Kansas Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForHigh abundance of large whitetail deer

TerrainConsists mostly of fertile shortgrass prairies amongst rolling plains and lowland mountains in the far west

Government Lands1,295,325 acres

Government Lands %2%

Private Lands51,362,662 acres

Private Lands %98%

Kansas

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Kansas: 782

Total mule deer Boone and Crockett records for Kansas: 61

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General White-tailed Deer Permit

Valid statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $42.50 | Nonresident: $442.50

Landowner White-tailed Deer Permit

Valid statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $22.50 | Nonresident: $87.50

Youth White-tailed Deer Permit

Valid statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $12.50 | Nonresident: $117.50

General Archery Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $42.50

Landowner Archery Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $22.50 | Nonresident: $87.50

Youth Archery Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $12.50

General Muzzleloader Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $42.50

Landowner Muzzleloader Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $22.50 | Nonresident: $87.50

Youth Muzzleloader Either Species Deer Permit

Mule deer or white-tailed deer statewide. Either sex.

Resident: $12.50

Antlerless White-tailed Deer Permit

Certain restrictions and requirements. See regulations.

Resident: $22.50 | Nonresident: $52.50

Youth Antlerless White-tailed Deer Permit

Certain restrictions and requirements. See regulations.

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $52.50

Mule Deer Stamp

Also requires white-tailed deer permit.

Nonresident: $152.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Antelope

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Antelope Application

Muzzleloader and Firearm.

Resident: $62.50

Landowner Antelope Application

Muzzleloader and Firearm.

Resident: $37.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Antelope Application

Muzzleloader and Firearm.

Resident: $22.50

Preference Point

Muzzleloader and Firearm.

Resident: $11.50

General Archery Antelope Permit

Resident: $52.50 | Nonresident: $302.50

Landowner Archery Antelope Permit

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $87.50

Youth Archery Antelope Permit

Resident: $12.50 | Nonresident: $102.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for Kansas: 2

Wildlife Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Any Elk Permit

Resident: $302.50

Landowner Any Elk Permit

Resident: $152.50 | Nonresident: $152.50

Youth Any Elk Permit

Resident: $127.50

General Antlerless Elk Permit

Resident: $152.50

Landowner Antlerless Elk Permit

Resident: $77.50 | Nonresident: $77.50

Youth Antlerless Elk Permit

Resident: $52.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Kansas: 982

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

General Fall Turkey Permit

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $52.50

Landowner Fall Turkey Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $27.50

Youth Fall Turkey Permit

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $12.50

General Spring Turkey Permit

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $62.50

Landowner Spring Turkey Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $32.50

Youth Spring Turkey Permit

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $12.50

Turkey Game Tag

Resident: $17.50 | Nonresident: $32.50

Youth Game Tag

Resident: $7.50 | Nonresident: $12.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furharvester License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $252.50

Junior Furharvester

Resident: $15

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Furharvester License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $252.50

Junior Furharvester

Resident: $15

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Kansas HIP Stamp

Resident: $2.50 | Nonresident: $2.50

State Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $10

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $26.50 | Nonresident: $26.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Kansas HIP Stamp

Resident: $2.50 | Nonresident: $2.50

State Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $10

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $26.50 | Nonresident: $26.50

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50

Crane

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $97.50

Youth Hunting License

Under 16. Not required if a resident.

Nonresident: $42.50