Kansas deer hunting is nationally known, but maintaining status is a challenge October 19, 2013

Kansas Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... It wasn’t until 1965 that the first modern deer season was opened. And that was after a 50-year closure of hunting in the state.... “We’ve seen a lot of changes over the years,” said Lloyd Fox, deer biologist for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. “We went through a period where people were saying, ‘Don’t shoot the does. We have to let our deer numbers grow.’ Then we got to the point where people were saying, ‘We have to shoot does. We have to thin the numbers.’ ...

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