KDWP ASSESSING STORM DAMAGE AT STATE PARKS
CREEPING UP ON CRAPPIE
COLORADO PLANS MANDATORY BOAT INSPECTIONS
KDWP OFFERS LANDOWNERS CONTRACTS FOR WALK-IN HUNTING ACCESS
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Department of Wildlife and Parks updates status from May 8 storms
PRATT -- On Friday, May 8, heavy storms hit several areas of the state causing damage to several Kansas state parks. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) staff are still assessing damage as water rises at some lakes and recedes at others, exposing areas to ins ... Read More


Warmer weather lures popular sportfish to shallow water spawning areas
PRATT -- The Kansas crappie spawn is one of the most exciting times of the year for many Kansas outdoorsmen, but it's been a cool spring in Kansas, and nature has been slow to respond. Mid-May, however, has brought warmer weather, and anglers can expect crappie to ... Read More


Kansas boaters traveling to Colorado will be checked for aquatic nuisance species
DENVER -- Kansas boaters traveling to Colorado should anticipate being inspected this year as new regulations designed to prevent the spread of zebra and quagga mussels take effect for the 2009 boating season, the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) repo ... Read More


Signup deadline July 13
PRATT -- Landowners interested in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP)
Walk-In Hunting Access Program
(WIHA) -- which pays landowners to allow public hunting access on their land -- are reminded that the deadline for enrollment is July 13. The WIHA program, which began in 1995, grew to more t ... Read More