6234.0400 TAKING PHEASANTS.
Only cock (male) pheasants may be taken by firearm or bow and arrow from the Saturday on or nearest October 13 to January 1, except when January 1 is a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, the season closes the following Sunday. Shooting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to sunset each day.
From the first day of the pheasant season until November 30, a person may not take more than two cock pheasants per day or possess more than six cock pheasants at a time. From December 1 until the last day of the pheasant season, a person may not take more than three cock pheasants per day or possess more than nine cock pheasants at a time.
A person may not take pheasants with a rifle or handgun other than a .22 caliber rimfire using short, long, or long rifle ammunition.