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Dove Hunting Rules in Upland Booklet

Dove and forest grouse hunters will find rules for their seasons in the upland game proclamation booklet, available at license vendors as well as Fish and Game offices. Hunting seasons for mourning doves and forest grouse begin September 1. Hunters should monitor current wildlands fire situations. Restrictions on travel and use of fire may still be in place when these hunting seasons begin. Dove hunters as well as crane and early season goose hunters need a $1.50 federal harvest information validation on their hunting licenses. No special fees are charged for hunting forest grouse, which include blue, spruce, and ruffed grouse.