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Special archery deer hunts are available for application. Selected applicants are given the opportunity to hunt a specific unit in a park area with a buddy. Hunts take place in a total of 8 hunting units at Slough Creek Park, Longview Park, and the Corps Refuge.

Rules:

1. Application for special archery hunts are available starting Monday August 22nd, 2016. Applications can be printed off from the link below. Applications can be submitted to our office, mail, or email at perry.lake@usace.army.mil.

2. Application deadline is Saturday September 24th, 2016. Each application must list a primary hunter and a “buddy” hunter to participate in the hunt.  Primary hunters or buddy hunter may only be listed on one application.

3. Permits will be selected through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of , September 28th, 2016; applicants will be notified by telephone if they are selected. The issued permit must be carried by permittee and the designated “buddy” at all times and may be revoked by Corps of Engineers officials, Wildlife and Parks officials, and Jefferson County Sheriff’s officials at any time.

4. Both the primary permit holder and his “buddy” will be required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt meeting on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Corps of Engineers Visitor Center at Perry Lake. If the permit holder or his “buddy” fails to attend the meeting, the permit will be revoked and given to the first available alternate hunter. At this meeting, unit assignments will be chosen by the hunters in the order they are drawn.

5. Archery only. The primary hunter or buddy hunter must harvest one doe between the two hunters before the harvest of a buck. Both hunters must have an Archery Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer Permit or an Any-Season White-tailed Deer permit. This hunt is intended for deer management, but turkey harvesting will be permitted.

6. Hunters must submit a picture (through text or email) of the doe immediately after harvest in front of a park sign for their designated hunting unit.

7. All State of Kansas game quotas and laws apply.  Hunters must show proof of state archery and hunting license(s) at the mandatory meeting.

8. Archery deer hunting will be permitted in assigned areas from October 16th - November 30th, December 11th - December 31st.

9. Hunters will be allowed to hunt in their assigned zone/area only; at no time will hunting be allowed outside of the assigned zone. Only the assigned permittee and his “buddy” will be allowed to hunt. (This does not apply to areas open to the general public for hunting around Perry Lake.)

10. Parking and vehicle operation will be permitted in designated areas only, and the issued parking permit must be displayed.

11. Hunting stands and blinds must be portable only. Hunters must follow state regulations for blinds and tree stands on public lands. Minor pruning is permitted to create a shooting lane.

12. Shots resulting in deer injury will need to be trailed; however, proceeding onto private property will be allowed with landowner permission only.

13.  Hunters will need to submit a post-hunt form indicating the number of deer killed of each sex. All deer and turkey sightings should be tallied.  These forms will be issued at the pre-hunt meeting.  If reports are not returned by January 16th, 2017, two weeks after the final day of the hunt, then hunters may be excluded from future hunts.

14. Any permit holder violating any state or Corps of Engineers (COE) rule, regulation, or law will have their COE permit voided, be subject to a ticket, and will be banned from future special hunts at Perry Lake. Any person-to-person conflicts must be reported to the appropriate officials.

15. Mountain bikes and boat usage are approved for access to hunting units.  NO ATV’S.

16. Game feeders and bait are NOT allowed.

 

 

 

 

Special trapping permits allow for the trapping of raccoon and beaver in Longview, Rock Creek and Slough Creek Parks and the trapping of beaver and muskrat in the Delaware Marsh and Outlet area.

Rules:

1. Application for special trapping permits are available starting Wednesday October 1st, 2014. Applications can be printed off from the link below. Applications can be submits to our office in person or electronically through email at perry.lake@usace.army.mil.

2. Application deadline is Thursday October 30th, 2014. Permits will be selected Friday October 31st, 2014. Selected applicants will be contacted by phone. A pretrapping meeting will be assigned after permits have been selected. At this meeting, unit assignments will be chosen by the trappers in the order they are drawn.

3. Trapping will be permitted in assigned areas from November 12th, 2013 - February 15th, 2014.

4. Trappers must use live traps or dog proof traps when harvesting raccoons. Beaver and muskrat traps must be placed under water and not on land. Trappers may not use snares or foot hold traps and must avoid conflict with the public in these designated areas.

5. Trappers will be allowed to trap in their assigned zone/area only; at no time will trapping be allowed outside of the assigned zone. Only the assigned permittee will be allowed to trap. (This does not apply to areas open to the general public for trapping around Perry Lake.)

6. Parking and vehicle operation will be permitted in designated areas only, and the issued parking permit must be displayed.

7. Trappers must have a valid state hunting permit and furharvester permit. Trappers must show proof of state trapping and hunting license at the meeting.

8. Trappers must follow all state furharvester rules and regulations.

9. Any permit holder violating any state or Corps of Engineers (COE) rule, regulation, or law will have their COE permit voided, be subject to a ticket, and will be banned from future special hunts at Perry Lake. Any person-to-person conflicts must be reported to the appropriate officials.

10. Mountain bikes and boat usage are approved for access to hunting units.  NO ATV’S.

Trapping Units Map

Trapping Application

 

Special waterfowl hunt allows the opportunity to hunt waterfowl at the Corps of Engineers Beach. The special waterfowl hunts are broken into 8, two week periods from October 29th, 2016 - February 12th, 2017. The hunt is open for special draw to the public for the harvest of waterfowl and geese.

Rules:

1. Application for special waterfowl hunts are available starting Thursday September 1st, 2016. Applications can be printed off from the link below. Applications can be submits to our office in person or electronically through email at perry.lake@usace.army.mil.

