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Kansas

Hunting

Deer Seasons

Deer Extended Season - Firearms WAO (6, 8, 9, 10 and 17)

Date: 01/01/2022 - 01/09/2022

Location: Units 6, 8, 9, 10, and 17

January Deer Season - Extended Firearms Whitetail Antlerless Only

Deer Extended Season - Firearms WAO (10A, 12, 13, 15 and 19)

Date: 01/01/2022 - 01/23/2022

Location: Units 10A, 12, 13, 15 and 19 only

Deer Extended Season - Firearms WAO (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 14 and 16)

Date: 01/01/2022 - 01/16/2022

Location: Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 14, 16

Deer Season - Archery

Date: 09/13/2021 - 12/31/2021

Location: Statewide

Deer Season - Muzzleloader

Date: 09/13/2021 - 09/26/2021

Location: Statewide

The following permits may be used during this season in units specified on permit, using muzzleloader or archery equipment: resident or nonresident Muzzleloader Either-species/Either-sex Permit, resident Any-Season White-tailed Deer Permit, nonresident Muzzleloader White-tailed Deer Permit, Hunt-Own-Land Permit, Special Hunt-Own-Land Permit, Antlerless White-tailed Deer Permit, and Antlerless Either-Species Deer Permit. Hunter orange clothing is required

Deer Season - Pre-rut Whitetail Anterless-only

Date: 10/09/2021 - 10/11/2021

Location: Statewide

Any permit that allows the harvest of a white-tailed antlerless deer is valid during this season. Equipment and unit restrictions on permit imposed. Hunter orange clothing is required.

Fort Riley is CLOSED for Pre-Rut Season

Deer Season - Regular Firearm

Date: 12/01/2021 - 12/12/2021

Location: Statewide

Deer Season - Youth and Disability

Date: 09/04/2021 - 09/12/2021

Location: Statewide

Youth 17 and younger, who possess a valid deer permit, may hunt during this special deer season only while under the immediate supervision of an adult 18 or older. Any person who possesses a valid deer permit and has a permit to hunt from a vehicle pursuant to KAR 115-18-4 or a disability assistance permit issued pursuant to KAR 115-18-15 may also hunt during this season. All resident and nonresident permits are valid, and equipment restrictions designated on permits apply. Hunter orange is required.

Deer - Firearm - Smoky Hill

Date: 12/02/2020 - 12/13/2020

Location: Smoky Hill

Smoky Hill ANG Firearms Deer Season

Deer - Ft. Leavenworth Firearm Deer Season

Date: 11/14/2020 - 11/15/2020Location: Ft. Leavenworth

Ft. Leavenworth Deer Season (in addition to DMU 19 season dates)

Deer - Ft. Leavenworth Firearm Deer Season

Date: 11/21/2020 - 11/22/2020

Location: Ft. Leavenworth

2012 Ft. Leavenworth Deer Season (in addition to DMU 19 season dates)

Deer - Ft. Leavenworth Firearm Deer Season

Date: 11/26/2020 - 11/29/2020

Location: Ft. Leavenworth

Ft. Leavenworth Deer Season (in addition to DMU 19 season dates)

Deer - Ft. Leavenworth Firearm Deer Season

Date: 12/05/2020 - 12/06/2020

Location: Ft. Leavenworth

2012 Ft. Leavenworth Deer Season (in addition to DMU 19 season dates)

Deer - Ft. Leavenworth Firearm Deer Season

Date: 12/12/2020 - 12/13/2020

Location: Ft. Leavenworth

Ft. Leavenworth Deer Season (in addition to DMU 19 season dates)

Deer - Archery - Fort Riley

Date: 09/14/2020 - 12/31/2020

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Archery by Special Authorization

Date: 01/04/2020 - 01/31/2020

Location: Fort Riley

Fort Riley Special Authorization

Deer - Archery by Special Authorization, Fort Riley

Date: 09/01/2020 - 09/13/2020

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Firearms - Fort Riley

Date: 11/27/2020 - 11/29/2020

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Firearms - Fort Riley

Date: 12/15/2020 - 12/23/2020

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Fort Riley - Youth & Disability

Date: 09/04/2021 - 09/12/2021

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Fort Riley - Youth & Disability

Deer - Fort Riley - Youth & Disability

Date: 10/09/2021 - 10/11/2021

Location: Fort Riley

Deer - Fort Riley - Youth & Disability

Deer Extended Season - Archery WAO (DMU 19, 10A)

Date: 01/25/2021 - 01/31/2021

Location: DMU 19, 10A (Fort Leavenworth)

The following unfilled permits are valid during this season using archery equipment only for antlerless whitetails. Resident and nonresident Archery Either species/ Either-sex permit, nonresident Archery White-tailed Deer permit, resident Any-Season White-tailed Deer permit, Hunt-Own-Land Permit valid for Unit 19, Special Hunt-Own-Land permit valid for Unit 19, and Antlerless White-tailed Deer permit. A 2020 hunting license is required, unless exempt by Kansas law. Unit 10A is Ft. Leavenworth and is open only to military personnel.