 roosters 9 roosters

Note: Pheasant bag limits vary by date. From Oct 14 to Nov 30, a limit of 2 roosters per day and 6 in possession. From Dec 1 to Jan 1, the limits increase to 3 per day and 9 in possession.

Prairie Chicken Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Prairie Chicken (Special Permit) 23-Sep-23 1-Oct-23 2 (season limit) 2 (season limit)

Dove Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Mourning Doves 1-Sep-23 29-Nov-23 15 45

Sandhill Cranes Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Sandhill Cranes (NW Goose Zone) 16-Sep-23 22-Oct-23 2 6

Woodcock Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Woodcock 23-Sep-23 6-Nov-23 3 9

Rail Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Sora and Virginia Rail 1-Sep-23 6-Nov-23 25 (combined) 75 (combined)

Snipe Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Common Snipe 1-Sep-23 6-Nov-23 8 24

Crow Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Crow 1-Sep-23 31-Oct-23 No limit No limit
Crow 15-Dec-23 31-Dec-23 No limit No limit
Crow 1-Jan-24 15-Jan-24 No limit No limit
Crow 1-Mar-24 31-Mar-24 No limit No limit

Turkey Season

Species Start Date End Date Bag Limit Possession Limit
Fall Wild Turkey 30-Sep-23 29-Oct-23 1 either sex (season limit) 1 (season limit)

Spring Firearms Season Dates (2024)

Period Start Date End Date
A 17-Apr-24 24-Apr-24
B 24-Apr-24 30-Apr-24
C 1-May-24 7-May-24
D 8-May-24 14-May-24
E 15-May-24 21-May-24
F 22-May-24 31-May-24

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