Pratt, KS -(AmmoLand.com)- Now through the end of March, spring turkey hunters can save by buying their combination turkey permit/game tags before the start of the season.
Discounts range from $2.50 to $20, depending on the combo purchased. Spring turkey permit/game tag combos are offered at the following rates through March 31:
- Resident Youth Combo (2 birds): $12.50 – save $2.50
- General Resident Combo (2 birds): $37.50 – save $7.50
- Landowner/Tenant Combo (2 birds): $20.00 – save $12.50
- Nonresident Youth Combo (2 birds): $22.50 – save $2.50
- Nonresident Combo (2 birds): $87.50 – save $7.50
- Nonresident Tenant Combo (2 birds): $45.00 – save $20.00
After March 31, hunters must purchase permits separately at the regular price. A turkey permit or game tag is valid for one bearded turkey
Any individual who has purchased a spring turkey permit is also eligible for one spring turkey game tag. Spring game tags are valid for Units 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6. Youth permits are valid statewide, including Unit 4.
Hunters who drew a Unit 4 (southwest Kansas) spring turkey permit earlier this year may also use their Unit 4 permit in adjacent Units 1, 2 and 5.
The 2016 Kansas spring turkey season will kick off with the youth and disabled season April 1- 12, followed by the archery season April 4-12, and regular firearm season April 13-May 31.
During the youth/disabled/archery season, hunters 16 and younger and hunters with disabilities may hunt with any legal equipment, including shotguns, bows and crossbows. Youth hunters must be supervised by an adult during the youth season.
For more information, consult the 2016 Kansas Spring Turkey Hunting Atlas, or visit www.ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting,” then “Turkey.”
About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism:
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.
For more information on KDWPT, please visit www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.