Unfilled deer tags may be used to take antlerless whitetails with legal equipment
Pratt, KS -(Ammoland.com)- The New Year may be ringing in, but there’s still time for hunters to use any unfilled permits from the 2014 deer season.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, hunters make take antlerless white-tailed deer using any legal equipment. Deer Management Unit (DMU) restrictions listed on the permits are still in effect, and season length varies, depending on the DMU.
While hunters must have a permit that allows the harvest of an antlered deer before purchasing antlerless-only permits during the regular seasons, whitetail antlerless permits can be purchased over the counter by anyone during the extended season.
Hunters may purchase up to five whitetail antlerless-only permits; however, unit and public land restrictions may apply. See your 2014 Kansas Hunting and Fur-harvesting Regulations Summary, or visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting/Big Game Information/Deer”, for details.
2015 Extended Firearm Season dates, by DMU, are as follows:
- Units 6, 9, 10, 17: Jan 1-4
- Units 1-5, 7, 8, 11-14, and 16: Jan. 1-11
- Units 10A, 15, and 19: Jan. 1-18
There is also an Extended Whitetail Antlerless-only Archery Season in DMU 19 Jan. 19-31, 2015.
About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT)
Fish, wildlife and outdoor recreation are important to the quality of life for all Kansans and to the Kansas economy. As a public steward of the Kansas natural resources, the mission of the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to: Conserve and enhance Kansas natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats–to assure future generations the benefits of the state’s diverse, living resources; Provide the public with opportunities for the use and appreciation of the natural resources of Kansas, consistent with the conservation of those resources; Inform the public of the status of the natural resources of Kansas to promote understanding and gain assistance in achieving this mission.