Kansas Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Kansas Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Open prairies and rivers attract a lot of deer in Kansas. To avoid overpopulation of the deer the state has allowed only one antlered deer each year. Some other popular big game hunting options include elks and antelopes.

The state also has two subspecies of turkey for hunting including Eastern and Rio Grande Turkey, making it a great turkey hunting destination. The mixed grassland prairies are a perfect habitat for the original American upland game bird: the prairie chicken.

Kansas is also listed among the top three pheasants and bobwhite quail states all around the US.

Kansas Bowhunting Season

Bowhunting Category Months
Deer (Archery) Sept. 13-Dec. 31
Pre-Rut Antlerless Deer Oct. 9-11
Elk (General Season) Aug. 1-March 15**
Antelope (Archery) Sept. 18-26 and Oct. 9-31
Turkey (Fall General Season) Oct. 1-Nov. 10
Turkey (Spring Archery Season) Apr. 4-12
Turkey (Spring General Season) Apr. 13-May 31
Turkey (Spring Youth/Disabled Season) Apr. 1-13

License Fee In Kansas

Category License Type Fee
Hunting Resident $27.50
Multi-Year Youth Combination Hunt & Fish (ages 16-20) Resident $72.50
Senior member Hunt Resident $15.00
Hunters under the age of 16 Nonresident $42.50
Hunting Nonresident $ 97.50

Total Area And Regulations For Hunting By the State

Kansas is a state that offers 300,000 acres of public lands and more than 1 million acres of private land for hunters. They can hunt seasonally on these massive lands. The rules of the state are not strict for hunting as they do not ask for a minimum bow weight, draw length,h, or bow length.

Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State

Jackrabbits are another animal species that are native to Kansas. A strange name though but you must not get confused by the name as it is just another type of hare.

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