Upland Bird Hunting Seasons in New Jersey

Quail Season

  • Stocked Bobwhite Quail

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Jan. 31, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 4 (Season closed Dec 4–9 & 13, 2023)
  • Wild Bobwhite Quail and Ruffed Grouse

    • Statewide: Closed
  • Semi-Wild Preserves Quail

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Mar. 15, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit
  • Commercial Shooting Preserves Quail

    • Start: Sept. 1, 2023 | End: May 1, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit

Pheasant Season

  • Regular Pheasant

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Feb. 19, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 2 (Season closed Dec 4–9 & 13, 2023)
  • Youth Pheasant Days

    • Start: Nov. 6, 2023 | End: Nov. 10, 2023
    • Bag Limit: 2
  • Youth Upland Bird Day (Pheasant)

    • Date: Nov. 4, 2023
    • Bag Limit: 2
  • Semi-Wild Preserves Pheasant

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Mar. 15, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit
  • Commercial Shooting Preserves Pheasant

    • Start: Sept. 1, 2023 | End: May 1, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit

Partridge Season

  • Chukar and Hungarian Partridge

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Feb. 19, 2024
    • Bag Limit: 7 (Season closed Dec 4–9 & 13, 2023)
  • Semi-Wild Preserves Partridge

    • Start: Nov. 11, 2023 | End: Mar. 15, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit
  • Commercial Shooting Preserves Partridge

    • Start: Sept. 1, 2023 | End: May 1, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit

Crow Season

  • Hunting Days: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays only
    • First Phase: Aug. 14, 2023 – Dec. 2, 2023
    • Second Phase: Dec. 11, 2023 – Mar. 16, 2024
    • Bag Limit: No limit

For detailed regulations and guidelines, always refer to the official New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife resources before planning a hunt.

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