Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commissioners Approve Select Deer, Antelope Seasons

PRATT, KS (STL.News) – Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KWPT) Commissioners met on June 13 at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Salina to conduct their 5th public meeting of the year.  There, Commissioners voted on and approved deer season dates for select military installations, and the statewide antelope season.

Passing 7-0, Commissioners approved deer season dates for the following military installations:

Fort Riley, Kansas

  1. Youth and hunters with disabilities – Oct. 12-14, 2019
  2. Firearm ­­– Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019 and Dec. 14-22, 2019
  3. Archery ­– Sept. 1-15, 2019 and Jan. 4-31, 2020

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

  1. Firearm ­– Nov. 16-17, 2019; Nov. 21-24, 2019; Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2019; Dec. 7-8, 2019; and Dec. 14-15, 2019.
  2. Extended Firearm – Jan. 1-12, 2020
  3. Extended Archery – Jan. 13-31, 2020

Smokey Hill Air National Guard Subunit

  • Firearm – Nov. 26-Dec. 7, 2019

Commissioners also approved 2019 statewide antelope seasons as follows:

  1. Archery – Sept. 21-29, 2019 and Oct. 12-31, 2019
  2. Firearm – Oct. 4-7, 2019
  3. Muzzleloader-only – Sept. 30-Oct. 7, 2019

The next KWPT Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus – Best Conference Center, 12600 Quivira Road in Overland Park.

For more information about the Commission, visit ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Commission.