Kansas Frog Hunting Opens July 1 2014 ~ Video

Bullfrogs can prove quite the challenge, but offer tasty cuisine.

Kansas Frog Hunting Opens July 1 2014
Kansas Frog Hunting Opens July 1 2014
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

PRATT, KS --(Ammoland.com)-  Kansas bullfrog season is less than two weeks away, and for those looking for the ultimate summer fishing challenge, this is it. From July 1-October 31, anglers can attempt to catch these four-legged amphibians with several different techniques.

Bullfrogs may be taken by hook and line, dip net, gig, bow and arrow, or crossbow, and a line must attach bow to arrow, and the arrow must have a barbed head.

If you’re really up for a challenge, bullfrogs can also be taken by hand. The best method is to walk quietly through the water at night and shine a bright light along the bank until a pair of glowing eyes appear.

Temporarily blinded by the light, frogs can be grabbed or netted.

The daily creel limit is eight, with a possession limit of 24. A valid fishing license is required for any person to take, catch, or kill bullfrogs, except persons exempt by law from having such license.

Considered by some as a delicacy, frog legs have a taste and texture that resembles a cross between shrimp and fish. A popular way to cook them is to dip the legs in egg and then into a mixture of flour and corn meal, seasoning salt, and pepper. The legs are then fried to a golden brown and served up hot.

For more information on bullfrog season, visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Fishing / Fishing Regulations / Bullfrogs” or consult the 2014 Kansas Fishing Regulations Summary.

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