Brzon Wildlife Area

Area News

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In 1989 Michael Brzon deeded a 320-acre Republic County farm to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism through the WILDTRUST program for the purpose of providing a wildlife area to be used by all people whom enjoy the Kansas outdoors. The area was a working farm with both cropland and pastureland. The Brzon Wildlife Area is managed under special conditions to allow quality outdoor experiences.

Upland and big game hunting is by special permit only during the season. Special Hunt applications are available through the KDWP Special Hunt program. The Brzon Wildlife Area is located in an area of the state that normally supports a good population of both bobwhite quail and ringneck pheasant and excellent dove shooting can be found in early September. See Dove Hunting Special Regulations in the Area News


Brzon Wildlife Area is located north of Belleville, KS from the intersection of US Hwy. 36 and 81, eight miles North and 4 miles West on Fir Road.

Area News - Updated: 09/08/2022
2022 Dove Season and Special Hunts

Located North of Belleville, KS. Sunflowers were planted but the planting failed. There are other fallow fields and several shelterbelts as well as several, small ponds in the middle of the area to also attract doves.

The dove hunting will be open ONLY to youth under the age of 18 with a mentor over the age of 18 for the first 3 days of the season, September 1-3. The rest of the area will be OPEN to ALL hunters September 1 through 9. After that the area will be closed to hunting except for Special Hunts.

All other hunting on Brzon WA is controlled by the Department's Special Hunt program through an application and drawing process 

Because Hunter Education classes are sometimes not regularly scheduled and often difficult to work into already busy schedules, the State of Kansas has made it easier to begin hunting even without taking the class. In recent years, Kansas has passed laws so that persons 15 and younger may hunt without hunter education as long as they are directly supervised by an adult 18 or older. Again this year Kansas allows anyone 16 years and older who has not passed a hunter education class to purchase a one-time "apprentice hunting license" which allows them to hunt while accompanied by a licensed adult 18 or older. The apprentice license is good for the calendar year.

Remember before heading to the field to purchase your HIP stamp and plug those shotguns so they are capable of holding no more than 3 shells.

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General Information

Area Manager: Rob Unruh

Assistant Manager: Matt Farmer

Pheasants Forever Habitat Specialist: Joe Daniels

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Brzon Area Brochure download

Brzon Wildlife Area is located north of Belleville, KS from the intersection of US Hwy. 36 and 81, eight miles North and 4 miles West on Fir Road.

Special Regulations
  • A permit for Special Hunts is required between Oct.1 and Mar. 1.

Here is a complete list of Public Land Regulations or you can download the regulation summary.


Brzon Wildlife Area was a WILDTRUST donation by Michael Brzon in 1989.

Brzon Facilities
Parking Area
  • Type of Facility: Parking Lot
  • Location of Facility: 39.928992 -97.695276
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    A parking area is located off of Fir Rd. next to the stone monument and information center