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Quail Enhancement Areas

Quail enhancement areas are located in specified wildlife management areas and feature land management activities that benefit bobwhites. QEA hunt dates for January and February 2023 will be posted in mid-December.

2022-2023 Hunting Season Information

Outside of the Wildlife Management Area System

Statewide Nov. 12 – March 5

Daily bag limit: 12

Possession limit: 24

Rifles, shotguns, pistols, muzzleloaders, air guns, crossbows and bows may be used. Quail also may be taken during archery, crossbow and muzzleloading gun seasons using the respective methods of take allowed during those seasons. 

Wildlife Management Areas 

If planning to hunt a wildlife management area (WMA), please consult the WMA regulations brochure for the area you wish to hunt as seasons, dates, and bag limits may differ from the statewide season.

Northern Bobwhite Quail