Arizona Dove

September in Arizona means cleaning the guns and honing in on your shooting. 15 bird limits and impressive flights.

Arizona Dove Hunting Guide, Bird Hunting Dogs, Dove Hunting Arizona

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Age Rules

18 and older: With a valid Arizona Hunting License and Migratory Bird Stamp
17 and under: Youth Combination License is all that is required

10 and older: Hunting License and Arizona Migratory Bird Stamp are required
 

Limits

Bag: 15 doves a day (mourning and white-winged doves combined)
White-winged doves: No more than 10 per day 
45-bird possession limit after opening day
Eurasian collared doves: no bag or possession limit

 

Firearms

Shotguns of any gauge and style are perfect for dove hunting

Shot sizes from No. 7 ½, 8s or 9s work well and are not overly tough on the wings

 

Clothing

Standing still is more important to break up your silhouette, camouflage gear will not be necessary

Hunter orange is not required, however always recommended to help other hunters see you in the early hours

 

Necessities

Ear and eye protection, water, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, bags and cooler to store your harvest.