A hard winter, persistent drought and habitat loss have put North Dakota pheasant counts down substantially. But select areas still have birds to hunt.
Iowa's pheasant counts are looking stable to solid, and it should be a good year for Hawkeye state rooster hunting.
South Dakota's pheasant counts have dropped. But there are still roosters for those willing to scout, and hunt, hard.
A region-by-region look at Big Sky's ringneck prospects. Drought has bird numbers down, but mobile, hard-working hunters shoud be able to score.
Colorado pheasants are doing well. Hunting should be good this fall. Here's the scoop: It's the habitat.
Idaho offers abundant upland opportunity including good pheasant counts this fall ... and plenty of places to hunt.
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