Game Bird Hunting

Licensing Info

Game bird seasons in Oregon run from July 1 to June 30, which means you'll need to purchase new upland and waterfowl validations before you hunt again in the fall. If you have questions, please call ODFW licensing staff at 503-947-6101.

2018-19 Game Bird License, Tag, and Permit Fees

Annual Licenses

Hunting

Resident $33.50
Nonresident $167.00

Combination Angling and Hunting

Resident $69.00
Nonresident N/A

Sports Pac

includes fishing, shellfish and hunting license; combine angling tag; spring turkey, cougar,
general or controlled bear tag, elk and deer tags; upland bird and waterfowl validations

Resident $188.50
Resident with Columbia River Basin Endorsement $198.25
Nonresident N/A

Landowner (valid only for game birds on their own property)

Resident FREE
Nonresident N/A

3-Day License

 for game birds and crows (for hunters 18 and older)
valid for most species with a nonresident game bird validation

Resident N/A
Nonresident $31.50

Permits and Validations

Migratory Game Bird HIP Validation

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident FREE

Upland Game Bird Validation

for resident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $9.00
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019: $9.50
Nonresident N/A

Waterfowl Validation

for resident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $12.50
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019: Resident $13.00
Nonresident N/A

Nonresident Game Bird Validation

for nonresident hunters 18 and older
valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: $41.50
valid July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019:  $43.00

Band-tailed Pigeon Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Sage-Grouse Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Brant Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Sea Duck Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Northwest OR Goose Permit

Resident/Nonresident $2.00

Tags

Turkey (Spring or Fall)

Resident $25.50
Nonresident $87.50

Western Oregon Fee Pheasant

Resident/Nonresident $17.00

Youth Licenses

Youth License ages 12-17

includes angling, hunting, shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement
Resident/Nonresident $10.00

Youth Sports Pac

includes fishing, shellfish and hunting license; combine angling tag; spring turkey, cougar,
general or controlled bear tag, elk and deer tags; upland bird and waterfowl validations

Resident $55.00
Nonresident N/A

Youth Game Bird Hunting License

ages 11 and younger
Resident/Nonresident FREE

Youth Validations and Tags

Youth Upland Game Bird Validation ages 12-17

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident $4.00

Youth Waterfowl Validation ages 12-17

valid July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Resident/Nonresident $4.00

Youth Turkey (Spring or Fall)

Resident/Nonresident $10.50

Disabled Veteran and Uniformed Service Member Licenses and Tags

Uniformed Services Hunting

Resident $17.00
Nonresident $33.50

Disabled Veteran Combination Angling and Hunting**

 includes Columbia River Basin Endorsement
Resident FREE
Nonresident N/A
Resident Disabled Veteran License Application

Uniformed Services Turkey Tag

Resident/Nonresident $25.50

Resident Senior and Pioneer Licenses

Senior Hunting

age 70 and 5 years Oregon residency
Resident $21.50
Nonresident N/A

Senior Combination Angling and Hunting

 age 70 and 5 years Oregon residency
Resident $44.50
Nonresident N/A

Pioneer Combination

age 65 and 50 years Oregon residency;
includes fishing and hunting licenses, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement 

Resident $6.00
Nonresident N/A
Pioneer License Application 

Other Permits and Applications

Duplicate license, tag, permit

$2.00

Wildlife Area Parking Permit

Daily $10.00
Annual $30.00

Controlled Hunt Application - Game Birds

$4.00

Wildlife Area Reservation Daily Hunt Permits

$2.00

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit - Nonmotorized Boats

Resident/Nonresident$7.00

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit - Motorized Boats

Resident N/A
Nonresident $22.00

Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit**

Resident/Nonresident FREE
Oregon Disabilities Hunting and Fishing Permit

*Applicable validations, permits, and tags are required along with this hunting license.
** Applicable licenses and tags are still required.

Additional Resources

Check the waterfowl harvest statistics for several popular wildlife areas.

Finding a place to hunt can be a challenge -- even in a state that's 50 percent public land. This map will help you find access for your next hunt.

Check preference points, application results and report hunts.