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Application for 2014 Perry Lake Special Hunts will be available August 1st 2014.

2013 Special Hunts

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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 12 hunting units at Rock Creek, Longview, Perry and Slough Creek Parks. Application deadline is October 2nd, 2013.

Rules:

1. Each application must list a primary hunter and a “buddy” hunter to participate in the hunt.  Hunters can only be listed on one application.

2. Permits will be selected through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013; 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.

3. Both the primary permit holder and his “buddy” will be required to attend a pre-hunt mandatory meeting on Saturday, October 5th, 2012 at 7:00pm 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, zone assignments will be chosen by the hunters in the order they are drawn.

4. Archery only. The primary hunter or buddy hunter must harvest one doe between the two 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.

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

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

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. 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.)

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

9. 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.

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

11.  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 7, 2014, one week after the final day of the hunt, 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.

14. Game feeders are not allowed.

Archery Hunt Application Form

Archery Hunt Units Map

 

Special trapping permits are available for application. 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 deadline is October 2nd at 1:00pm. Permits will be selected the afternoon of October 2nd. 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.

2. Trapping will be permitted in assigned areas from November 13th, 2013 - February 15th, 2014.

3. 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.

4. 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.)

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

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

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

8. 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.

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

Trapping Application Form

Trapping Units Map

 

Special waterfowl hunt allows the opportunity to hunt waterfowl in traditionally restricted park areas. The special waterfowl hunts are broken into 4 different periods for 7 different locations around the lake. The hunt is open for special draw to the public for the harvest of waterfowl and geese.

Rules:

1. The application deadline for this hunt is 1:00pm on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013.  Each application must list a primary hunter and a “buddy” hunter to participate in the hunt.  Hunters can only be listed on one application.

2. Permits will be issued through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013; 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.

3. Primary permit holder will be required to attend a pre-hunt mandatory meeting on Saturday, October 5th, 2012 at 4:00pm 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 4 hunting dates to choose from. Waterfowl hunt periods are November 9th - December 4th and December 16th - 29th. Goose only hunt periods are December 30th - January 19th 2014 and January 20th - February 9th 2014.

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. 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.)

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 February 28th, 2013, 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.

Waterfowl/Goose Hunt Application Form

Waterfowl/Goose Hunt Unit Map

Special youth deer hunt is available for youths 12-16 years of age. 14 permits are drawn to rifle hunt deer in Slough Creek Park. Youth must hunt under the supervision of an adult 18 or older who as passed hunters safety. The adult may NOT hunt. All hunters must have passed hunter safety, have a valid state hunting license, and have valid a deer tag. Hunters must use legal deer hunting methods and equipment. Hunters may harvest either sex of deer.

Over a two day peroid youth hunters are given a great opportunity to harvest whitetailed deer. Hunters arrive before sun up and are taken to their blind locations. After the shot Corps Rangers assist with tracking, dressing, and transport of the deer. Meals and warm drink are provided throughout the day. Traditionally there has been nearly a 100% harvest rate. Hunt dates are December 7th and 8th and the prehunt meeting for those selected is December 1st at 12:00 pm.

Youth Rifle Application Form

Youth Rifle Blind Map

 

 Special youth waterfowl hunts are available for application. 7 permits are drawn to allow hunting in restricted hunting park areas giving youth hunters a great opportunity to harvest waterfowl. The hunt is open to the youths 16 and younger for the harvest of waterfowl.  Youth must hunt under the supervision of an adult 18 or older who as passed hunters safety. The adult may NOT hunt. All hunters must have valid state and federal hunting permits. Hunters must follow state and federal migratory bird hunting regulations. 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. Awarded hunter must contact the Perry Corps of Engineers office and set up pre-hunt meeting for additional information. Hunt arrangement may be subject to change. Application deadline is October 2nd. Hunt dates are October 19th & 20th and October 26th - November 3rd. Prehunt meeting is October 5th at 2:00 pm.

Youth Waterfowl Hunt Application Form

Youth Waterfowl Hunt Unit Map

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