Kansas’s 2016 Deer Permit Drawing started April 1st.

Posted by Bruce Carroll on April 7, 2016 in Uncategorized, State News ; Kansas

Apply For 2016 Nonresident Deer Permits Online April 1-29
Big Games Seasons Set for 2016
Apply For 2016 Nonresident Deer Permits Online April 1-29

PRATT ­– Beginning April 1, hunters interested in obtaining a nonresident deer permit may begin the online application process by visiting www.ks.wildlifelicense.com/start.php. The cost to apply is $454.59 for hunters 16 and older and $121.46 for hunters 15 and younger, including all processing fees. Deadline to apply is April 29. Applying early will not give hunters preference in the lottery draw.

Hunters interested in purchasing a preference point in lieu of applying may do so for $28.19, including all processing fees.

A total of 21,816 nonresident deer permits will be made available for the 2016-2017 season and will be distributed among the Deer Management Units as follows:

Unit 1- 850

Unit 2- 466

Unit 3- 1,002

Unit 4- 492

Unit 5- 656

Unit 6- 538

Unit 7- 1,603

Unit 8- 1,940

Unit 9- 981

Unit 10- 1,252

Unit 11- 3,109

Unit 12- 2,076

Unit 13- 621

Unit 14- 1,856

Unit 15- 1,405

Unit 16- 2,103

Unit 17- 562

Unit 18- 304

The 2016 deer season will be open Sept. 3-11 for youth and disabled hunters; Sept. 12-25 for muzzleloader season; Sept. 12-Dec. 31 for archery season; Oct. 8-9 for the pre-rut white-tailed deer antlerless-only season; and Nov. 30-Dec. 11 for firearms seasons.

Extended firearms seasons will be open Jan.1-2 in Units 6, 8, 9, 10, 16, or 17; Jan. 1-8 in Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, or 14; and Jan. 1-15 in Units 10A, 15, or 19.

For more information on deer hunting in Kansas, visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting,” “Big Game Information,” then “Deer.”

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