Kansas Hunting News

Kansas Walk-in Hunting Access Enrollment
Deadline is July 1 for landowner enrollment in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' Walk-in Hunting Access Program.
Kansas 2007 Antelope Applications in the Mail
Application deadline is June 8 for firearms and muzzleloader antelope permits.
Kansas Now Has Hunter Apprentice License
Kansas has passed a law that will create an apprentice hunting license for older youth and adults. On April 18, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed SB 192, a revision of Kansas hunter education requirement that will allow the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) to establish an apprentice hunting license.
Kansas WPC Approves 2007 Seasons
The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved 2007 hunting seasons for deer, antelope, and elk at its April 19 public hearing in Dodge City.
Kansas WPC Meeting April 19
The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing in Dodge City Thursday, April 19. The meeting will be at the Silver Spur Convention Center, 1510 W. Wyatt Earp Boulevard.
Kansas Turkey Seasons Open
In 2007, Kansas turkey hunters will enjoy the longest spring turkey season ever. With the addition of an archery-only season, April 1-10, Kansas hunters will be able to hunt for two full months.
Kansas Hunting Accidents Down From Previous Year
The number of reported hunting accidents in Kansas dropped to 17 in 2006, down from 20 reported in 2005, according to a Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Hunter Education Program report. None of the accidents were fatal.
Kansas Extended Deer Season Runs Through Jan 7
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a firearms extended whitetail antlerless deer season Jan. 1-7, 2007.
Kansas Firearm Deer Season Now Open
The 2006 Kansas firearms deer season runs Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Sunday, Dec. 10, and to borrow a line from an old commercial, "We've come a long way, baby!" Just more than 40 years ago, Kansans went afield for the first modern deer season, and since then, the state has seen many positive changes.
Kansas Has 1100 Nonresident Deer Permits Leftover
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that about 1,100 nonresident deer permits are still available in several deer management units.