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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
2011 SPRING TURKEY ATLAS NOW AVAILABLE
Publication shows all land open to spring turkey hunting; online version also available
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that the 2011 Kansas Spring Turkey Atlas will be available March 28 at KDWP offices and license vendors around the state. An online version is currently available on the agency's website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. To view or download the atlas from the KDWP website, click Hunting/Where To Hunt In Kansas/2011 Spring Turkey Atlas. View or print all or portions of the atlas.
This is an indispensible tool for anyone looking for a new place hunt, or for those who don’t yet have a place to go. The atlas pinpoints access to all land in Kansas open to public spring turkey hunting, including Walk-In Hunting Access land, which is private land leased by KDWP. This spring, more than 174,000 acres of Walk-In land are available, in addition to state and federal wildlife areas.
The 2011 spring youth/disabled and archery turkey seasons run April 1-12. The regular spring season runs April 13-May 31. Turkey permits allow hunters to use a shotgun, crossbow, or bow throughout the regular season.
Turkey permits valid in units 1, 2, and 3 may be purchased online from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) website,www.kdwp.state.ks.us, or over the counter at any license vendor. A regulations summary may be downloaded from the KDWP website and printed or obtained at KDWP offices and license vendors. The brochure can be used only for general regulations regarding the 2011 Kansas spring turkey hunting season.