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Application for 2014 Perry Lake Waterfowl Hunts are available, application deadline is October 2nd.

2014 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 10 hunting units at Rock Creek, Longview, Perry and Slough Creek Parks.

Rules:

1. Application for special archery hunts are available starting Friday August 1st, 2014. 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 Wednesday September 17th, 2014. Each application must list a primary hunter and a “buddy” hunter to participate in the hunt.  Primary hunters can only be listed on one application.

3. Permits will be selected through a lottery drawing on the afternoon of Thursday, September 18th, 2014; 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 11th, 2014 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. All State of Kansas game quotas and laws apply.  Hunters must show proof of state archery and hunting license(s) at the mandatory meeting.

7. Archery deer hunting will be permitted in assigned areas from October 16th - December 3rd, December 14th - December 31st.

8. 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.)

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

10. 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.

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

12.  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 12th, 2015, two weeks after the final day of the hunt, then hunters may be excluded from future hunts.

13. 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.

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

15. Game feeders are NOT allowed.

Archery Hunt Application Form

Archery Hunt Unit Map

 

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 in traditionally restricted park areas. The special waterfowl hunts are broken into 3 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. Application for special waterfowl hunts are available starting Monday September 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. The application deadline for this hunt is Thursday, October 9th, 2014. Hunters can only be listed on one application.

3. Permits will be issued through a lottery drawing on Friday, October 10th, 2014; 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 18th, 2014 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 27th, 2014, 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 Unit Map

Waterfowl/Goose Hunt Application

Special youth deer, rifle hunts are available for application. Selected applicants are given the opportunity to harvest white-tailed deer in Slough Creek Park. A total of 14 applicants are selected for the special hunt. The special hunt takes place December 6th and 7th, 2014.

 Rules:

1.       Application for the special youth deer, rifle hunt are available starting Monday September 1st, 2014. 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 16th, 2014. 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 17th, 2014; 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 November 22nd 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 12 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 either sex of deer.

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 in Slough Creek Park. 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.

 Youth Deer Hunt Application

Hunt Pictures