TOPEKA – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens and Kiowa County sheriff’s officers will conduct one or more joint checkpoints on Sunday, December 6, 2015. Deer, upland bird, and migratory game bird seasons are underway. Checkpoints are intended to help enforce state and federal wildlife laws, as well as the ... Read More

PRATT – Current Kansas regulations require hunters to tag their deer before being moved from the site of the kill. Unless a hunter has an either-sex permit, the head must remain attached to the carcass while in transit to a residence, place of commercial processing or place of preservation. For hunters who want to bone out deer onsite prior to ... Read More

PRATT – Property boundaries aren’t always clear-cut, but the rules for hunting private land are. Because Kansas is 97 percent privately owned, landowners still provide access for most of our hunting opportunities. Know and follow some of these key private land hunting rules to prevent an early end to your season, and more importantly, to ensure ... Read More