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Kansas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 15 – 
January 31, 2017

Kansas Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$27.50

Non-Resident License Fees:
$97.50

Special Permits:
Prairie Chicken Permit $2.50

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Kansas Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 12 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 4 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Kansas Bobwhite Quail Season

November 12 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 8 per day

Prairie Chicken

Kansas Prairie Chicken Season

East and Northwest: September 15 – October 15, 2016 and November 19 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 2 per day

*Closed in Southwest

Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

Brian Koch
Dogs on Water Break

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch
Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch