Residents & Nonresidents: An appropriate hunting license (see Licenses & Permits) or proof of exemption. However, a 5-day nonresident hunting license is not valid for quail hunting.
Seasons on public lands may vary from statewide seasons. Consult Special Regulations: Public Fishing & Hunting Areas.
Dates & Open Areas
Nov. 12, 2016 – Feb. 15, 2017; statewide.
10 daily, 20 in possession after the first day.
Official sunrise to official sunset.
Legal Means of Taking
Shotgun (conventional or muzzleloading), archery equipment, legal raptors and as otherwise provided under General Hunting Regulations.
At no time may any quail or covey be shot while resting on the ground, commonly called “pot shooting.”
For hunter orange requirements, see E-Check, Deer Processors & Hunter Orange.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.