2009 SPRING TURKEY PERMITS, SPECIAL HUNTS APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE
KDWP FISH ATLAS NOW ONLINE
SHAWNEE STATE FISHING LAKE DAM TO BE RENOVATED
FLINT HILLS GOBBLERS PLAN 8th ANNUAL SPRING TURKEY HUNTING CLINIC2009 YOUTH ESSAY CONTEST OFFERS TURKEY HUNT PRIZE
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Regular season April 8-May 31; special hunts application deadline March 16PRATT -- The 2009 spring turkey season runs April 8-May 31, and hunters across the state are already making preparations. Turkey permits allow hunters to use a shotgun, crossbow, or bow throughout the regular season. Archery-only and youth/disabled seasons run concurre ... Read More


Atlas includes maps of all public-access fishing areasPRATT -- Anglers looking forward to warmer weather will find welcome news in the
2009 Kansas Fishing Atlas
, available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks' (KDWP) website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. (Click Fishing/Where To Fish/Fish Atlas.) Printed copi ... Read More


Lake will be partially drained; summer vegetative growth in lake bed should improve fish habitatTOPEKA --During the summer of 2009, visitors to Shawnee State Fishing Lake (8 miles north and 4 miles west of Topeka) will notice a big change. Beginning March 1, local contractors will begin renovating the dam, which is approximately 50 years old ... Read More


All novice turkey hunters are welcome; registration deadline March 12EMPORIA -- On March 28, the Flint Hills Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education Program will conduct its 8th Annual Spring Turkey Hunting Clinic. The event will take place at Camp Alexander, ne ... Read More


Shotgun, other gear, two-day guided hunt go to essay winner; March 14 deadlineEMPORIA -- The Flint Hills Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is challenging youngsters to write a story and win a two-day guided spring turkey hunt and a new turkey shotgun. In 500 words or less, entrants must answer the question, “If y ... Read More