Wilson Area News

2016 Managed Dove Fields (OCTET-STREAM - 3.13 kB)

Updated August 18th, 2016

Sunflower fields will have portions of fields mowed leading up to the season.  Wheat fields will be burned, mowed, or lightly disked. 

Dove Field #1 – Wheat – Youth/Mentor Only (5 ac) - 3/4 mile west of 196th on Reservoir Ln, field on north side of road; excellent wheat production; field will be disked, mowed, and/or burned.  From Sept. 1st-11th, this field will be open to youth 17 and younger.  Youth must be accompanied by an Adult. Adult Mentor may also hunt.  Open to all hunters starting Sept 12.

Dove Field #2 – Sunflowers – Youth/Mentor Only (8 ac) -3/4 mile west of 196th on Reservoir Ln, field on south side of road; fair sunflower production; strips will be mowed in mid/late August.  From Sept. 1st-11th, this field will be open to youth 17 and younger. Youth must be accompanied by an Adult.  Adult Mentor may also hunt.  Open to all hunters starting Sept. 12.

Dove Field #3 – Sunflowers – Open to All Hunters (8 ac) – ¾ mi. east of 192nd on Mellard Rd; excellent sunflower production; strips will be mowed in mid/late August.

Dove Field #4 - Sunflowers – Open to All Hunters (7 ac) Park in Hunter Lot ½ mi north of Saline River Bridge on east side of 192nd; field is ¼ mi. walk NE of parking lot; good sunflower production; strips will be mowed in mid/late August.

Dove Field #5 – Sunflowers – Open to All Hunters (7 ac) Take Decker Rd west from 192nd to KDWPT info sign, park and walk ¼ mi. south on river access road, field is on west side of road; cover crop fields produced a fair stand of sunflowers on far west end of field, but overall poor production; strips will be mowed in mid/late August.

Mandatory Hunter Survey Cards will be required through the first full weekend of dove hunting season and will be available at each field.