Kansas Hunting News

Kansas Resident Deer Hunt Apps Due July 11th
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds resident hunters that 2008 Firearm Either-species/Either-sex permit applications are due July 11.
Kansas Offers Advanced Hunter Ed Course
Kansas volunteer hunter education instructors will conduct an eight-week advanced course in wingshooting beginning Thursday, June 12.
Don't Give Up on Gobblers
It's May, and many outdoorsmen and women have turned from hunting turkeys to pursuit of spawning crappie or other popular sportfish. However, the avid hunter knows that there's still time to bag a big gobbler, and late in the season may be one of the best times.
Kansas Non-Resident Deer Apps Available
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has announced that 2008 nonresident deer applications are now available online at the KDWP website.
Kansas Youth Turkey Hunt a Big Success
Ten lucky youngsters made memories to last a lifetime on April 5 at the 8th Annual Council Grove Turkey Hunt. The Munker’s Creek Limbhangers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) hosted the event.
Kansas Spring Turkey Atlas Available Online
This spring, turkey season for youth and disabled hunters will run concurrently with the archery only season, April 1-8. The regular season (all permits valid and shotguns or bows allowed) opens April 9 and runs through May 31.
Kansas DWP Legalizes Riflescopes During Early Muzzleloader Season
Congratulations are in order for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Commission. In a 4-3 vote yesterday, that Commission legalized the use of a riflescope during the early muzzleloader deer season. Scopes were already allowed during the late muzzleloader seaason.
Kansas DWP Turkey Hunting Clinic
On March 29, the Flint Hills Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education Program will conduct its 7th Annual Spring Turkey Hunting Clinic.
Kansas Spring Turkey Tags Available Now
The 2008 spring turkey season runs April 9-May 31, and hunters across the state are already making preparations. Turkey permits allow hunters to use either a shotgun or a bow, and this year, the archery-only and youth/disabled seasons run concurrently, April 1-8.
Kansas Deer Regulations to Change in 2008
After two years of discussion and work, major changes in the Kansas deer permit/management program are taking form.