Turkey Permits & Tags
2023 SPRING TURKEY SEASON DATES:
YOUTH/DISABLED SEASON: APRIL 1-11, 2023
ARCHERY SEASON: APRIL 3-11, 2023
REGULAR SEASON: APRIL 12- MAY 31, 2023
(ARCHERY or FIREARMS) - By Drawing only
Deadline to apply for Unit 4 is Feb. 10, 2023
There will be no paper applications or mail in forms for 2023. All draw applications will need to be submitted thru the online application process at https://license.gooutdoorskansas.com or call 620-672-0728 to apply.
Unit 4 Spring Turkey applications accepted online from January 10 thru February 10, 2023.
A total of 500 Spring Turkey Permits are available for Unit 4.
Kansas youth (15 and under) may purchase a youth spring turkey permit valid statewide for $7.50
All fees listed below will have an internet convenience fee added at time of applying online for a permit or preference point.
UNIT 4 SPRING TURKEY APPLICATION FEES:
- Unit 4 Resident General Application: $32.50
- Unit 4 Resident Landowner/Resident Tenant Application: $20.00
- Unit 4 Nonresident Tenant Application: $37.50
- Unit 4 Preference Point only: $7.50
There is a $7.50 nonrefundable application fee. Unsuccessful applicants will be issued a preference point. If you do not want to apply for a permit and want to purchase a preference point only, you may do so online by selecting Spring Turkey Preference Point Application. Only one point may be obtained per year.
NEW Electronic Delivery of permit to your mobile device.
Once you have completed your selections and are on the checkout page, you will see the option to select print or electronic delivery of your permit. If you select print, the permit will be printed and mailed to you. If you select electronic delivery, the permit information will be sent to the gooutdoorskansas app on your mobile device and there will be no paper permit printed. You will need the goutdoorskansas mobile app to use the electronic delivery.
Group Hunt Application instructions:
Group Hunt: The group hunt application is to accommodate those who do not want to hunt unless their hunting partners draw also. Applicants (up to 5) must apply for the same unit and the same weapon choice. Each person will make application and there will be a question on the application about groups.
The first applicant in the group to apply would select the create group option on this question. This will create a group and you will be given a group number.
Each applicant applying after the group has been set up would select the join group option and they would fill in the Group number. Applicant will be asked at the time of application to select the choice of permit delivery (print and mail, or electronic delivery to the mobile app Go Outdoors Kansas.
The overall group will be drawn from the lowest preference point in the group.
The credit card provided will be used to pay for the total price of the award permits at the time of the draw if this application is selected as a winner for the hunt.
Any members added by the leader will be charged on the leader’s credit card by default. If any individual members' credit card is unsuccessful, the entire group application will be unsuccessful. Credit card information for each applicant can be modified after the application is submitted.
All individuals, regardless of land ownership and age, must possess a valid Spring Turkey Permit or Spring Turkey Game Tag to hunt turkeys. In addition, a valid Kansas hunting license is required of all residents age 16 through 74 and all nonresidents, except persons hunting on their own land.
No person shall apply for or purchase more than one Spring Turkey Permit and one Spring Turkey Game Tag or one combo. Permits and tags obtained through false representation, misrepresentation, or in excess of the number authorized shall be invalid. Spring Turkey Permits and Spring Turkey Game Tags valid in units 1 and 2 and all youth issues may be purchased over-the counter from all license agents or online at gooutdoorsks.com.
Any resident or nonresident may purchase a Spring Turkey Permit valid in units 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6. A Spring Turkey Permit is valid for one bearded turkey.
Any individual with a Spring Turkey Permit may purchase one Spring Turkey Game Tag valid in units 1 and 2.
Resident and nonresident hunters 15 and younger may purchase youth permits at a reduced fee. Youth permits are valid statewide, including Unit 4.
SPRING TURKEY PERMIT/GAME TAG COMBO
Any resident or nonresident may purchase a Spring Turkey Permit/Game Tag Combo by March 31 and save up to $7.50. The combo includes a Spring Turkey Permit and Spring Turkey Game Tag valid in Units 1 and 2. After March 31 the combo is not available and the permit and game tag must be purchased separately.
In addition to the Spring Turkey Permit/Game Tag Combo, a hunter must also have a Kansas hunting license, unless exempt by Kansas law.
A Fall Turkey permit is valid in the five open Units (TBD). Unit 4 is closed for fall turkey hunting. Hunters may hunt only within the management unit printed on his or her permit.
Bag Limit: One (1) turkey, either sex, per permit.
Fall turkey permits may be purchased online or at any vendor location.
In addition to your turkey permit, you MUST have a Kansas hunting license, unless exempt by Kansas Law.
FALL TURKEY FEES:
- General Resident Permit: $27.50
- Resident Landowner/Tenant Permit: $15.00
- Resident Youth Permit: $7.50
- Nonresident Permit: $52.50
- Nonresident Youth Permit: $12.50
- Nonresident Tenant Permit: $27.50