Oregon offers some of the best upland game bird hunting in the West. The state’s diverse habitats support nine species of upland game birds— pheasants, chukar, Hungarian partridge, valley (California) quail, mountain quail, ruffed grouse, blue grouse, sage-grouse and wild turkey. There are upland hunting opportunities in every corner of the state, and one upland bird season or another is open continuously from September 1 through January 31. Throw in a six-week spring turkey season and you can hunt upland game birds in Oregon for more than half of the year! Also, since many of the species share similar habitat
Whether it’s spending more time outdoors or harvesting food for the freezer, there are lots reasons to become a hunter. Here’s how to get from thinking about it to doing it.
If there’s not a photo, it didn’t happen Submit your viewing photo to ODFW and we might use it here or elsewhere on MyODFW.com. Coos and Curry counties Coquille Valley Wildlife Area (CVWA) Coquille Valley Wildlife Area (CVWA) in Coos County is open to public access. Permits for access are required and are available, free of charge, at the kiosk located in the parking lot along North Bank Road. You must access to CVWA through this point. Please fill out the upper half (“A” half) of the permit and deposit it in the slot located on the post of the
If there’s not a photo, it didn’t happen Submit your hunting photo to ODFW and we might use it here or elsewhere on MyODFW.com. Reports are updated the first week of each month. Sign up for email notification. Current seasons Eurasian collared doves Opening Sept. 1: ruffed and blue grouse, quail (mountain and CA), mourning dove Announcements Western Oregon Fee Pheasant Hunts These hunts offer new hunters a chance to hone their skills in a hunt that’s close to home and offers a good chance of bagging some birds. Sound good? Get more details here. Mourning dove season opens Sept