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Ring-Necked Pheasant

Scientific Name: Phasianus colchicus 
Seasons and Bag Limits: 2021-22 Hunting & Trapping Digest, Small Game Section

Ring-necked Pheasant Wildlife Note 


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BUY your Pheasant Permit

Online (Pheasant Permit can be printed)
In person at an Issuing Agent, and walk out the door with your license.

Explore this interactive map including most lands scheduled for pheasant stocking. Each data point includes a number of pheasants and pheasant releases. Data is updated each fall as the season approaches.

Ring-Necked Pheasant stocking map

Pheasant Allocations by list or interactive map

Central Susquehanna Wild Pheasant Recovery Area Youth Hunt

Junior Pheasant Hunt Program


Pennsylvania Pheasant History
Ring-Necked Pheasant Management Plan (PDF)
Pheasant Harvest Rates - 2017 (PDF)
Wild Pheasant Recovery Areas
Pheasant Management Program
Pheasant Propagation Program - Through the Year VIDEO
Preliminary Results - Hunter Survey of Pheasant Management in Pennsylvania - PowerPoint Slide Show (PPT)
Final Report - Hunter Survey on Pheasant Management in Pennsylvania (PDF) Game Farms - A Continuing History, Aug. 2021 by Bob D'Angelo

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