Forest Grouse General Any Weapon Season

Hunt Area Statewide
Unlimited Tags

8/15/2018 - 3/15/2019

Species
Spruce Grouse (Falcipennis canadensis)
Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus)
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)
Either-sex Forest Grouse
Either sex may be taken.
Falconry
Falcons may be used.

Restrictions

Season open from Aug. 15 to the opening of the firearms season and from the close of firearms season though March 15.

During the firearms season all counties or parts of counties which have a firearms season are open to hunting by falconry and firearm bag and possession limits apply.

Daily bag limit 3 of any kind of grouse, quail, chukar, partridge or pheasant and shall not include more than 1 pheasant (male or female), 1 sage grouse, or 1 sharp-tailed grouse, except during firearm seasons when those seasons' limits apply.

Possession limit 9 of any kind and shall not include more than 3 pheasant (male or female), 3 sage grouse or 3 sharp-tailed grouse, except during firearm seasons when those seasons' limits apply.

Map

Hunt Area Statewide
Entire State Open. Area Size: 53,466,775 acres
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Statistics

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* 2017 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* 2016 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Falconry Permit* (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* 2017 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)
  • Falconry Permit* 2016 (Valid for 3 years from purchase year)

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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