Great Bend–The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission approved the duck and goose seasons at a Public Hearing, conducted Thursday, August 20 at the Kansas Wetland Education Center, Great Bend. Following frameworks provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the following seasons and bag limits were approved.
High Plains Duck Zone (see duck zone map at www.ksoutdoors.com)
Low Plains Early Zone
Low Plains Late Zone
Low Plains Southeast Zone
Duck daily bag limit: Six ducks, which may include no more than five mallards (no more than two which may be hens), three scaup, three wood ducks, two redheads, two pintails and two canvasbacks.
Canada goose daily bag limit (including brant): Six
White-fronted goose daily bag limit: Two
(Light goose Conservation Order:)
Light goose daily bag limit (including snow and Ross’ geese): 50
(No daily bag limit during the Conservation Order)
All waterfowl hunters 16 and older must have a Federal Duck Stamp, and all hunters required to have a hunting license must also have a Kansas Waterfowl Habitat Permit and Kansas Harvest Information Program permit.