New York Game Bird Hunting Seasons for 2023-2024

Ruffed Grouse Season

North Zone

  • Dates: September 20, 2023 - February 29, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 4 per day

South Zone

  • Dates: October 1, 2023 - February 29, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 4 per day

Pheasant Season

Regular Season

  • Dates and Bag Limits:
    • October 21, 2023 - December 31, 2023: Bag limit of 2
    • October 21, 2023 - February 1, 2024: Bag limit of 2
    • October 1, 2023 - February 1, 2024: Bag limit of 2
    • November 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023: Bag limit of 4
    • November 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023: Bag limit of 4

Youth Hunt Season

  • Dates and Bag Limits:
    • October 14, 2023 - October 15, 2023: Bag limit of 2
    • October 14, 2023 - October 15, 2023: Bag limit of 2
    • September 23, 2023 - September 24, 2023: Bag limit of 2
    • October 28, 2023 - October 29, 2023: Bag limit of 4, Possession Limit of 30
    • October 28, 2023 - October 29, 2023: Bag limit of 4, Possession Limit of 30

Quail Season

Bobwhite Quail (Early)

  • Dates: October 1, 2023 - February 29, 2024
  • Bag Limit: 4 per day
  • Areas: Orange and Putnam Counties

Bobwhite Quail (Late)

  • Dates: November 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023
  • Bag Limit: 6 per day
  • Areas: Nassau and Suffolk Counties

These game bird hunting seasons offer diverse opportunities for hunters in New York State. The specific dates, bag limits, and zones are designed to manage the game bird populations sustainably and provide a fulfilling hunting experience. Hunters are encouraged to adhere to these dates and limits for a responsible and legal hunting season.

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