Kansas Hunting News

Holiday Hunting Available in Kansas
The Christmas and New Year holiday season is almost here, and for most people that means time off from work to spend with family and friends.
Kansas Reminds Hunters Rabbits are Overlooked
Winter is just around the corner, and while many hunters pursue upland game birds, waterfowl, and deer this time of year, rabbits are an overlooked resource.
Kansas Youth Hunts in Dec and Jan
Westar Energy and its volunteer Green Team will offer first-time youth deer hunters a guided opportunity at Jeffrey Energy Center near St. Mary's during this year's firearms deer seasons, Dec. 3-14 and Jan. 1-4.
Kansas Turkey Hunting Season Now Open
Fall turkey hunting is becoming increasingly popular. The season is long - running Oct. 1-Dec. 2, Dec. 15-31, and Jan. 5-31, 2009.
North Dakota Restricts Transport of Game Meat
The 2008 proclamation establishing guidelines for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into North Dakota is now in effect as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease into the state.
Kansas Hunter Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter
Last December, 18-year-old Beau Arndt, Americus, was shot and killed in a layout blind among a large spread of goose decoys.
Kansas Youth/Disabled Hunt Slots Available
The Riley County Fish and Game Association, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP), and the Tuttle Creek Lake Corps of Engineers are seeking participants for the 6th Annual Tuttle Creek Youth/Disabled Deer Hunt, which will be held Sept. 13-14.
Kansas DWP Posts Resident Big Game Permit Results
Kansas residents who applied for Elk, Antelope, or Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permits may now view the results at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) website.
Kansas DWP Waiting for Genetic Tests on Mtn. Lion
In March, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) obtained the pelt of a mountain lion that reportedly had been killed in Barber County in November of 2007.
Kansas DWP Bowhunter Education Field Day
In preparation for the 2008 archery deer season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Hunter Education section is offering Advanced Hunter Education -- Bowhunter Education Field Day events.