April 2009

Turkey hunters urged to avoid area being improved for wildlife habitatTurkey hunters planning to visit the Hollister Wildlife Area, approximately 8 miles southwest of Ft. Scott, should plan to avoid the northwest corner of the wildlife area on May 2. During the morning and early afternoon on this date, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Park ... Read More

Gardner man breaks 27-year-old rainbow trout recordIt wasn't a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but the rainbow on the end of Ken Phelps' line was golden. The Gardner man was fishing with Power Bait in Shawnee Mission Park Lake on March 3 when he hooked a new state record rainbow trout.
After weighing, confirmation by regional fisheries b ... Read More

June 7 - 12 camp teaches youngsters nearly everything about the outdoors, from fishing, swimming, and star-gazing to canoeing, archery, and wingshootingThe Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) and the K-State Cooperative Extension Service are sponsoring the 21st Annual Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) June 7-12 at the Camp WaShunGa area of Rock Springs ... Read More