Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-8-1 - Department lands and waters: hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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115-8-1. Department lands and waters: hunting, furharvesting, and discharge of firearms. (a) Subject to provisions and restrictions as established by posted notice or as specified in the document adopted by reference in subsection (e), the following activities shall be allowed on department lands and waters:
(1) Hunting during open seasons for hunting on lands and waters designated for public hunting;
(2) furharvesting during open seasons for furharvesting on lands and waters designated for public hunting and other lands and waters as designated by the department;
(3) target practice in areas designated as open for target practice; and
(4) noncommercial training of hunting dogs.
(b) Other than as part of an activity under subsection (a), the discharge of firearms and other sport hunting equipment capable of launching projectiles shall be allowed on department lands and waters only as specifically authorized in writing by the department.
(c) The discharge of fully automatic rifles or fully automatic handguns on department lands and waters shall be prohibited.
(d) Department lands and waters shall be open neither for commercial rabbit and hare furharvesting nor for commercial harvest of amphibians and reptiles.
(e) The department's "KDWPT public lands division special use restrictions," dated January 30, 2019, is hereby adopted by reference. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2018 Supp. 32-807; effective Dec. 4, 1989; amended July 13, 2001; amended May 16, 2008; amended May 15, 2009; amended July 23, 2010; amended Nov. 14, 2011; amended Jan. 1, 2013; amended July 26, 2013; amended July 18, 2014; amended April 22, 2016; amended May 19, 2017; amended July 20, 2018; amended May 31, 2019.)