Current firearms hunting license or Small Game and Archery Deer Permit required. Tags are no longer required. When purchased, authorization for pheasant hunting will be printed on your license.
Connecticut Migratory Bird Hunting Authorization
Junior hunters ages 12-15 exempt. The actual state stamp no longer needs to be signed or carried while hunting. If you want a copy of the actual stamp mailed to you, answer “yes” to the prompt when selecting the stamp for purchase. Physical stamps can also be purchased by mailing a request with the enclosed fee to DEEP Licensing & Revenue, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106.
Connecticut HIP Permit
Federal Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp
Available at most Post Offices. Also available by telephone and online. Go to www.fws.gov/duckstamps for more information. Stamp must be signed in ink across its face. Junior hunters ages 12–15 exempt.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.