Sept. 1, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issues guidelines, warning
TOPEKA — With the recent failed corn crops in Kansas due to this year’s drought, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reminds all hunters and landowners of federal waterfowl hunting regulations concerning crop manipulation (baiting). Farm producers who u ... Read More


Sept. 1, 2011
Landowners, hunters urged to avoid attracting deer to feeders; concentrating deer spreads hemorrhagic disease
EMPORIA — Late August through early October is a time when people occasionally see sick and dead deer and wonder what is happening. The disease most often associated with these losses is a virus called hemorr ... Read More


Sept. 1, 2011
Rob Manes spent nearly 20 years with Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
TOPEKA — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has named Rob Manes the new Kansas state director of the conservation organization. Before attaining this position, Manes spent six years as TNC’s director of conservation for Kansas, where he was respon ... Read More


Sept. 1, 2011
$100 bonds, shotguns, other awards await young shooters; registration deadline Sept. 12
KINSLEY — On Saturday, Sept. 17, the Kinsley Gun Club will host its 19th Annual Kids Klassic trap shooting tournament for young shooters. Each youngster will fire at 100 targets. A $25 entry fee will include a custom T-shirt, lunc ... Read More


Sept. 1, 2011
Blue-winged teal migrating in record numbers
PRATT — The first waterfowl that hunters may pursue each year are teal, and their numbers are generally high. But this year is better than ever. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that blue-winged teal numbers are 91 percent above their long-term average (a record) ... Read More