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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

Dad with Rooster

Making Kansas Memories

Opening day in Kansas occupies a sacred  place for me since this is the territory  where my upland obsession really took hold years ago. The bulk of the state has a dismal bird forecast like much of the rest of the Midwest this year. There are some bright spots which have been deemed the north … 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
Lab with Ptarmigan

Whitetailed Demons

Something is wrong with me. Any other sane bird hunter would have packed up and moved to the interior where the bird numbers and density are greater. But I’m entrenched in the Kenai and I can’t get away from it. I’ve shot a Whitetailed Ptarmigan already. I’ve seen where they live. I know their confounding … Read more

Brian Koch