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Antelope and Elk Permits

 
2014 Antelope

NEW REDUCED FEE FOR YOUTH (15 and younger)

2014 Antelope Application Deadline:

 Firearms & Muzzleloader: June 13, 2014

 Archery: Oct. 30, 2014

  • 2014 Antelope Season Dates:
    • Firearms Season:  Oct. 3 - Oct. 6, 2014
    • Archery Season:  Sept. 20 - Sept. 28 and Oct. 11 - Oct. 31, 2014
    • Muzzleloader Season:  Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, 2014
    • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

There will be no paper applications or mail in forms for 2014. All applications will need to be submitted thru the online application process.

 Applicants must apply online from May 13 thru June 13, 2014 or by phone 620-672-0728.

All fees listed below have an internet convenience fee added. 

ANTELOPE APPLICATION FEES:

General Resident Application: $49.71

Landowner/Tenant Application: $29.21

Resident Youth Application ( age 15 and under)

Preference Point only: $7.69

Preference Point- A preference point will be given to those applicants who are unsuccessful in the Resident Draw. If you do not want to apply for a permit and want to purchase a preference point only, select preference point only online for $7.69 from May 13 thru June 13, 2014. Only one preference point may be obtained per year.

 FIREARMS & MUZZLELOADER
Western portion of the state have a limited competitive draw for firearm & muzzleloader permits. These permits have a unit number printed on it and you are required to hunt within that geographic area. Be sure to consult the maps before hunting. Pratt Operations Office

ARCHERY

Open Archery antelope permits have been available to residents since 1990. Recent annual sales have averaged about 115 resident archery permits, and with a 10 to 12 percent success rate among archery hunters, harvest impact on the pronghorn population by archery hunters has been minimal. Archery permits may be purchased online or at any licensed agent from Aug. 1 through Oct. 30, 2014.

Archery Antelope   (general resident) $42.50

Archery Antelope   (landowner/tenant) $22.50

Archery Antelope      (resident youth 15 and younger)

Archery Antelope   (nonresident) $202.50

Archery Antelope     (nonresident youth 15 and younger)

 

2013 Antelope Regulation Summary

2013 Antelope Draw Stats

 
2014 ELK
2014 ELK DRAW Application Deadline: July 11, 2014

There will be no paper applications or mail in forms for 2014. All applications will need to be submitted thru the online application process.

Applicants must apply online from June 11 thru July 11, 2014 or apply by phone 620-672-0728. Fee to apply for an elk permit or purchase a bonus point is $7.69.

Military permits are only available for active duty military personnel stationed at Fort Riley. All other eligible persons must apply for general permits.

For the limited draw elk permits, each applicant shall have an additional opportunity in the draw for each bonus point earned. Bonus points are awarded as follows:

One (1) bonus point shall be awarded for each year the applicant is unsuccessful in obtaining a draw permit for the taking of an elk. If the applicant does not want to apply for a permit, they may purchase a bonus point during the application period.

When an applicant obtains an elk permit thru the draw, or if the applicant fails to make at least one application or purchase one bonus point within five consecutive years, all earned bonus points will be lost. Applicant cannot apply for a permit and purchase a bonus point in the same year.

 Permit fees will be collected from successful applicants only.

Elk - Firearms (Any Elk)

  • General Resident: $252.50
  • Landowner/Tenant: $127.50
  • Resident Youth (15 and younger): $127.50

Elk (antlerless)

  • General resident: $102.50
  • Landowner/Tenant: $52.50
  • Resident Youth (15 and younger): $52.50

  

Units open for elk hunting were expanded in 2006 Commission Meeting to statewide use, except that UNIT 1 in Morton County is closed to elk hunting.

 Elk hunting on and around Fort Riley was initiated in 1990. Most of the hunting opportunity occurs on the military base, but unlimited hunt-own-land permits have been allocated off the base since 1999, and additional units were opened to hunting in 2003.

An unlimited number of resident and landowner/tenant Either-sex Elk permits or Antlerless-only Elk permits authorized for Unit 3 are available online and over-the-counter July 30 through March 14, 2015.

Unlimited Hunt-own-land Either-sex Elk permits or Antlerless-only Elk permits authorized for Units 2 and 3 are available online and over-the counter through March 14, 2015. Hunt own land permits are valid during any season with equipment authorized for that season.

2014 ELK SEASON DATES

 2014  Season dates OUTSIDE FORT RILEY

  • Muzzleloader Season: Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2014
  • Archery Season: Sept. 15 - Dec. 31, 2014
  • Firearms Season: Dec. 3 - Dec. 14, 2014 and Jan. 1 - Mar.15, 2015

 2014 Season dates ON FORT RILEY

  • Muzzleloader and Archery Season: Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2014
  • Firearms Season for Holders of Any-Elk Permits: Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014
  • Firearms Antlerless First Segment: Oct. 1- Oct. 31, 2014
  • Firearms Antlerless Second Segment: Nov. 1 - Nov. 30, 2014
  • Firearms Antlerless Third Segment: Dec. 1 - Dec. 31, 2014

   2013 Elk Regulation Summary