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Kansas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 15 – 
January 31, 2018

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 11 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 4 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Kansas Bobwhite Quail Season

November 11 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 8 per day

Prairie Chicken

Kansas Prairie Chicken Season

East and Northwest: September 15 – October 15, 2017 and November 18 – January 31, 2018

Limits: 2 per day

*Closed in Southwest

Alaska Mountains

The Alaska Standoff

Alaska and I are at odds. I’m here to take her birds. She’s not giving them up easily. I’m to earn them one vertical foot at a time until she has determined that sufficient  toll has been collected. She’s happy to show amazing places, jaw-dropping beauty, an abundance of nature viewing unrivaled anywhere else in … Read more

Brian Koch
New Mexico Sunset

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … Read more

Brian Koch