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Small game hunting

Game birds Type of license(s) required
Pheasant Small game hunting license and Pheasant Stamp
Ruffed Grouse Small game hunting license
Sharp-tailed Grouse Small game hunting license and must apply for a permit
Hungarian Partridge Small game hunting license
Bobwhite Quail Small game hunting license
Crow Small game hunting license
Migratory game birds Type of license(s) required
Mourning Dove Small game hunting license and HIP Certification
Snipe Small game hunting license and HIP Certification
Sora and Virginia Rails Small game hunting license and HIP Certification
Woodcock Small game hunting license and HIP Certification
Small game and furbearers Type of license(s) required
Squirrels - Gray & Fox Small game hunting license
Cottontail Rabbit Small game hunting license
Snowshoe Hare Small game hunting license
Fox - red and gray Residents required to have a small game hunting license and non-Residents required to have a furbearer license
Coyotes Residents required to have a small game hunting license and non-Residents required to have a furbearer license
Raccoons Residents required to have a small game hunting license and non-Residents required to have a furbearer license
Bobcat Residents required to have a small game hunting license and non-Residents required to have a furbearer license and also successfully receive a permit by application
Opossum Small game hunting license
Skunk Small game hunting license
Weasel Small game hunting license
Contact information
For information on small game hunting, contact:
Krista McGinley
Assistant upland ecologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management
608-261-8458
Last revised: Friday March 15 2013