August 25
Record-high duck numbers could make great hunting; rainfall needed
PRATT — Kansas duck hunters don't have long to wait before seasons open. The early teal season runs Sept. 17-25 in the High Plains (west of U.S. 283) and Sept. 10-25 in the Low Plains (east of U.S. 283), and there should be plenty of birds. The U.S. Fish ... Read More


August 25
After Labor Day, parks offer milder weather, uncrowded parks
PRATT — School will be starting soon, and although many people view this as the end of summer, Kansas state parks are still going strong. Many have events planned for one of the busiest times the year — Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5. For outdoor enthusiasts, thi ... Read More


August 25
Sunflowers and unharvested wheat managed specifically for doves; youth get first shot
JAMESTOWN — Dove season opens Sept. 1, and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) managers at Jamestown Wildlife Area have planted food plots to attract doves at fields located along the north side of Vale Road between ... Read More


August 25
Shotgun, archery shooting and fishing opportunities highlight event
ELLSWORTH — On Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon, youth 17 and younger accompanied by adults 18 or older are invited to a free day of target shooting and outdoor activities sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), the K-State ... Read More


August 25
Jamestown Wildlife Area to host tours of the area, provide waterfowl hunting info
JAMESTOWN — On Sept. 8, Jamestown Wildlife Area managers will hold the traditional Jamestown Waterfowl Information night with a change of venue. Instead of meeting in a classroom with presentations, pictures, graphs, and tables, interested ... Read More


August 25
Lake users urged to heed KDHE advisories
PRATT — Throughout the summer of 2011, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has been sampling recreational bodies of water for blue-green algae when they are alerted to a potential algae bloom. When problems arise, they cooperate with the Kansas Department of Wil ... Read More