NONRESIDENT DEER PERMITS STILL AVAILABLE IN FIVE UNITS
LATE ZONE YOUTH DUCK SEASON OCT. 20-21
KSU DUCKS UNLIMITED CHAPTER PLANS WATERFOWLERS' PARTY
ONSET OF COOLER WEATHER HEATS UP KANSAS FISHING PROSPECTS
OFF-SEASON PARK FEES AN OUTDOOR BARGAIN
NRCS' EQIP HELPS FARMERS AND RANCHERS CONSERVE THE LAND
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Leftover deer permits on sale; first-come, first-served

PRATT -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced that about 1,600 nonresident deer permits are still available for the 2007 season. These are permits that were not taken in the May nonresident application period. They are all firearms Whitetail Either ... Read More


Late Zone regular season opens Oct. 27; rest of state now open

PRATT -- Kansas duck hunting is in full swing, with seasons in the High Plains Zone running Oct. 6-Jan. 1, 2008, and Jan. 19-27, 2008, and the Early Zone seasons running Oct.13-Dec.9 and Dec. 15-30. Still to come, however, are the Late Zone seasons -- Oct. 27-Dec. 30 an ... Read More


Numerous prizes to be raffled in fund-raising event

MANHATTAN -- The Kansas State University Ducks Unlimited chapter is planning a party. The event will begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Longhorns, 1115 Moro St. in Manhattan.

In addition to food and beverages, event organizers will raffle a variety of waterfowling gear, including guns ... Read More


Cool water brings fish up from the deep

PRATT -- As autumn water temperatures drop into the upper 60s, sportfish such as white bass, crappie, and walleye move from cool, deep water and become more active. In shallow water, they take advantage of abundant prey and prepare for the coming winter. At this time, they are easier to find ... Read More


Hunters, anglers, and others enjoy convenience, reduced prices in fall and winter

PRATT -- Many people don't think of Kansas state parks once summer is over, but many others see them as great places to visit and enjoy the outdoors without the congestion often encountered during the peak use months. During the off-season, hunters an ... Read More


Voluntary conservation program promotes environmental quality

SALINA -- For those involved in agriculture, fall is a busy time of the year. But Harold L. Klaege, state conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) says that even though producers may be busy, this may be ... Read More