Early teal seasons to allow 16- and nine-day seasons; additional deer and elk regulations approved
HERINGTON — At a June 24 meeting in Herington, the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission approved recommendations dealing with early teal seasons, public land use, elk permits, and special deer seasons, as well as the nonresident deer app ... Read More

Ellsworth man breaks 22-year-old record
PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has certified a new Kansas state record striped bass that was caught in Wilson Reservoir on May 14, breaking a record that had stood for 22 years. Paul Bahr, Ellsworth, hauled the monster 44-inch, 44-pounder from the lake about 7 p.m. us ... Read More

From Independence Day fireworks to boat races, special events celebrate mid-summer
PRATT — July means fishing, boating, swimming, and fireworks, and Kansas state parks provide them all. As Kansans get prepared to celebrate the birth of the nation and enjoy July outdoors, state parks are destination #1.
In addition to firework displ ... Read More

Missouri-based organization has chapters nationwide
BUFFALO, Mo. — The Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF) has announced a new insurance program designed to cover owned, rented, or borrowed equipment used on chapter habitat projects. This coverage provides QUWF chapters protection against damage or loss to equipment used in de ... Read More