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PRE-RUT WHITETAIL ANTLERLESS-ONLY SEASON OCT. 11-12

Oct. 2, 2014Firearm deer hunters eager for firearm season can sate their hankering through special two-day opportunityPRATT – Firearm deer hunters who utilize the whitetail antlerless-only seasons to put deer meat in the freezer no longer have to wait until January. The Pre-rut White-tail Antlerless-only season is Oct. 11-12, 2014. Just like th ... Read More


KANSAS DUCK SEASON TAKES TO THE SKY

Oct. 2, 2014Duck hunting opportunities available through Jan. 25, 2015PRATT – Teal season is over for the year, but marsh madness has just begun. From Oct. 4, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015, waterfowl hunters in various parts of the state will have opportunities to pursue one of the sky’s most sought-after game birds – ducks. So brush up on your waterfow ... Read More


FALL TURKEY SEASON OPENS OCT. 1

Sept. 25, 2014Consider doing your Thanksgiving dinner shopping outdoors this seasonPRATT – The 2014 Fall Turkey Season is open Oct. 1 - Dec. 2 and Dec. 15, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2015, and for some hunters, getting their holiday bird at a grocery store remains a last resort. And since big game and turkey permits are now valid immediately after purchas ... Read More


2014 KANSAS UPLAND BIRD HUNTING FORECAST NOW AVAILABLE

Sept. 18, 20142014 Upland bird forecast shows improvements in pheasant, quail, prairie chicken populationsPRATT – A copy of the 2014 Kansas Upland Bird Forecast is now available and from the looks of things, upland bird hunters will see improved populations this fall. Although below-average harvests are expected this year, hunters should see mo ... Read More


2014 KANSAS WATERFOWL SEASON OUTLOOK

Sept. 11, 2014Hunters can expect good hunting conditions that will only improve with timePRATT – The makings for a great waterfowl season are all coming together as hunters prepare for early teal. Expertly-managed food, water, and refuge areas at public wildlife areas across the state have already drawn in thousands of the blue-winged teal, and ... Read More


ELECTRONIC DAILY HUNT PERMITS REQUIRED AT SOME WILDLIFE AREAS

August 21, 2014Free hunt permits help managers optimize opportunitiesPRATT – Beginning Sept. 1, 2014, hunters using select Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism-managed wildlife areas will be able to get their free daily hunt permits electronically. Kansas hunters are accustomed to obtaining free daily hunting permits at some public ... Read More


2014 DOVE HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES

August 21, 2014Kansas hunting license and HIP permit required to hunt dovesPRATT ­– Dove season is almost here and with more than 45 locations across the state with public dove hunting sites available, there’s no shortage of opportunities for hunters. From Sept. 1 - Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-9, hunters can hunt mourning, white-winged, Eurasian-collare ... Read More