2. The application deadline for this hunt is Saturday, October 1st, 2016. Hunters can only be listed on one application.

3. Permits will be issued through a lottery drawing on Monday, October 3rd, 2016; applicants will be notified by telephone if they are selected. The issued permit must be carried by permittee at all times and may be revoked by Corps of Engineers officials, Wildlife and Parks officials, and Jefferson County Sheriff’s officials at any time.

4. The permit holder will be required to attend a pre-hunt mandatory meeting on Saturday, October 15th, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Corps of Engineers Visitor Center at Perry Lake. If the permit holder fails to attend the meeting, the permit will be revoked and given to the first available alternate hunter. At this meeting, unit assignments and hunting dates will be chosen by the hunters in the order they are drawn.

5. All State of Kansas game quotas and laws apply.  Hunters must show proof of state hunting license(s) and federal waterfowl licenses at the mandatory meeting.

6. Each hunting units has 3 hunting dates to choose from. Hunting dates will be established once Kansas State waterfowl seasons are determined.

7. Hunters will be allowed to hunt in their assigned zone/area only; at no time will hunting be allowed outside of the assigned zone. (This does not apply to areas open to the general public for hunting around Perry Lake.)

8. Parking and vehicle operation will be permitted in designated areas only, and the issued parking permit must be displayed.

9. Blinds may be built or set up on the start of the hunt date, but have to be removed at the end of the hunt date. Decoys may not be left unattended overnight.

11. Hunters will need to submit a post-hunt form indicating the number of birds killed of each species. These forms will be issued at the pre-hunt meeting.  If reports are not returned by Friday, February 24th, 2017, then hunters may be excluded from future hunts.

12. Any permit holder violating any state or Corps of Engineers (COE) rule, regulation, or law will have their COE permit voided, be subject to a ticket, and will be banned from future special hunts at Perry Lake. Any person-to-person conflicts must be reported to the appropriate officials.

13. Mountain bikes and boat usage are approved for access to hunting units.  NO ATV’S.

 

 

Special youth deer, rifle hunts are available for application. Selected applicants are given the opportunity to harvest white-tailed deer in areas normally closed to hunting. A total of 16 applicants are selected for the special hunt. The special hunt will take place September 11th and 12th..

 Rules:

1.       Application for the special youth deer, rifle hunt are available starting Wednesday July 20th, 2016. Applications can be printed off from the link below. Applications can be submitted to our office, mail, or email at perry.lake@usace.army.mil.

2.       Application deadline is Saturday August 20th, 2016. Each Application must list the youth hunter and their mentor.

3.       Hunter will be selected through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of Monday August 22nd, 2016; hunters will be notified by telephone if they are selected.

4.       Both the youth hunter and their mentor will be required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt meeting on August 27th, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Corps of Engineers Visitor Center at Perry Lake. At this meeting an additional drawing will take place to select blind assignments and hunt day.

5.       Applicants must be 10 to 16 years of age.

6.       Applicants must have a valid Hunter’s Safety Certificate that must be provided at the pre hunt meeting.

7.       Applicants must have a valid Kansas State Hunting License that must be provided at the pre hunt meeting.

8.       Hunters may harvest 1 deer, either sex.

9.       Hunters must have a valid Kansas State deer tag and harvest the sex of the deer tag in possession.

10.   Hunters must use legal deer hunting methods and equipment. Center fire rifles only and caliber must be .243 or bigger.

11.   Hunters will be given an opportunity to hunt one day and a specific blind location. Blinds will be provided, but chairs and other equipment are not provided.

12.   Corps Ranger will assist with the tracking, dressing, and transport of the deer.

13.   Meals and warm drink are provided throughout the day, as well as shelter from the weather.

14.   Traditionally there has been nearly a 100% harvest rate.

 

Special youth waterfowl hunt is available for application. The select applicant will be given the opportunity to waterfowl at Delaware Marsh. A total of 5 applicants will be selected for the special hunt giving each person an opportunity to hunt the Delaware Marsh over a two week peroid. The special hunt will take place October 24th -December 31st.

Rules:

1. Application for the special youth waterfowl hunt are available starting Tuesday September 1st, 2015. Applications can be printed off from the link below. Applications can be submitted to our office, mail, or email at perry.lake@usace.army.mil.

2. Application deadline is Thursday October 2nd, 2015. Each Application must list the youth hunter and their mentor.

3. Hunter will be selected through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of Friday October 3rd, 2015; hunter will be notified by telephone if they are selected.

4. The selected applicant may include two more youth hunters and one more mentor as participants in the special hunt.

5. Both the youth hunters and their mentors will be required to attend a mandatory pre-hunt meeting on Saturday October 10th at 1:00 PM at the Corps of Engineers Visitor Center at Perry Lake.

6. Youth hunters must be 12 to 16 years of age.

7. Hunters must have a valid Hunter’s Safety Certificate that must be provided at the pre hunt meeting.

8. Hunters must have a valid Kansas State Hunting License that must be provided at the pre hunt meeting.

9. Hunters must have a Kansas HIP Stamp, Kansas State Waterfowl Stamp, and Federal Waterfowl Stamp.

10. Hunters must follow Kansas State and Federal waterfowl hunting regulations and limits.

11. Hunters will be given an opportunity to hunt two weekends at Delaware Marsh. Blinds will be provided, but chairs and other equipment are not provided.

Youth Waterfowl Hunt Application

Hunt Pictures