Hunting

2013-2014 Hunting Season


For more detailed hunting information please visit: 
http://www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/Hunting

Migratory Birds

DOVE (Mourning, white-winged, Eurasian collared, and ringed turtle doves)

  • Season: Sept.1 - Oct. 31 and Nov 2-10, 2013
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 15  Possession limit: 45

DOVE (Eurasian collared and ringed turtle doves only)

  • Season: Nov. 20, 2013 - Feb. 28, 2014
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: No limit  Possession limit: No limit

WOODCOCK

  • Season: Oct. 12 - Nov. 25, 2013
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 3   Possession limit: 9

TEAL, HIGH PLAINS ZONE

  • Season: Sept. 14-22, 2013
  • Area open: West of Hwy. U. S. 283
  • Daily bag limit: 6  Possession limit: 18  (Stamps Required)

TEAL, LOW PLAINS ZONE

  • Season: Sept. 7-22, 2013
  • Area open: East of Hwy. U. S. 283
  • Daily bag limit: 6  Possession limit: 18 (Stamps Required)

DUCKS, HIGH PLAINS ZONE

  • Season:Oct. 5-Dec. 2, 2013, and Dec 21, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014
  • Area open: High Plains Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6   Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCKS, Low Plains EARLY ZONE

  • Season: Oct. 5-Dec. 1, 2013 and Dec. 21, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014
  • Area open: Early Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6  Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCKS, Low Plains LATE ZONE

  • Season: Oct. 26- Dec 29 and Jan. 18-26, 2014
  • Area open: Late Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6  Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

Turkey

2013 FALL TURKEY

  • Archery/Shotgun:  Oct. 1 - Dec 3 and Dec, 16, 2013 - Jan 31, 2014
  • Fall Turkey Permits may be purchased over the counter at any license vendor through Jan. 30, 2014. (or purchased online at www.ksoutdoors.com and are valid in all five open units.  Any individual with a fall turkey permit may purchase as many as three turkey game tags valid only in Units 2, 3, 5 and 6.
  • No permits authorized in Unit 4.
  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.
  • Legal Equipment: Shotguns and mussleloading shotguns using shot sizes 2-9; long, recurve or compound bows and crossbows

2014 SPRING TURKEY

  • Regular (firearm/archery): April 9 - May 31, 2014
  • Archery-Only : April 1 - 8, 2014
  • Youth/Disabled : April 1 - 8, 2014
  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to sunset.
  • Legal Equipment: long, recurve or compound bows and shotguns and muzzleloading shotguns using shot sizes 2 through 9. 
  • Limit: Any individual who has purchased a spring turkey permit is eligible for one second turkey game tag. Spring game tags are valid for Units 1,2, 3, 5 and 6.

Pheasant

  • Regular: November 9, 2013 - January 31, 2014
  • Youth: November 2 - 3, 2013
  • Area Open: Statewide
  • Daily Bag Limit: 4 cocks in regular season, 2 cocks in youth season
  • NOTE: Pheasants in possession for transportation must retain intact a foot, plumage, or some part that will determine sex.

Quail

  • Regular: November 9, 2013 - January 31, 2014
  • Youth: November 2 - 3, 2013
  • Area Open: Statewide
  • Daily Bag Limit: 8 in regular season, 4 in youth season

Prairie Chicken

  • Early (East zone only): Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2013
  • Daily Bag Limit: 2 (single species or in combination)
  • Regular (East and Northwest zones): Nov. 16, 2013 - Jan. 31, 2014
  • Daily Bag Limit: 2  (single species or in combination)
  • Southwest Zone: Nov. 16 - Dec. 31, 2013
  • Daily Bag Limit: 1

Deer Seasons

  • Youth and Disability: September 7-15, 2013
  • Early Muzzleloader: September 16 - 29
  • Archery: September 16 to December 31, 2013
  • Regular Firearm: December 4 - December 15
  • Extended White-tailed Antlerless-Only: January 20-31, 2014
  • (DMU 19 ONLY): January 20-31, 2014
  • Extended Archery (DMU 19 ONLY): January 20-31, 2014
  • Special Extended White-tailed Antlerless Only (DMU 7, 8, &15): January 13-19, 2014

Furbearers Seasons

HUNTING & TRAPPING

  • NOTE: All furbearer hunting, trapping, and running seasons begin at 12 noon on opening day and close at midnight of closing day.
  • Species: badger, bobcat, mink, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, swift fox, red fox, gray fox, striped skunk, weasel.
  • Season Dates (statewide): Nov. 13, 2013 - Feb. 15, 2014
  • Limit: No limit.

BEAVER TRAPPING

  • Season Dates (statewide): Nov. 13, 2013 - March 31, 2014
  • Limit: No limit.
  • NO OPEN TRAPPING OR HUNTING SEASON ON ANY OTHER FURBEARERS

RUNNING

  • Species: bobcat, opossum, raccoon, red fox, and gray fox.
  • Season Dates (statewide): March 1 - Nov. 8
  • Legal hours for running furbearers is 24 hours daily. Furbearers cannot be killed or taken during the running season. A furharvester license is required to run furbearers. It is illegal to possess any firearm or other hunting or trapping equipment while pursuing these animals during the running season.

Cloud County
Covention & Tourism
130 6th St.
Concordia, KS 66901
Mon-Fri 9-12 1-5, Sat. 10-1
Phone: (785) 243-4303