Fishing regulations, spring turkey seasons top agenda
PRATT — On Oct. 15, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing at the VFW, 610 Walnut in Sedan. The meeting's afternoon session will begin at 1:30 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m. The evening public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited ... Read More


Adults double their pleasure while taking a youth hunting and scouting for regular season
PRATT — The 2009 upland bird hunting forecast is one of the best in the past 20 years. Wherever hunters and others connected to the land meet, conversation revolving around pheasant and quail hunting is animated, and that's good news for Kansas y ... Read More


New online ANS voluntary certification course helps water users stem spread of invasive species
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has confirmed the presence of adult zebra mussels in the Kansas River below Perry Reservoir, as well as downstream, below the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. KDWP staff had been expectin ... Read More


Anglers look forward to cool water species but encouraged to check KDWP website for stocking updates
PRATT — The Kansas trout season begins Oct. 15 and runs through April 15. During this season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stocks rainbow trout in designated waters throughout the state. Some waters stocked with t ... Read More


Halloween critters, hayrack ride, and "monster" myth-busters play featured
JUNCTION CITY — "Monster Myths by Moonlight" is the title of an Oct. 17 event at Milford State Park. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and include a hayrack ride and exploration of the nature trails by moonlight.
Biologists will ... Read More