Duck Hunting In Kansas In January!
Chilly but great. Lots of shooting lots of ducks. Having a blast they are. Kansas has several seasons that will keep you duck hunting throughout January.
Kansas is located about the Central Flyway’s midpoint, duck hunting is as good as it gets anywhere. Kansas duck hunting season generally runs from mid-November through January, with a split. Peak timing is in December and January.
Locating the birds beforehand gives you a much better chance of success. Weather has a lot to do with your luck, you can have awesome weather or you can be snowed and frozen out. So scouting beforehand is the best idea. A lot of this is experience, after a while you just know.
Decoys can be a mixed bag both duck and goose even if you are not goose hunting makes your spread more believable and makes them more visible.
In Kansas there are anywhere from 140,000, 200,000 ducks killed throughout the season, approximately 90,000 of those are Mallards. Galdwalls and Teal are the next most species taken.
Here are some of the requirements that you should know before hunting in Kansas. Knowing all the regulations is of utmost importance that way your trip will be a great experience not a bad one.
Non-resident requirements to duck hunt in Kansas: Resident or Non-resident hunting license for Kansas, Kansas State waterfowl stamp, Kansas HIP Permit, Federal Waterfowl Stamp. Kansas requires hunter safety with allowable age exemptions. Hunting licenses can be purchased online, through all licensed agents, or Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks offices.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks reminds hunters that as late-migrating duck seasons begin, the daily bag limit for ducks has changed from last year. In both youth and regular duck seasons, six ducks is the daily bag limit. (The limit was five last year.) This limit may include no more than one cansvasback, two redheads, two pintails, two scaup, three wood ducks, and five mallards (only two of which may be hens). The daily bag may comprise six of any other duck or combination of duck species. The possession limit is two times the daily bag. Information from Realtree.com
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