November 1 to December 15, excluding Sundays, in the counties of Annapolis, Kings and Hants.
October 1 to December 15, excluding Sundays, in all other counties of the province.
Bag Limit Two (2) male ring-necked pheasants per day, with a possession limit after the first day of four (4) birds at any time.
Persons transporting a ring-necked pheasant must leave at least one fully feathered wing and the tail attached to the bird. This does not apply to legally tagged pheasants taken from a licenced Pheasant Shooting Preserve.
A Small Game Hunting Licence is required to hunt ring-necked pheasants.
August 1 to March 31, excluding Sundays
No Bag Limit
A base licence is required to shoot pheasants or quail on a licenced pheasant shooting preserve. A Small Game Hunting Licence is required to shoot other small game on a preserve. No person is to remove a pheasant from a preserve unless the game bird(s) are identified with a band or tag bearing the licence number of the pheasant shooting preserve operator.
November 1 to the last day of February,excluding Sundays.
A Small Game Licence is not required except by non-residents. However, a Wildlife Habitat Stamp is required by all persons hunting and/or snaring rabbits. The use of dogs to hunt snowshoe hare is prohibited from November 1 to November 15 inclusive.
November 1 to the last day of February, including Sundays