PRATT – Most anglers will keep good fishing spots close to their vests, but unfortunately for them, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism doesn’t. The 2017 Kansas Fishing Forecast is now available online, just in time for anglers to begin planning fishing trips for this spring. At, anglers ... Read More

PRATT – Thanks to the nearly 1,430 volunteer hunter education instructors who serve Kansas, zero hunting-related fatalities were reported in 2016 – a stark contrast to statistics from just 50 years ago when the state saw seven lives lost, two years in a row. Kansas Hunter Education instructors certified 7,692 students in 2016, bringing the tota ... Read More

PRATT – Non-game species ­– species that are not trapped, fished or hunted – make up more than 99 percent of Kansas’ wildlife. Kansans share the state with more than 4,500 different types of nongame species including birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans and mollusks and all of them need support in some way. The Kansas Nongame ... Read More