LAST YEAR FOR STAGGERED UPLAND BIRD OPENERS
TROUT STOCKED AT CEDAR BLUFF STILLING BASIN
WESTAR ENERGY YOUTH DEER HUNTS IN DECEMBER AND JANUARY
MAXWELL BUFFALO AUCTION NOV. 19
SUMMIT UNVEILS RESEARCH ON HUNTING AND SHOOTING PARTICIPATION
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Hunters asked to avoid standing crops; pheasant and quail open same day next year
PRATT -- The 2008 Kansas pheasant season opens on Saturday, Nov. 1, marking the beginning of upland bird seasons.
Upland game bird seasons for 2008 including the following:
pheasant season (statewide) -- Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2009;
quai ... Read More


Stocking had been delayed; season opened Oct. 15
PRATT -- The Kansas trout season began Oct. 15 and runs through April 15. In early October, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) announced that due to poor water conditions resulting from fall turnover, trout stocking would be delayed at the stilling basin below Cedar Bluf ... Read More


Rifles provided; application deadline Nov. 5; family banquet to follow hunts
ST. MARY'S -- Westar Energy and its volunteer Green Team will offer first-time youth deer hunters a guided opportunity at Jeffrey Energy Center near St. Mary's during this year's firearms deer seasons, Dec. 3-14 and Jan. 1-4. Using enclosed blinds on small, b ... Read More


Fifty-five animals on auction block this year
PRATT -- In an effort to preserve a small bit of the past, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) maintains small herds of buffalo in the state. As these herds grow, the agency auctions surplus animals that cannot be supported by available habitat on refuges near Garden City an ... Read More


Why people do or don't hunt, how to recruit highlighted by research
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Last June, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) hosted the 2008 Shooting Sports Summit in Colorado Springs. The summit gathered leaders from throughout the shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry, as well as key leaders from fish a ... Read More