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Hunting Applications

For special Nonresident Deer license applications such as a Crossbow permit, application to hunt the Severely Disabled season or other related applications, please visit our listing found on our Hunting Licenses & Laws, Special License Applications page.

+ Pheasant Hunting Season Opens October 27

What you need to know before you go:

  • A hunting license and habitat fee is required to hunt pheasants.
  • Hunters must abide by the blaze orange law.
  • A pheasant foot, full feathered wing, or fully feathered head is required to be attached to transport a pheasant.  
  • Firearms must be cased and unloaded in a motor vehicle.
  • You must have permission to hunt on private property.
  • The daily bag limit for pheasants is 3 and the possession limit is 12.
  • Season dates are from October 27, 2018 to January 10, 2019.
  • Shooting hours are from 8:00AM to 4:30PM daily during the season. 


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