Oregon Grouse, Chukar, Pheasant, and Quail Hunting Seasons: Dates and Limits

Oregon offers a range of hunting seasons for various bird species, each with specific dates and bag limits. This comprehensive guide provides details for each season, aiding hunters in planning their trips and understanding the regulations.

Ruffed and Blue Grouse Season

  • Season Dates: September 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024.
  • Bag Limit: 3 of each species.
  • Details: This season allows the hunting of both ruffed and blue grouse, with a limit of three birds per species.

Controlled Sage-grouse Season

  • Season Dates: September 9 to September 17, 2023.
  • Bag Limit: 2 sage-grouse.
  • Details: A shorter, controlled season specifically for sage-grouse, with a bag limit of two birds.

Chukar Season

  • Season Dates: October 14, 2023, to January 31, 2024.
  • Bag Limit: 8 Chukar and Hungarian (gray) partridge.
  • Details: This season offers an extended period for hunting Chukar and Hungarian partridge, with a generous bag limit of eight birds.

Pheasant Season

  • General Rooster Pheasant Season Dates: October 14 to December 31, 2023.
  • Bag Limit: 2 rooster pheasants.
  • Western Oregon Fee Pheasant Hunts: Specific dates vary for different wildlife areas, offering additional opportunities for pheasant hunting in designated regions.

Quail Season

  • California and Mountain Quail Season Dates: September 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024.
  • Eastern Oregon Quail Season Dates: October 14, 2023, to January 31, 2024.
  • Bag Limit: 10 quails (with a maximum of 2 mountain quail in Eastern Oregon).
  • Details: These seasons provide ample time for hunting California and mountain quail, with a uniform bag limit but differing dates for Eastern Oregon.

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