PRATT – You’ve got your turkey permit purchased, your slate call packed, and you’ve brought your tom and hen decoys out of hibernation – all you need is the perfect place to hunt. Lucky for you, there’s the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT)2015 Spring Turkey Hunting Atlas. Available online now at ksoutdoors.com and soon to be in print wherever licenses are sold,this 66-page atlas provides the locations of nearly 200,000 acres of Walk-in Hunting Access (WIHA) areas, as well as state and federal public lands open to spring turkey hunting.
From sunrise and sunset tables, to information on where to camp, the free2015 Spring Turkey Hunting Atlasis a must-own for every turkey hunter looking to make the most of the season.
In addition to electronic and printed copies of the atlas, hunters also have access to file downloads on ksoutdoors.com that can be loaded onto Garmin GPS units, and Android and iOS devices that can be used with Google Earth, making locating areas easier than ever.
The 2015 spring turkey season will kick off with the youth/disabled season April 1-14, followed by the archery season April 6-14, and regular firearm season April 15-May 31. Spring turkey permits for Units 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 are available at ksoutdoors.com and at any license vendor through May 30. Buy the spring turkey permit combo by March 31 and save $7.50. A valid Kansas hunting license is required of all residents age 16 through 74 and all nonresidents, except persons hunting on their own land.
To purchase your turkey permit and optional additional game tag today, visit ksoutdoors.com/License-Permits.
Source: Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism