Youth/novice dove hunting opportunity at Brzon Wildlife Area


Youth age 17 and younger and novice hunters can hunt free of competition Sept. 1 at Brzon

PRATT ­– In an effort to provide youth and novice hunters with quality hunting opportunities, the Brzon Wildlife Area in Republic County is reserved on Sept. 1. In preparation for the upcoming dove season, several sunflower fields have been planted at the wildlife area ,which is located 8 miles north of Belleville on US 81 Highway and 4 ½ miles west on Fir Road. While opening day, Sept. 1, is reserved for youth and novice hunters, the wildlife area will be open to all hunters on Sept. 2 and thereafter.

The entire area is designated as a youth/novice area, open only to hunters 17 or younger and persons who have not possessed a Kansas hunting license in the last three years on Monday, Sept. 1. Novice and youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older, who may also hunt, one adult per youth or novice.

In addition to the sunflower fields, several small ponds in the middle of the wildlife area and may provide additional dove hunting opportunities. Prior scouting will increase odds for success.

For information, contact the Lovewell Area Office at (785) 753-4071.

Source: Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism


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