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Ring-Necked Pheasant

Scientific Name: Phasianus colchicus 
Seasons and Bag Limits: 2020-21, Digest, Small Game Section

Ring-necked Pheasant Wildlife Note 


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 in 2020. Each data point includes the number of pheasants and pheasant releases for 2019, and potential hunting habitat.

Ring-Necked Pheasant stocking map

Pheasant Allocation by list or by interactive map
Central Susquehanna Wild Pheasant Recovery Area Youth Hunt
Junior Pheasant Hunt Program
Junior Pheasant Hunt Stocking Locations (PDF)
Junior Pheasant Hunt Planning Guide (PDF)


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)

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Ring-Necked Pheasant