Sept. 26, 2013
Joint effort will check drivers’ licenses and possession of wildlife

– The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT), KHP and local law enforcement will conduct a joint checkpoint in central Kansas in early October. The fall turkey season starts October 1, and the regular big duck season sta ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013
Each hunter will have the opportunity to harvest at least four birds during this free hunt
HAYS – The Smoky Hill Pheasants Forever (PF) chapter, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Pheasant Run Control Shooting Area, and the Hunting Heritage Group, Inc. will ho ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013
Eligible hunters can choose from nearly 640 special hunts during this second drawing
PRATT – Hunters have until Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at 9 a.m. to apply for the 2013 fall/winter special hunts drawing. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Special Hunts Program offers hunte ... Read More

Sept. 26, 2013
Plan is alternative to federal Endangered Species Act listing

TOPEKA – The fourth draft of a comprehensive conservation plan for the lesser prairie-chicken has been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for endorsement, a plan offered by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) ... Read More

September 26, 2013
A long season and generous bag limit make fall turkey hunting attractive

PRATT – Ever heard of a turkey hunting dog? How about a
call? If you’re like most Kansans, you probably haven’t. Fall turkey hunting doesn’t have the same tradition with Kansas hunters as spring hunting does. And th ... Read More