PRATT – As 2015 winds to a close, there are several important things Kansas hunters and anglers need to know: 2015 licenses expire. All 2016 licenses will go on sale , and if you purchase a 2016 license before , it is valid through the rest of 2015 and all of 2016. You should also know that fees will increase for 2016. However, new license options provide significant savings. Remember, too, that lifetime licenses can be purchased through at the current price – $440. The new fee will be $500 for a lifetime fishing, hunting or furharvesting license, beginning . A combination fishing/hunting combination license will cost $960.
The new fee for an annual fishing or hunting license will be $25. However, if you purchase an annual combination hunting/fishing license before, the price is $40. After , an annual combination hunting/fishing license will cost $45.
Another way to save is to purchase the 5-year hunting and fishing licenses. A five-year hunting or fishing license is $100, a $25 savings over purchasing the license every year. And a 5-year hunt/fish combination license is $180, a $70 savings over purchasing each license individually every year.
Hunting and fishing licenses make great stocking stuffers and a lifetime license is truly a gift that keeps on giving. You will find the application for a lifetime hunting, fishing or furharvesting license and see all new fees for 2016 at www.ksoutdoors.com.