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Over The Counter Kansas Deer Permits On Sale August 1

PRATT – The opening of the eagerly anticipated Kansas deer season is almost upon us. Soon, resident hunters will be selecting which permit will provide them the best opportunity, utilizing the equipment they prefer most. Kansas’ “over-the-counter” deer permits will go on sale beginning August 1. Over-the-counter options for 2018 include the Resident Any-Season White-tailed Deer permit; Resident Archery Either-species/Either-sex Deer permit; Resident Muzzleloader Either-species/Either-sex Deer permit; Hunt-Own-Land Deer Permit; and, the Resident Antlerless White-tailed Deer permit.

Permits may be purchased at any license vendor location (see list here: https://ksoutdoors.com/License-Permits/Locations-to-Buy-License-Permits), online at ksoutdoors.com, or by calling (800) 918-2877.

Resident Any-Season White-tailed Deer permits are valid for one white-tailed deer buck, doe or fawn and may be used statewide in any season, using equipment legal for that season. Pricing is as follows:

$42.50 – General Residents

$22.50 – Resident Landowner/Resident Tenant

$87.50 – Nonresident Tenant

$12.50 – Resident Youth (15 and Younger)

Resident Archery Either-species/Either-sex Deer permits are valid for one white-tailed or mule deer buck, doe or fawn and may be used statewide, with archery equipment only, during archery season. Pricing is as follows:

$42.50 – General Residents

$22.50 – Resident Landowner/Resident Tenant

$87.50 – Nonresident Tenant

$12.50 – Resident Youth (15 and Younger)

Resident Muzzleloader Either-species/Either-sex Deer permits are valid for one white-tailed or mule deer buck, doe or fawn and may be used either in the East Zone (3, 4, 5, 7, 16) or the West Zone (1, 2, 17, 18) during the early muzzleloader season and regular firearm season. Hunters may use muzzleloading or archery equipment only with this permit. Pricing is as follows:

$42.50 – General Residents

$22.50 – Resident Landowner/Resident Tenant

$87.50 – Nonresident Tenant

$12.50 – Resident Youth (15 and Younger)

Hunt-Own-Land Deer permits are valid for one white-tailed or mule deer only on land owned or operated by the landowner or tenant during muzzleloader, archery, and firearm seasons using equipment legal for that season. These permits may only be obtained by individuals who qualify as resident landowners or tenants, including family members living with the landowner or tenant. Hunt-Own-Land Deer Permits are $22.50.

Resident Antlerless White-tailed Deer permits are valid for one white-tailed deer without a visible antler protruding from the skull, and are available to any hunter who has first purchased a resident deer permit that allows the taking of an antlered deer, unless the antlerless permit is purchased on or after Dec. 30. Pricing is as follows:

$22.50 – General Residents

$10.00 – Resident Youth (15 and younger)

Hunters may obtain up to five Antlerless White-tailed Deer permits; the first is valid in Deer Management Units 1 thru 17 and 19, including lands managed by the Department. Additional Antlerless White-tailed Deer permits are valid in units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10A, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 19, on private land with landowner permission, Walk-In-Hunting Areas, and Glen Elder, Kanopolis, Lovewell, Norton, Webster and Wilson Wildlife Areas and Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge.

No Antlerless White-tailed Deer permits are valid in Unit 18. Either-Species Antlerless-Only permits are not available for 2018.

For more on Kansas’ deer seasons, visit ksoutdoors.com.