Videos of KDWP events may be viewed on web at www.kdwp.state.ks.us

PRATT -- Throughout March, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has conducted a number of public events around the state to educate anglers. Called "Fishing Information Nights," the events have featured experts on fishing and focused on fishi ... Read More


Hunting and firearms-related gear second only to exercise equipment


in sports-related sales

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Fore! Outdoor sportsmen and women are playing through. According to data released by the
National Sporting Goods Association
(NSGA), hunting- and shooting-related equipment sales have out-driven golf.

New ... Read More


Hunters 16 and younger invited; registration deadline March 28

COUNCIL GROVE -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) -- in cooperation with area chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Quail Unlimited, as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- is conducting a special turkey hunt April 5 near Council G ... Read More


One record set in 2008; Master Angler Awards available


for trophy catches that are not state records

PRATT -- Most Kansas anglers love to just catch fish, but most dream about catching that once-in-a-lifetime state record fish. In 2007, only one record was broken among the 36 species of fish for which the Kansas Departmen ... Read More


Atlas listing all public and walk-in land available online;


hard copies due in late March

PRATT -- This spring, turkey season for youth and disabled hunters will run concurrently with the archery only season, April 1-8. The regular season (all permits valid and shotguns or bows allowed) opens April 9 and runs through May ... Read More