Hunting Seasons

Current Seasons

Location: Unit(s) Specified on Permit

January Elk Season Outside Fort Riley - Firearm

Location: Statewide

(Mourning, white-winged, Eurasian collared, and ringed turtle doves)

  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: The daily bag limit of 15 applies to mourning and white-winged doves, single species or in combination. There is no limit on Eurasian collared or ringed turtle doves, but any taken in addition to the mourning and white-winged dove daily bag must have a fully-feathered wing attached while being transported.
  • Possession limit: 45 (mourning and white-winged)

Location: Statewide

  • Limit: Otter - 2, Beaver - No Limit
  • NO OPEN TRAPPING OR HUNTING SEASON ON ANY OTHER FURBEARERS

Location: Statewide

  • Area Open: Statewide
  • Limit: No Limit

Location: Statewide

  • Area Open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 5
  • Possession limit: 20

Upcoming Seasons

Location: Posted Areas

Posted Areas Include

Inside city parks on the Neosho River in Chetopa and Burlington, Neosho River at Iola downstream from dam to city limits, Marais des Cygnes River below Osawatomie Dam downstream to posted boundary, Marais des Cygnes River from the upstream boundary of the Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area downstream to the Kansas-Missouri border, and the Browning Oxbow Lake of the Missouri River.

Paddlefish Snagging Regulation

Location: Unit Specified on Permit

Spring Turkey - Youth/Disabled

Location: Unit Specified on Permit

Spring Turkey - Archery Only

  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.
  • Legal Equipment: Recurve or compound bows and crossbows.
  • Permit Limit: Any individual who has purchased a spring turkey permit is eligible for one second turkey game tag. Spring game tags are valid for Units 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6.
  • Bag Limit: One turkey with a visible beard per permit or game tag.
  • Dogs may not be used in spring season.

Location: Unit Specified on Permit

  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.
  • Legal Equipment: Shotguns using shot sizes 2-9; long, recurve or compound bows and crossbows.
  • Permit Limit: Any individual who has purchased a spring turkey permit is eligible for one second turkey game tag. Spring game tags are valid for Units 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6.
  • Bag Limit: One turkey with a visible beard per permit or game tag.
  • Dogs may not be used in spring season.

All Seasons
Deer Seasons
Antelope Seasons
Elk Seasons
Turkey Seasons
Migratory Bird Seasons
Upland Bird Seasons
Furbearer Seasons
Small Game Seasons