Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawing Scheduled at Kanopolis Lake

Published Aug. 11, 2016
Long Branch Lake offers a great variety or waterfowl species whether you enjoy bird watching or hunting.

Kanopolis Lake will host the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Kanopolis Lake Information Center.

MARQUETTE, Kan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake announce the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing. The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Kanopolis Lake Information Center located at 105 Riverside Drive, Marquette KS, 67464.

The random drawing will determine the order of site selection and permit application for 25 waterfowl blind locations. Issuance of the waterfowl blind permit allows drawn applicants to construct a blind in assigned, designated areas until Feb. 12, 2017. All blinds must be removed by Feb. 22, 2017.

Permit applicants must be at least 12 years of age and only two members per household are allowed in the permit draw. Before hunting waterfowl, those 16 and older must have a federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp and all hunters who are required to obtain a hunting license must also have a Kansas State Waterfowl Stamp and a Kansas Harvest Information Program Stamp.

For additional questions, contact the Kanopolis Lake Project Office at (785) 546-2294.


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