Friday, December 18, 2020

Colorado 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season

2020-21 COLORADO PHEASANT HUNTING SEASON DATES
SEASON 1: Nov. 14–Jan. 31, 2021
AREA: East of I-25
SEASON 2: Nov. 14–Jan. 3, 2021
AREA: West of I-25
For more information, please see the
Colorado Small Game & Waterfowl Brochure.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

AZ 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS License Required For hunters under age 10, you must either have a valid hunting or combination license or be accompanied by an adult who possesses a valid hunting or combination license. For hunters 10 years and older, any valid hunting or combination license (See table on page 9 for Resident and Non-resident license fees). To hunt in a Falconry-Only season, a Sport Falconry License is required as prescribed in R12-4-422 or R12-4-407. Legal Methods of Take Limited Weapon-Shotgun Shooting Shot Hunt: Shotgun shooting shot, crossbow, and bow and arrow, pneumatic weapons or falconry as prescribed in R12-4-304 and R12-4-318. Archery-Only Hunt: Bow and arrow as prescribed in R12-4-304 and R12- 4-318, or crossbow if you possess a crossbow permit as prescribed in R12-4-216. Falconry-Only Hunt: Falconry as defined in R12-4-101 and as prescribed in R12-4-318. Bag Limit Two (2) rooster pheasants per day. Possession Limit Six (6) rooster pheasants of which no more than two (2) may be taken in any one day. Falconry-Only Possession Limit Six (6) pheasants of which no more than two (2) may be taken in any one day. NOTES CAN BE FOUND ON PAGES 74-75. Pheasant: Commission Order 15 LIMITED WEAPON-SHOTGUN SHOOTING SHOT PHEASANT Open Areas do not include areas within municipal parks, municipal preserves, county parks, county preserves, airports, golf courses, or posted water treatment facilities (except as specifically opened in this Commission Order) or areas closed to hunting under A.R.S. Sections 17-303 and 17-304 or Commission Rules R12-4-321, R12-4-801, R12-4-802 and R12-4-803. Season Dates Notes Open Areas Legal Wildlife Sep 1 - Sep 15, 2020 (9) 40B Any rooster pheasant ARCHERY-ONLY PHEASANT Open Areas do not include areas within municipal parks, municipal preserves, county parks, county preserves, airports, golf courses, or posted water treatment facilities (except as specifically opened in this Commission Order) or areas closed to hunting under A.R.S. Sections 17-303 and 17-304 or Commission Rules R12-4-321, R12-4-801, R12-4-802 and R12-4-803. Season Dates Notes Open Areas Legal Wildlife Oct 16, 2020 - Feb 7, 2021 (6) Open areas Statewide (excluding National Wildlife Refuges) Any pheasant FALCONRY-ONLY PHEASANT Open Areas include areas closed to hunting by R12-4-321 but do not include areas closed to hunting under A.R.S. Sections 17-303 and 17-304 or Commission Rules R12-4-801, R12-4-802, and R12-4-803. Season Dates Notes Open Areas Legal Wildlife

 Visit the AZ Game and Fish Website for current information

Go to page 68 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

SD 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season Dates and Information

 

Pheasant Season -Youth Only Season Dates
Start: Sep 26, 2020
End: Oct 4, 2020

Pheasant Season - Resident Only Season Dates
Start: Oct 10, 2020
End: Oct 12, 2020

Pheasant Season - TraditionalSeason Dates
Start: Oct 17, 2020
End: Jan 3, 2021
  

GFP Commission Extends Pheasant Hunting Season, Keeps Bag Limits at 3 and Allows Unrestricted Harvest on Shooting Preserves

September 4, 2020

PIERRE, S.D. - For the first time in the history of South Dakota pheasant hunting, pheasant hunters will be able to begin hunting pheasants at 10 a.m. CT (9 a.m. MT) for the entire pheasant season, including the resident-only season, which begins this year on Saturday, October 10.


Hunters will also have the opportunity to hunt ringnecks for a couple of extra weeks as the Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission extended the season to January 31, 2021. 

Daily Limit:

3 rooster pheasants

Possession Limit:

15 rooster pheasants, taken according to the daily limit. The limit accrues at the rate of 3 birds a day, and 15 birds may not be possessed until after the fifth day of hunting.

Open Area:

All of South Dakota except the following: Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Brown County is open Dec. 10, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020. Renziehausen Game Production Area and Game Bird Refuge in Brown and Marshall Counties, Gerken Game Bird Refuge in Faulk County and White Lake Game Bird Refuge in Marshall County are open Dec. 1, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020.

Shooting Hours:

Noon Central Time for the first 7 days of the season; 10 a.m. Central Time, to sunset the rest of the season. Central Time is used for opening shooting hours statewide.

License Requirements:

Residents: Small Game License, any Combination License, Youth Small Game License or 1-Day Small Game License Nonresidents: Nonresident Small Game License or Nonresident Youth Small Game License (each valid for two 5-day hunting periods; start dates must be identified before license issued). Multiple licenses may be purchased to hunt more than the two 5-day periods allowed by one license.

Make sure to check with the official state DNR / Game / Hunting authorities to confirm that no changes to the seasons have taken place.

MT 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season Dates and Information

 

2020 Pheasant Season Dates

 

Start Date

End Date

Date Setting Process

General

October 10

January 1

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Youth

September 26


 September 27

 




















Ring-necked Pheasant

Pheasants may be taken with a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge; a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow. All other means of taking are prohibited.

Sep 26 - Sep 27 Youth Only

Bag Limit: 3 cock pheasants daily. Possession limit is three times the daily bag limit.

Legally licensed youth ages 15 and under when accompanied by a nonhunting adult at least 18 years of age. Mentors for Apprentice Hunters must be at least 21 years of age. Transporting Pheasants: It is unlawful to possess or transport within the state any pheasant unless one leg and foot are left naturally attached for evidence of sex. They shall remain attached until they arrive at the permanent residence of the possessor.

Oct 10 - Jan 01

Bag Limit: 3 cock pheasants daily. Possession limit is three times the daily bag limit.













        


Make sure to check with the official state DNR / Game / Hunting authorities to confirm that no changes to the seasons have taken place.

VA 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season Dates and Information

Quail & Pheasant

Season Dates

November 7 through January 31

Quail is closed on all public lands west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Bag Limits

Quail: six per day.

Pheasant: no daily or seasonal bag limit.

Make sure to check with the official state DNR / Game / Hunting authorities to confirm that no changes to the seasons have taken place. 

NE 2020 Pheasant Hunting Season Dates and Information

Pheasant, quail, and partridge
Oct. 31, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021

Prairie Grouse
Sept. 1, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021
*special permit required east of U.S. 81

Youth pheasant, quail and partridge
Oct. 24 – 25, 2020

Make sure to check with the official state DNR / Game / Hunting authorities to confirm that no changes to the seasons have taken place.