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APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL HUNTS SEPT. 29

Sept. 18, 2014Hunters have until 9 a.m., Sept. 29 to apply for fall and winter special huntsPRATT – Outstanding hunting grounds exist throughout the state, but for the average hunter, gaining access to private land areas may be difficult. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism designed the Special Hunts Program to ensure hunters h ... 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


WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM COMMISSION SETS WATERFOWL SEASONS

August 28, 20142014 duck and goose seasons set by Wildlife, Parks and Tourism CommissionGREAT BEND – On Thursday, August 21, the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission heard 2014 duck and goose season recommendations, considered public comment and approved the following seasons.DUCKSHigh Plains Duck Zone: Oct. 11-Dec. 8, 2014 and Dec. 20 ... 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