Kansas Hunting News

Kansas Offers Commission Big Game Permits
Applications are now available for conservation organizations interested in applying for Commission Big Game Permits. Information and applications are available online at the KDWP website. Applications must be submitted no later than Jan. 5, 2007.
Kansas QU Chapter Holds Memorial Youth Hunt
The Brown County Chapter of Quail Unlimited (QU) will hold its first annual Stan Boos Memorial Youth Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 28.
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks Wins Lawsuit
On Sept. 12, U.S. Senior District Judge Wesley E. Brown, Wichita, issued a summary judgment order in favor of defendant Mike Hayden, in his official capacity as secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.
Kansas Cedar Bluff Whitetail Management
The decline of Cedar Bluff Reservoir for the last five years has prompted an increase of approximately 2,900 acres of prime deer habitat in the lake bottom, increasing the white-tailed deer population by an estimated 45 percent in the last three years.
Kansas Muzzleloader, Youth & Disabled Deer Seasons
Two deer seasons open in September: the muzzleloader season, which runs Sept. 9-22, and the youth/disabled season, which runs Sept. 23-24.
Kansas Walk-In Hunting Atlas Online
2006 Kansas Hunting and Furharvesting Regulations Summary also coming soon. Kansas hunters eagerly awaiting the Sept. 1 opening of the 2006 dove hunting season don’t have to wait to start making plans.
Non-resident Kansas Deer Permits Left Over
Left over deer permits go on sale Aug. 1. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that 2,285 nonresident were not taken in the May nonresident application period.
New Rules Affect 2006 Hunting Seasons
Big game, upland birds affected; crane ID test required; Department of Animal Health bans hog hunting. Several new regulations and statutes will affect the 2006 Kansas hunting seasons.
Special Hunts Applications Online
Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers a number of special hunts on KDWP land. Hunters looking for a high-quality hunting experience are encouraged to apply for these special hunts.
Wingshooting Clinics Available
A basic wingshooting clinic can be a great youth program for any sportsmen's group, organization, or local gun club. It's also an effective way to recruit people into the shooting sports and hunting.