Harbinger of fall scratches outdoor itch
PRATT — Most hunters recognize September as the month when Kansas hunting seasons begin, and dove season, which opens Sept. 1 each year, usually comes to mind. However, several other hunting opportunities unfold in the first autumnal month, including rail, snipe, teal, archery antelope, muzzlel ... Read More


Aquaria, taxidermy, live animals, cabin highlight exhibits this year
PRATT — The 2010 Kansas State Fair — Sept. 10-19 — offers a wide variety of sights, sounds, food, music, and other entertainment, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) brings a different kind of wild outdoor experience to the fair. The KDWP exhibit, ... Read More


Open for reservation year-round, cabins offer comfortable accommodations for anglers and hunters
PRATT -— The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced the opening of two new fee cabins at Kingman State Fishing Lake, 7 miles west of Kingman on U.S. Highway 54. The two modern fee cabins overlook the lake, and the are ... Read More


First upland bird chapter based in Iola
IOLA — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) announced the formation of its first ever upland game bird chapter — the Kansas First Upland Pioneers Chapter — in Iola on Aug. 18. More than two dozen conservation-minded individuals wanted to form a NWTF chapter, but with the focus on upland ga ... Read More