Hunting News
  • KDWPT Holiday Closings
    PRATT – There’s plenty to enjoy and be thankful for over the Thanksgiving Holiday, and this year, we hope the great outdoors makes your list. While most Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) offices will be closed Nov. 26-29, we hope you will take time to enjoy hiking, hunting or fishing with family at one of the many public ... Read More
  • 2015 Marks Fifty Years of Deer Hunting in Kansas
    PRATT – Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, the opening day of the firearm deer season, is a big day for many Kansas deer hunters. But it’s also important for another reason. This year’s season marks the 50th anniversary of modern deer hunting in Kansas. And to borrow a slogan from a 1960s commercial, “We’ve come a long way, baby.”The 2015 firearm deer se ... Read More
  • Game Wardens Seek Public Assistance in Poaching Cases
    PRATT – If you’ve ever seen a photo of a poached deer, chances are you wish you hadn’t. The sad reality is countless numbers of big game animals are illegally killed in Kansas each year. While Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism game wardens make every effort to solve these cases, lack of evidence often leaves criminals unpunished. ... Read More