Professorship in Oklahoma lures Liberal doctor away from Kansas

TOPEKA -- Dr. James Harrington of Liberal has announced his resignation from the
Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission
effective Jan. 1. Harrington had served on the commission since July 1, 2001, and was appointed chairman by Governor Kathleen Sebelius on July 1, 2 ... Read More


Data used to compile 2007 Kansas Fishing Forecast, available Jan. 1

PRATT -- Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) raises and stocks millions of fish throughout the state, providing anglers with special opportunities to catch a wide variety of fish. Fall is perhaps the busiest time of the year for KDWP fishe ... Read More


From bass and bluegill to sauger and walleye, Kansas anglers have it all

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has completed its 2006 stocking of fish raised in
state hatcheries
at Farlington, Meade, Milford, and Pratt, including millions of fish from newly-hatched to 8 inches long. Approximately 74.7 mill ... Read More


45-pound monster breaks old record by 13 pounds

PRATT -- On Oct. 6, two Haven men caught a new Kansas state record snapping turtle on the Arkansas river near their home town. The monster weighed 45 pounds and was 16 inches long. The previous largest Kansas common snapper was caught by Ian and John Bork on April 23, 1992, in Barton ... Read More