Outdoor calendar (Aug. 25)


Sept. 8 – 3-D Shoot-Year-End Raffle and Feed, Southfork Archers, Byron Walker Wildlife Area, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. Call 620-532-6745.

Sept. 8 – Field Archery Shoot, Wichita Archers, 8-10 a.m. trickle start, 3799 E. 71st Street South. Call 316-210-2394.

Sept. 14-15 – 3-D Shoot, Ninnescah Bowhunters, 8-10 a.m. trickle start. www.ninnescahbowhunters.com.


Ends Saturday — Hand Fishing season, flathead catfish. Arkansas and Kansas rivers. See regulations pertaining to reservoirs.

Through Sept. 15 — Floatline Fishing season, Council Grove, Hillsdale, Pomona, John Redmond, Kanopolis, Toronto, Tuttle Creek and Wilson reservoirs.

Fur Harvesting

Oct. 4-6 — Kansas Fur Harvesters Association Fall Rendezvous, fairgrounds, Washington.


Sept. 19 — Venison 101, Field to Table Seminar, K-State Research and Extension and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. 4-H Hall, 7001 W 21st. Call 316-660-0127 to register or for more information.

Oct. 17 — Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism meeting, Cosmosphere, Hutchinson.


Below is the basic listing of hunting seasons. Please check regulations for boundary, limits and permit requirements at www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.

Year-around — Rabbit season.

Through Feb. 28 Squirrel season.

Next Sunday-Oct. 31 — Dove season (first segment).

Sept. 7-15 Youth, disabled deer season.

Sept. 7-22 — Early teal season.

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 Early prairie chicken season. (East and northwest zones.)

Sept. 16-29 — Muzzleloader deer season.

Sept. 16-Dec. 31 Archery deer season.

Oct. 5-Dec. 1 — Low plains early zone duck season (first segment.)

Oct. 25-Dec. 29 — Low plains late zone duck season (first segment.)

Oct. 26-Nov. 3 — Canada and light goose season (first segment.)

Oct. 26-Dec. 29 — White-fronted goose season (first segment.)

Nov. 2-3 — Low plains southeast zone duck season (first segment.)

Nov. 2-10 — Dove season (second segment.)

Nov. 6-Jan. 2 — Sandhill crane season.

Nov. 6-Feb. 9 — Canada and light goose season (second segment.)

Nov. 9-Jan. 31 Pheasant season.

Nov. 9-Jan. 31 Quail season.

Nov. 16-Dec. 31 Prairie chicken season (Southwest zone.)

Nov. 16-Jan. 26 — Low plains southeast zone duck season (second segment.)

Nov. 16-Jan. 31 — Prairie chicken season (East and northwest zones.)

Nov. 20-Feb. 28 — Eurasian collared dove season.

Dec. 4-15 — Firearms deer season.

Dec. 21-Jan. 5 — Low plains early zone duck season (second segment.)

Jan. 1-12 — Whitetail antlerless-only season.

Jan. 1-19 Whitetail antlerless-only season (only units 7,8 and 15.)

Jan. 18-26 — Low plains late zone duck season (second segment.)

Feb. 1-9 — White-fronted goose season (second segment.)

Feb. 10-April 30 Special conservation white goose season.